Atlanta CEO

Fall 2008 Executive Moves

SEPTEMBER  named Paul L. H. Olson President and CEO. He is a Board Member and Advisor for nuBridges and Entegris.

nuBridges, Inc.

The Home Depot® appointed Matt Carey Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer. He joins The Home Depot from eBay, where he was Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer. Prior to eBay, Carey spent more than 20 years with Wal-Mart, where his most recent role was Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer.

Jere Pittner was named President and Chief Executive Officer of Galen Advisors, LLC, an Atlanta-based healthcare consulting company.

AUGUST 

TechBridge appointed Kathleen Kurre as CEO. TechBridge is a nonprofit organization that helps other nonprofits leverage technology to better serve the Atlanta community. Prior to joining TechBridge, Kurre was President of Fusion Advisors and a lecturer at the College of Management and Executive-in-Residence, Interdisciplinary Institute for Leadership & Entrepreneurship, at Georgia Tech.

Astadia named Patrick M. Henn Chief Financial Officer. Henn comes to Astadia from RCMS Group, where he served as CFO. Astadia is a business consulting and SaaS solutions company.

Anna Convery joined ClickFox as Chief Marketing Officer. ClickFox provides customer experience analytic solutions. Convery is the former SVP of Marketing and Product Management at Nexidia.

FirstView, LLC appointed Cherie Fuzzell President and CEO. Fuzzell was formerly Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel of NOVA Information Systems.

JULY 

William T. Sharp has been named President and Chief Executive Officer of ArunA Biomedical, Inc. Sharp has also been appointed to ArunA’s Board of Directors. ArunA Biomedical, Inc. commercializes human embryonic stem cell derived products and services.

EyeWonder, Inc. appointed Ricky McClellen Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Bruce Reese Chief Financial Officer (CFO). EyeWonder, Inc. is an Interactive Digital Advertising provider.

David Brazeal, CPA, joined American Biosurgical as Chief Financial Officer. Brazeal previously served as Chief Financial Officer of Dixie HomeCrafters.

MD Datacor, Inc. appointed Gregory A. Buchholz COO. MD Datacor provides health care quality management solutions for health plans and providers. Before joining MD Datacor, Buchholz most recently served as President and Chief Operating Officer for Method IQ, Inc.

Muhtar Kent has been named CEO of Coca-Cola Co. and will retain his position as President of the company.

simplifyMD hired Thomas Burke as Chief Operations Officer of The Digital Chart Room™. Prior to joining simplifyMD, Burke founded Oglethorpe Business Group (OBG) and served as its President and CEO. In addition to his current professional position, Burke volunteers on the Board of Directors of Children Restoration Network, an Atlanta-based non-profit organization offering hope and support to Atlanta’s homeless children.