Chamber Member News
St. David’s HealthCare Appoints New Regional Vice President for Oncology Services
St. David’s HealthCare has named Raymond Jackson as the new regional vice president for oncology services. In this role, Jackson will work with physicians, St. David’s HealthCare leadership and hospital management teams to develop and expand cancer services within St. David’s HealthCare facilities. He assumed his new position on July 27, 2015.
AMD Publishes 20th Anniversary Corporate Responsibility Report
Demonstrating a legacy of dedication to transparency and shared responsibility for the betterment of the environment and society, AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) released its 2014 and 20th anniversary corporate responsibility (CR) report and summary magazine. Since 1995, AMD has continually evolved its responsibility reporting to reflect changes in the scope of CR and increase stakeholder value. Today the company announced another step forward with the launch of a new, CR-focused online hub (http://www.amd.com/en-us/who-we-are/corporate-responsibility) to provide easy access to frequently updated CR information on areas of shared interest, including labor rights, community engagement, and environmental stewardship.
Realty Austin Wins #1 Best Places to Work
Realty Austin wins no. 1 Best Places to Work in Central Texas by the Austin Business Journal for the second consecutive year. Fun culture, tireless innovation, and its mission of giving back to the community were noted as why the 'Austin Original' was named as the no. 1 Best Places to Work 2015.
Jonathan Boatwright, co-owner of Realty Austin said as he accepted the first place award, “Everyone knows that our real estate agents are the best in town. But our support staff are the true rockstars - working behind the scenes to help our agents succeed every single day.”
Bruce Bessner and David Boren Named Five Star Wealth Managers
Bruce Bessner and David Boren of Chisholm Trail Financial Group have been named 2015 Five Star Wealth Managers by national research firm Five Star Professional. Five Star Professional has partnered with Texas Monthly Magazine to publicize award recipients from the Austin, Central Texas and San Antonio areas in a special section of the August issue, just released. Bessner and Boren, both three-time recipients, were evaluated against rigorous, objective research criteria obtained via peer and firm-adviser nominations, credentials, regulatory and complaint history as well as client retention.
Geneva Fine Art Supplies Expands to Southeast Market
Within a short timeline, ECR was hired to solve for Geneva’s space requirement in the greater Austin area. Through strategic planning and execution, ECR was able to source the perfect fit.
Geneva Fine Art Supplies, which provides working artists all over the world with higher quality and more functional artists’ tools and supplies than what is available on the market, is the creation of Mark Carder. He began his career as a portrait artist in 1986 and has since been commissioned to paint two US Presidents and a US Secretary of State.