Jim Flemming and his wife Dianna
were honored with the United Way of
West Alabama Alexis de Tocqueville
Society 2015 Family of the Year Award.
The society is composed of donors who
donate $10,000 or more annually to the
United Way, with a focus on improving
health and education for West Alabama
Flemming serves as the president
and CEO of First National Bank of
Central Alabama. He also served on The
University of Alabama Capstone Medical
Center board for 16 years and worked as
co-chair of the capital campaign for the
DCH Foundation and its Lewis & Faye
Manderson Cancer Center.
Stephen L. Norris has joined the
advisory board for NEAH GES. The
company provides comprehensive
logistics, power generation and security
management for global energy and
critical infrastructure assets. Norris
also serves as chairman of Stephen
Norris Capital Partners, LLC, and is one
of four co-founders of one of the largest
and most successful private equity firms
in the world, Carlyle Group.
Tim Hennessy was featured in a profile
by the Birmingham Business Journal.
He currently serves as the president of
Concepts & Associates, a major provider
of promotional items and corporate
gifts. Hennessy was quoted saying that
he learned the importance of timeliness
when it comes to deliveries through his
job as a paperboy when he was a kid.
Vulcan Materials’ Chairman Donald
“Don” James will step down as c
hairman of the board by the end of the
year. He was hired as the senior VP
for Vulcan in 1992 and served as CEO
from 1997 until 2014. He transitioned
to a non-executive chairman position
in January when he retired from the
company. Vulcan is the largest producer
of construction aggregates, like gravel,
sand and stone, in the United States.
James serves as director for the
Birmingham Business Alliance, U.S.
Chamber of Commerce and Boy Scouts
of Central Alabama, among other
organizations in the Birmingham area.
Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital
has named retired Col. Arthur Evans
the new CEO/administrator after a
unanimous vote by the Tombigbee
Healthcare Authority board of directors.
Evans began working for BWWMH in
1979 and has seen the hospital evolve
in terms of medicine, technology and
financial policies. He has served as
chairman of the Healthcare Workers’
Compensation Fund since 2008,
representing hospitals across the state.
He served for 30 years in the Army
The Birmingham Children’s Theatre
has appointed Ricky M. Stricklan as
its new executive director. Stricklan is
a certified public accountant with 30
years of experience, spending most of
his professional career working as a
financial officer in the private sector
with an industrial contracting company.
He has served as interim executive
director since November 2014 before
being nominated to the official position.
Jeannette “Jennie” Renwick has joined
Aegis Health Group as VP of market
development, a company with more than
25 years of experience in population
health and wellness strategies.
Her most recent positions include
serving as investment adviser for
Roussel & Associates and associate
managing partner at Tatum, both located
in Nashville, Tennessee. She also serves
on the board of directors for The Land
Trust of Tennessee and the PENCIL
foundation and was a past member of
the Make-A-Wish advisory team.
Brigadier General David Wesley has
been selected as the 11th president
of Randolph-Macon Academy. Wesley
served more than 26 years in the U.S. Air
Force. His background as the staff judge
advocate for Headquarters Air Force
Material Command (AFMC) at Wright-