Herb Silverman was named as Multiple Line Representative at State Farm — Floria Izadi Agency. Silverman has been in insurance for more than seven years in life, health and sickness. The agency is located in Kennesaw on Acworth Due West Road.
Roark named estimator
Active Adult home builder Windsong Properties, which has the Bel-Aire community
off Macland Road in Powder Springs, recently hired Scott Roark as a new estimator.
Roark is responsible for preparing and maintaining accurate take-off estimates for all new and existing plans, estimating all option and non-specific option pricing generated by the sales department, ensuring trade partners are on formal agreements in all pricing and working directly with superintendents to update and maintain scopes of work.
McDonald’s names Mamula to senior post
McDonald’s Corporation named Paige Mamula senior director of real estate for the United States.
Mamula is a graduate of North Cobb High School and the University of Georgia where she earned a masters in real estate and finance. McDonald’s corporate offices are located in Chicago and Paige, husband Neil and children, Alexander and Brooklyn, will relocate to the area in July.
KSU names dean
Kennesaw State University has named Patricia S. Poulter dean of the College of the Arts, effective July 1.
Poulter succeeds Interim Dean Ivan Pulinkala, who has served since Feb. 1. Pulinkala replaced Joseph Meeks, who led the school for 14 years as dean and served 38 years on the faculty until his retirement in January.
Poulter has served as associate dean for the College of Arts & Humanities at Eastern Illinois University since 2009. As associate dean, she shared administrative responsibilities for the College of Arts & Humanities, overseeing a $12 million budget; 225 faculty; nine academic departments; seven interdisciplinary programs; 1,800 students; and the Performing Arts Center.
The College of the Arts is one of the largest schools of the arts in Georgia and is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, the National Association of Schools of Theater and the National Association of Schools of Art and Design.
Bank makes changes to board
First Landmark Bank’s Board of Directors elected Ronald H. Francis to the position of chairman of the board and added chief executive officer to the title of President Terrence Y. DeWitt. Immediate Past Chairman John Moore made the announcement at the bank’s Annual Shareholders’ Meeting on April 17. Moore, who has served as chairman of the board since inception, will serve as vice chairman of the board and chairman of the Executive Committee.
DeWitt serves with bank Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer Terri Bunten Guthrie and Chairman Francis to comprise the Executive Management of First Landmark Bank.
DeWitt is a 1983 graduate of the University of Alabama where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. He is a member of the Leadership Cobb Alumni Association, the Marietta Country Club and the Rotary Club of Marietta, where he was named a Paul Harris Fellow. He serves on the Board of Directors and is finance committee chairman of the Cobb Chamber of Commerce and chairman of the board of the Cobb Community Collaborative.
Homebuilder names new VP
Ashton Woods Homes announced the promotion of Michael Malloy from sales manager to vice president of sales and marketing of Atlanta new homes.
“This is an exciting time of growth and opportunity at Ashton Woods Homes,” stated Greg Huff, Atlanta division president. “It is very rewarding and validating to know that the best candidate is a current and valued member of our team.”
Malloy graduated from Auburn University with a degree in business administration. He has more than 17 years of sales and sales management experience with top private homebuilders. Additionally, he has a broker’s license in Georgia and Florida.