Archive for the ‘Business’ Category
(From release) NeXolve will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house today beginning at 3 p.m. Thursday for its new facility in Cummings Research Park.
NeXolve, a subsidiary of international defense contractor ManTech International, is an aerospace/defense contractor that employs 115 people in Huntsville.
(From release) ADTRAN, a leading supplier of networking and communications solutions, announced today that it has named Gary Bolton as vice president of Global Marketing.
Bolton brings more than 20 years experience in telecom having helped large, industry-leading companies and growing innovative start-ups build brand, develop product positioning, communicate key messaging and establish leadership positions throughout the world.
(From release)ADTRAN, a leading supplier of networking and communications solutions headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama, will soon announce a new addition to its management team–industry veteran Gary Bolton has recently joined ADTRAN as the new vice president of Global Marketing.
(From release) Dynetics announced today that the
company is making a $4.4M investment in the Von Braun Center for Science Innovation (VCSI), a not-for-profit research and development (R&D)
organization in Huntsville, to develop a small satellite in partnership with VCSI and in collaboration with NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center(MSFC).
(Courtesy HH) Huntsville Hospital chief executive officer David Spillers has announced that Jeff Samz will become Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer of Huntsville Hospital effective in early January.
Samz comes to Huntsville from Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville where he served as CEO of the Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is ranked 15th on the 2008 Honor Roll of best hospitals.
Samz earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina and a master of business administration degree from Wake Forest University.
He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and has been active in community and professional organizations throughout his career. He and his wife, Jill, have two children.
(From release)Dreamland BBQ, founded in 1958, will celebrate its 50th birthday on Saturday, November 22, 2008 at its Huntsville location on University Drive.
The all-day celebration will feature a car show from 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. and a local celebrity rib-eating contest at 7:30 p.m. featuring two players from the 2008 Tennessee Valley Vipers Championship team and television personalities.
(From release) WestWind Technologies, Inc. broke ground today on its new Huntsville Aircraft Modification & Integration Center at the Huntsville International Airport.
Mayor Tommy Battle of Huntsville and Mayor Paul Finley of Madison joined airport officials, Redstone Arsenal military representatives, and over 100 business leaders at the milestone event.
(From release) For the seventh consecutive year, National Research Corporation has recognized Huntsville Hospital for its quality with the 2008 Consumer Choice Award.
Alongside UAB Hospital in Birmingham, Baptist Medical Center in Montgomery and co-recipients Mobile Infirmary Medical Center and Providence Hospital in Mobile, Huntsville Hospital is one of five hospitals statewide to receive this year’s honor.
By William T. Martin
The 2008 Business EXPO has opened at the Von Braun Center’s South Hall.
The annual event is sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce of Huntsville/Madison County and features exhibits of goods and services by over 200 area businesses.
In addition, a number of one-hour training sessions are also being held.
The EXPO was officially opened by Mayor Loretta Spencer and Peter Kurth of Verizon Wireless.
The EXPO runs until 6 p.m.
(From chamber release)More than 200 local companies will exhibit their products and services at the Chamber of Commerce of Huntsville/Madison County’s 2008 Business EXPO, presented by Verizon Wireless.
A number of one-hour training sessions will be held free of charge to attendees on a first-come, first-served basis. Sessions will run concurrently from 1-5 p.m. A schedule will be available at the registration table.