running the Women’s Network Circle
in the Stamford, Connecticut, office of
PwC for several years has bolstered her
belief that successful firms will be the
ones that best leverage the women in
Mettler has 24 years of experience
with big four public accounting firms.
Previously, she was a director in the
International Tax Services Group of
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in the
Stamford and Chicago offices as well as
a manager in the Chicago and Boston
offices of Ernst & Young LLP.
Crawford Pounds has been appointed
market managing partner for
markets. Pounds is a certified public
accountant in Alabama, North Carolina
and New Jersey. He will lead a practice
of more than 900 PwC professionals
throughout North Carolina and South
Carolina and will direct the strategy and
operations of PwC’s offices in Charlotte,
Raleigh, Greensboro and Spartanburg.
Pounds has been with PwC since 1988
and was admitted to the partnership in
1999. He began his career with the firm
Thomas Armstrong of Beauchamp,
Woodke & Armstrong in Birmingham
was named to the National Association
of Board Certified Advisory Practices
list of Premier Advisors in June 2013
for the second consecutive year. The
NABCAP is a nonprofit that assesses 20
categories of practice management and
compares and evaluates all participants
numerically. The winners are then listed
in alphabetical order in the Birmingham
Armstrong was recently appointed to
the national board of directors for the
Partnership of Philanthropic Planning.
Ed Caldwell has joined MediTract as
senior vice president of sales and
marketing. Caldwell brings more
than 20 years of experience to his role
at Medi Tract.
Bonnie Blalock has been named a senior
vice president for commercial banking
at FSG Bank. Blalock has more than
20 years of banking experience serving
the needs of business, commercial
and corporate banking clients in the
Chattanooga, Tennessee, area.
Prior to her current position, Blalock
was executive vice president and director
of client services for CapitalMark Bank.
She began her career with Sun Trust.
Michelle Bentley has been named
vice president for Trustmark. With
more than 21 years of experience in
the financial industry, Bentley is a
commercial relationship manager in
Mobile, Alabama. She is a certified bank
auditor and holds a certification in risk
management assurance. She serves as
vice chair of the board of trustees and
chair of the committee of trustees for
St. Luke’s Episcopal School.
Joseph Fehrenbach has been
appointed president and CEO of
Intergraph Government Solutions,
a subsidiary of Intergraph Corp.
Prior to IGS, Fehrenbach launched
Intergraph’s global software research
and development center and served as
vice president for Intergraph’s Security
Government & Infrastructure global
sales operations, homeland security
and federal solutions businesses.
He also managed several technology
programs of national importance,
serving as lead researcher for cutting-
edge geospatial, imaging and location-
based technologies. He earned an MBA
from The University of Alabama.
Robert W. “Bob” Kinard has been
named a partner in the Nashville,
Tennessee, office of Subsidium
Healthcare. Subsidium is a premier
management-consulting firm focused
on the health care industry. Kinard is
one of four additions to the senior level
at Subsidium in an effort to support
growth in the company. Kinard has
more than 20 years in the health care
industry with expertise in mergers
and acquisitions, business planning
and strategic development, and
Lance McAlindon has recently taken the
position of director of global insights
at Wal-Mart, leaving his post as the
chief research officer at Front Porch
Researcher in Nashville, Tennessee.
McAlindon began his career at Ford
Motor Co., moving to Proctor & Gamble
in 1999 and Front Porch in 2010. He
serves on the board of trustees for
Franklin Classical School and is a guest
lecturer at Williamson College.
John Patrick Lamoney is one of six
Culverhouse College of Commerce
graduates who made the Birmingham
Business Journal’s Top 40 Under 40 list
John Brooks Harris is one of six
Culverhouse College of Commerce