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.
J. Aaron Jack