Goodwill announces hires and promotions
Goodwill Industries of Middle Georgia and the Central Savannah River Area announced new hires and management promotions.
Jay Stancill was named director of culinary education for Helms College. A Macon resident, he previously served as department chair of culinary education for the Polly Long Denton School of Hospitality at Helms College, Macon campus. Stancill is a graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, N.Y., and is certified as executive chef, culinary educator, culinary administrator, certification evaluator, food and beverage executive, master food executive and food service management professional.
Richie Adams was named director of information technology. A Gray resident, he holds a bachelors degree from Georgia Southern University along with network and security certifications and Microsoft MCSE certification.
Renee Fielder was named director of purchasing. She previously served as purchasing manager. A Macon native, Fielder earned a bachelors degree from the University of Georgia.
Ellen Harper was named executive coordinator to the president and CEO of Goodwill. She is a graduate of Clemson University and previously served as executive grants administrator with the Community Foundation for the CSRA and vice president of Augusta Capital LLC.
Shannon McGhee was named senior manager of student services for Helms College and the School of Health. She is a Macon resident and earned a doctorate from Mercer University and previously served as associate director of financial planning for the Regional Academic Centers at Mercer.
Shawn Thomas was named director of financial aid for Helms College and the School of Health. A Macon resident, Thomas is a graduate of La Salle University and holds masters degrees from Temple University and Holy Family University.
Susan Johnson was named director of health sciences for Helms College and the School of Health.
Wendy Thompson was named director of development for Goodwill. A Macon resident, Thompson previously served as development officer for Middle Georgia State College. She is a graduate of Georgia College & State University.
Janie Toole was promoted to senior catering manager for Edgars Hospitality Group. She attended Florida Southern College and previously served as events manager.
Stephanie Moye was promoted to manager of bookstore operations of Goodwills Hire Grounds Café and GoodBooks Bookstore in the CSRA and Macon. She previously served as manager of bookstore operations for the CSRA.
Samerica McNealy was named registrar for Helms College and the School of Health.
Coliseum adds doctorto neurology division
Coliseum Health System announced Lori McIntosh was added to the neurology division of the Coliseum Medical Group. McIntosh specializes in treatment for headaches, dementia, epilepsy, stroke, general neurology and inpatient neurology, including brain death evaluations, EEGs and headache infusions.
She recently served as a neurohospitalist for Tallahassee Memorial Hospital in Tallahassee, Fla.
She received her doctor of osteopathy distinction from the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her neurology residency program at Grandview Medical Center in Dayton, Ohio.
Dogwood Festival named Top 20 Event in Southeast
The 26th annual Dogwood Festival in Perry last year was named a Top 20 Event by the Southeast Tourism Society.
The Top 20 Events publication is sent to more than 1,600 media outlets. The award designation allows the festival national promotional opportunities for direct marketing. This years festival will be held April 11-13.
-- Angela Woolen