Mariner Retirement Advisors, a retirement plan advisory firm, adds Thomas Hardy, AIF, CRPS, to the firm as vice president and retirement plan adviser in the firm’s Tulsa office.
With nearly 12 years of retirement plan advisory experience, Hardy joins the firm from Arvest Wealth Management where he served as the retirement plan services manager. He also has experience serving as a retirement account manager for Alerus Retirement and Benefits.
Carissa Perkins joins MidFirst Bank as assistant vice president in the business banking group. Her primary responsibility is to develop new commercial banking relationships throughout the metro Oklahoma City area. Perkins has been in banking for more than 11 years in numerous roles. Before joining MidFirst Bank, Perkins was a credit analyst and lender at Prosperity Bank. She graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma with a bachelor’s degree in finance.
McAfee & Taft adds Michelle Sanders as a paralegal for the law firm’s Litigation Group. In this role, she is responsible for providing comprehensive legal support to trial lawyers whose practices are on focused on appeals, class actions, complex civil litigation and high-exposure product liability litigation, particularly for the automotive industry. Her responsibilities include drafting and filing pleadings, conducting research, reviewing discovery, coordinating and responding to discovery requests, coordinating experts and witnesses, preparing and organizing documents and exhibits for trial, and assisting attorneys at trial.
Arledge and Associates adds Jeffrey Collins to the Edmondbased accounting firm as tax director. Collins received his bachelor’s degree from Oklahoma Panhandle State University and his master’s degree from Oklahoma State University.
Integris Advanced Critical Care Medicine adds Laura Swant, D.O. Swant completed her internal medicine residency in pulmonary/critical care fellowship at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.
She joins the Integris Advanced Critical Care Medicine team following her tenure as an intensivist at St. Anthony Hospital in Oklahoma City. Swant is board certified in critical care, pulmonary medicine and internal medicine.
Jedidiah Perdue, M.D., M.P.H., a board-certified psychiatrist established his practice with the Stephenson Cancer Center.
He serves as director of mental health for the cancer center and has been named an assistant professor for the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. Perdue completed a psychiatry residency and served as chief resident at Duke University Medical Center.
He earned his medical degree at OU College of Medicine. He earned a master’s of public health degree in biostatistics from the OU College of Public Health and earned his undergraduate degree in psychology at OU in Norman.
Perdue is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, Oklahoma Psychiatric Physicians Association, American Psychosocial Oncology Society and National Council for Behavioral Health. He serves as president of the Central Oklahoma Psychiatric Society.
Rohitha Inturi, MD, joins Norman Regional Health System to help families maintain their health needs. Inturi is the second doctor to begin working at the new Primary Care — Tacoma clinic, 3201 W Tecumseh Rd., Suite 230.
Inturi began her education at Sri Chaitanya Mahila Kalasala in Vijayawada, India, to study biological sciences, physical sciences and chemistry.
She attended medical school at Kamineni Institute of Medical Sciences in Narketpally, India. Inturi pursued her master’s of science in clinical investigation at the University of Texas Health Science Center. She completed her family medicine residency at the University of Oklahoma, School of Community Medicine, and is board certified in family medicine.