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Morton to retire from Secure Health

Secure Health Plans of Georgia LLC president and CEO Robbin Morton will retire at the end of the year. Morton’s retirement will bring to a close a successful career of more than 12 years continuous service to the company as well as 30 years in human resources executive management.

Morton came to Georgia in 1988 as vice president of human resources for Georgia Kaolin, a client of Secure Health. During that time, he served on the board of Secure Health and was named CEO and president of Secure Health in 2002. He currently serves on several local boards including Central Georgia Technical College, Georgia College School of Business, Mercer University College of Continuing Education, good vocations and Goodwill Industries of Middle Georgia.The Macon and Atlanta law firm of Hall, Bloch, Garland & Meyer LLP announced that two of its Macon partners, Patrick Meyer Jr. and Steven Stewart, have been named to the 2015 edition of Best Lawyers in America publication.

Meyer was recognized in the areas of corporate law, tax law and estates and trusts. He has been included in this publication for at least the past 15 years. Stewart was recognized for personal injury and commercial litigation.

Best Lawyers in America is one of the most visible peer-review publications in the legal profession. Inclusion in Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive and rigorous peer-review survey comprising more than 5.5 million confidential evaluations by top attorneys.Macon’s Infinity Network Solutions Inc., an information technology services company for small to mid-size businesses and public sector agencies, has opened an office in Covington. The company will continue to serve customers in Middle and west Georgia from the Macon office.The graduation of the class of 2014 Perry Leadership Institute for the Perry Area Chamber of Commerce was held Aug. 21.

The Larry Walker Legacy of Leadership award was presented to Matthew Hulbert, of Walker, Hulbert, Gray & Moore LLP. Other graduates were Samantha Arrington, of Cossart Design Inc.; Sara Barron, of Myers Construction Co.; Lillie Battle, of Georgia Power; Kellie Bowen, of Walker Insurance Agency; Rebecca Dunaway, of Crossroads Medical Management; Donnell Eaton, of Perdue; James Farmer, of James Farmer Inc.; Ben Hulbert, of State Bank and Trust; Alex Jones, of Sonny’s Real Pit Bar-B-Q; David Loudermilk, of Parrish Construction Group; Steve Lynn, of City of Perry; Burke Murph, of Stantec Consulting Services Inc.; Dan Perdue, of Cross Point Baptist Church; Jacob Poole, of Perry Rotary Club; Christa Stone, of Antebellum Grove Senior Living; Janet Thompson, of Bank of Perry; and Ross Yasin, of ProBuild.

-- Angela Woolen