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Jen­nifer Lind­strom joins Arledge and As­so­ciates as a tax spe­cial­ist, the Ed­mond ac­count­ing firm an­nounced. Lind­strom has nearly a decade of ex­pe­ri­ence in in­di­vid­ual tax ac­count­ing with di­verse ap­pli­ca­tions in­clud­ing world­wide in­come re­port­ing, re­tire­ment in­come and mil­i­tary top­ics. She re­ceived her bach­e­lor’s de­gree in ac­count­ing from the Univer­sity of Mary­land Univer­sity Col­lege. In her new role, Lind­strom will help clients nav­i­gate the mod­ern tax code to build a suc­cess­ful tax strat­egy.

John Sn­od­grass joins First Lib­erty Bank, bring­ing 30 years of bank­ing ex­pe­ri­ence in­clud­ing 25 years as a mort­gage lender. Sn­od­grass earned his BBA at the Univer­sity of Ok­la­homa in 1976. He is a Mas­ter Cer­ti­fied Judge for the Kansas City Bar­be­cue So­ci­ety and is an ac­tive parish­ioner at Christ the King Catholic Church. He has served as pres­i­dent of the Ok­la­homa City Mort­gage Bankers As­so­ci­a­tion, chair of Ok­la­homa Real Es­tate Com­mis­sion, and an af­fil­i­ate mem­ber of Ok­la­homa City Metropoli­tan As­so­ci­a­tion of Real­tors.

J. Aaron Jack pro­moted to chief de­vel­op­ment of­fi­cer of Her­itage Trust and its par­ent com­pany, Ar­gent Fi­nan­cial Group. Pre­vi­ously, Jack served as vice pres­i­dent, di­rec­tor of mar­ket­ing and de­vel­op­ment of Her­itage Trust. In his new role, Jack will as­sume re­spon­si­bil­ity for mar­ket­ing, sales and busi­ness de­vel­op­ment for Ar­gent Fi­nan­cial Group’s 12-state foot­print. Jack also spent 12 years as a sales and man­age­ment ex­ec­u­tive with Pfizer Inc.

Phase 2 hires Mac McCormick as a sup­port en­gi­neer, and Nick Lind­ley as a se­nior soft­ware en­gi­neer. McCormick will serve as an ex­pert in the soft­ware prod­ucts and di­rectly help clients work through tech­ni­cal dif­fi­cul­ties. McCormick earned a bach­e­lor’s de­gree in psy­chol­ogy, at the Univer­sity of Science and Arts of Ok­la­homa and later moved into pre-med that led him to work­ing with pa­tients. He tran­si­tioned into writ­ing men­tal health med­i­cal soft­ware for a local com­pany for sev­eral years. Most re­cently, he has worked at Life. Church writ­ing Ruby on Rails apps on the Open Net­work team. Lind­ley will fo­cus on back-end ser­vices in .NET, web apps in Re­act, and data vi­su­al­iza­tions in D3. Lind­ley pur­sued a bach­e­lors of com­puter en­gi­neer­ing at Pur­due Univer­sity and also a bach­e­lors in mu­sic ed­u­ca­tion at South­west­ern Ok­la­homa State Univer­sity. Most re­cently he was lead ar­chi­tect for WeGoLook.

Pub­lic Strate­gies, an Ok­la­homa City-based project man­age­ment and strate­gic plan­ning firm, pro­motes five people to divi­sion vice pres­i­dents. Beth Cle­mens, CMP; Kendy Cox; Toni Faris, CPA; Todd Grif­fin, MBA; and Sandino L. Thomp­son join the com­pany’s ex­ec­u­tive team. Also, Jo Anne Ea­son has been named se­nior ad­viser in recog­ni­tion of her 22-year con­tri­bu­tion to the com­pany. Each vice pres­i­dent will over­see a divi­sion of the com­pany’s op­er­a­tions, re­flect­ing a new or­ga­ni­za­tional struc­ture to sup­port the com­pany’s ex­pan­sion and con­tin­ued diver­si­fi­ca­tion over the last five years.

Jeanne Tung, M.D., a pe­di­atric gas­troen­terol­o­gist, has es­tab­lished her med­i­cal prac­tice with OU Chil­dren’s Physi­cians.

She has also been named an as­so­ciate pro­fes­sor with the Univer­sity of Ok­la­homa Col­lege of Medicine and will be the di­rec­tor of the Pe­di­atric In­flam­ma­tory Bowel Dis­ease Cen­ter. Tung is board cer­ti­fied in pe­di­atrics and pe­di­atric gas­troen­terol­ogy. She spe­cial­izes in di­ag­nos­ing and treat­ing chil­dren with In­flam­ma­tory Bowel Dis­ease. She comes to OU Chil­dren’s Physi­cians from Mayo Clinic Col­lege of Medicine and Science, Rochester, Min­nesota, where she was an as­sis­tant pro­fes­sor of pe­di­atrics. While at Mayo Clinic, she earned a cer­tifi­cate in clin­i­cal and trans­la­tional science and com­pleted a fel­low­ship in pe­di­atric gas­troen­terol­ogy and hep­a­tol­ogy. Tung com­pleted a pe­di­atric res­i­dency at St. Christo­pher’s Hospi­tal for Chil­dren in Philadel­phia and earned her med­i­cal de­gree at State Univer­sity of New York Health Science Cen­ter at Syra­cuse.

Robert E. Spoo, an author­ity on copy­right law, has joined McAfee & Taft’s In­tel­lec­tual Prop­erty Group. A pro­lific author and speaker, Spoo has lec­tured at uni­ver­si­ties and con­fer­ences across the United States, Canada, Ire­land and Eng­land, and his writ­ings have ap­peared in books, law jour­nals, le­gal trea­tises, gov­ern­men­tal re­ports and hu­man­i­ties jour­nals. His most re­cent book, “Without Copy­rights: Piracy, Pub­lish­ing, and the Pub­lic Do­main,” pub­lished by Ox­ford Univer­sity Press, tells the story of the evo­lu­tion of Amer­i­can copy­right law and how it was shaped by au­thors, pub­lish­ers and lit­er­ary pi­rates. His forth­com­ing book, “Modernism and the Law,” is sched­uled for re­lease later this year. Spoo cur­rently serves as the Chap­man Dis­tin­guished Pro­fes­sor of Law at the Univer­sity of Tulsa Col­lege of Law. Spoo holds a bach­e­lor’s de­gree in English from Lawrence Univer­sity, both a mas­ter’s and a Ph.D. de­gree in English from Prince­ton Univer­sity, and his Ju­ris Doc­tor from Yale Univer­sity.

John Sn­od­grass

Jeanne Tung

Mac McCormick

Nick Lind­ley

J. Aaron Jack

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