BANKING & FINANCE
Synovus Mortgage Corp., an affiliate of NBSC, has named Laura Colson and Johnny Nexsen Jr. to its Chairman’s Elite. Charles White, Bryan Baldwin and Kevin Diehl have been named to the President’s Club, and Chris Somheil has been named the 2011 Rookie of the Year.
Colonial Life has named six individuals to new management roles within the company, including Bob Ruff, assistant vice president, premier client consulting; Justin Laughlin, vice president, Colonial Life market segment finance; Dave Wallace, assistant vice president, account services; Bridget Bennon-Lytton, assistant vice president, premier client management; Jason Mulligan, director, sales contract and compensation services; and Bethany Fulmer, director, sales compensation financial controls.
Gallivan, White & Boyd attorney John T. Lay has been elected as a new member to the International Association of Defense Counsel Board of Directors.