Christy Cleare (MBA '01) has been appointed Assistant Vice President and Community Affairs Officer at the Federal Reserve Bank in Richmond, Va.
Glenn A. Eisenberg
Glenn A. Eisenberg (MBA '88), the executive vice president and chief financial officer for Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings, was appointed to the Perspecta board of directors on May 21, 2019. Eisenberg, who will serve on the board of directors’ audit committee, brings extensive experience in accounting, finance and other public company boards.
Brad Smith (MBA '11) has been promoted to Assistant Vice President, Real Estate, at Havertys in Atlanta. Prior to joining Havertys in 2013 as corporate architect, Smith worked for nearly a decade as the company’s outside lead architect. He has served as real estate director since 2018.
John Adair (MBA '93) has joined the investment services team at Patton Albertson & Miller. Adair has more than three decades of portfolio management experience with SunTrust Bank.
Steven Echard (B.A. '94) has been appointed Executive Vice President of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR). ACR boasts one of the larger medical meetings in the United States (16,000+) and will host a global convention in Atlanta later this year. Before joining ACR, Echard was the CEO of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD). During his tenure with AASLD, Echard made many notable contributions that increased the organization's global footprint and long-term viability.
Ken Robinson (M.H.A. '80) has been named the CFO at Antelope Valley Hospital in Lancaster, Calif.
Elizabeth Taylor (B.B.A. '93) published her first book with Arcadia Publishing, "Images of America: Camp Forrest" in 2016. Her second book, "Voices of Camp Forrest in World War II," will be available November 2019.
Pamela Seda (Ph.D. '07) was recently announced as the new Math Coordinator for Griffin–Spalding County School System. In her new role, she will be responsible for supporting K–12 math instruction for the school district by modeling lessons in classrooms, helping teacher groups plan instruction, creating system-wide policies and procedures, and facilitating professional development.
William Bibb (M.S. '78) died Feb. 1, 2019. He retired from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta after a long, successful career and opened an art gallery, The Seen, in Decatur, Ga. He is survived by son Robert Bibb (M.S. '11) and former wife Ann Early Bibb (M.S. '78).
B.A. '94, M.S. '05
Tonya Cook (B.A. '94, M.S. '05), program specialist for the Multicultural Center at Georgia State's Perimeter College, hosted her 1,000th event on April 26, 2019. Her events have drawn nearly 150,000 attendees.
B.S. '71, M.S. '77
At the 2019 BIO International Convention, attended by approximately 18,000 members of the biopharmaceutical industry, David Dodd (B.S. '71, M.S. '77) presented an update regarding the continued progress of GeoVax's innovative prevention and treatments for cancer, chronic infectious diseases and other infectious diseases. Dodd is the chairman and CEO of GeoVax, an Atlanta-based biopharmaceutical company developing innovative, novel preventions and treatments.
Jay Watts (M.S. '99) is the head coach of the Polish Women's Lacrosse National Team. He is the athletic director for the Girls Preparatory School in Chattanooga, Tenn., and was a volunteer with U.S. Lacrosse from 2001-17 and served on the Board of Governors for the Women’s Division of U.S. Lacrosse from 2005-09.