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Jonathan R. Poole has opened Mr. Genuine Consulting at 500 Marquette NW, Suite 1200. Poole specializes in sales/closing training, lead generation, and mentoring. The firm will work with organizations of all sizes and products sold and individual sales professionals looking to increase performance and income. Poole as 22 years’ experience in the sales and marketing industries. For additional information, call 505-503-4866 or visit www.mrgenuineconsulting.com.
The New Mexico Health Information Collaborative – Statewide Healthcare Information Exchange has promoted two staff members. They are:
Mark Butler, director of information technology at LCF Research and The New Mexico Health Information Collaborative – Statewide Health Information Exchange. Butler has 39 years’ experience in the health care and IT management fields. He has worked for LCF Research for eight years.
Michelle Bowdich, director of outreach and communications at LCF Research and The New Mexico Health Information Collaborative – Statewide Health Information Exchange. Bowdich will lead strategic outreach, engagement, and activities for multiple stakeholders including managed care organizations, hospitals, physician group, and others to improve quality, reduce costs and expand access to health care.
Erin Bopp has joined PaydayHCM as a human resource generalist/consultant. Bopp previously worked as a human resources specialist and a human resources manager, both at Securitas Security USA. She also previously worked in the technical support field at T-Mobile.
Presbyterian Healthcare Services has hired four new staff members. They are:
Samuel Plost, M.D., internal medicine physician in the Physician’s Office Building adjacent to the hospital. Post has a medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at Tulane University. He is board-certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.
Shaylin Cersosimo, M.D., family medicine physician at the Presbyterian Medical Group at 4901 Harper NE. Cersosimo has a medical degree from St. George’s University and completed a family medicine residency at the Barre Family Health Center. She is board-certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.
Razan Alkhouri, M.D., pediatric gastroenterologist in the Physician’s Office Building at 201 Cedar SE. Alkhouri has a medical degree from the Jordan University for Science and Technology; and completed a pediatric residency and a pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition fellowship at the University of Buffalo. She is board-certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Board of Pediatric Gastroenterology.
Jacqueline Pospisal, PA-C, a certified physician assistant at the Presbyterian Medical Group Urgent Care at 5901 Harper NE. Pospisal has a master’s degree in physician assistant studies from Kettering College. She is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.
Jan Reeves, RDH, has joined the private practice of Dr. Steven Ollason, D.D.S., as a registered dental hygienist. Reeves has 20 years’ experience as a dental hygienist. Dr. Ollason’s office is at 10151 Montgomery NE, Building 3.
Mark Tyndall has joined Aon Risk Solutions as a health & benefits large market account executive. Tyndall will help employers create and advance a winning health care strategy to achieve a healthy and high-performing workforce for improved financial results. He previously was the executive director of the New Mexico Retiree Health Care Authority.
Family Friendly New Mexico, a nonprofit program that recognizes New Mexico businesses with family-friendly policies, has announced that eight companies have earned the highest recognition for having policies that help workers balance work and family. The distinction means the employers recognized have four or more policies in the areas of paid leave, health support, work schedules and economic support. Companies recognized as Gold Level Awardees are: Enlace Comunitario, Fiore Industries Inc., Flow Science Inc., General Mailing and Shipping Systems Inc., Giddens, Gatton & Jacobus PC, SMPC Architects, The Garrity Group and U.S. Eagle Federal Credit Union.
One Community Auto in Albuquerque has been chosen as a winner of the 2017 American Small Business Championship hosted by SCORE, the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors, and supported by Sam’s Club. The championship awarded this title to only two entrepreneurs in all of New Mexico and a total of 102 nationally for their dedication to the success of their small businesses. The American small-business champions will each receive a $1,000 Sam’s Club gift card, an all-expenses-paid trip to a training and networking event, SCORE mentoring and publicity throughout the year.
One Community Auto, owned by Gary Peterson, is now eligible to win one of three additional $25,000 grand prizes by being named grand champion. A judging panel of small-business experts will select the three grand champions from the group of small-business champions this summer. Selection is based on how effectively champions utilize the Sam’s Club gift card and the SCORE regional training events to grow business revenue, as well as how effectively the winners promoted the championships in the media and social media.
Coronado Toastmasters Club #475 in Albuquerque has received a Certificate of Achievement from Toastmasters International in recognition of the club’s 70 years as a chartered club. Coronado Toastmasters Club #475 was chartered on April 18, 1947 and originally met in the Coronado Room at the Alvarado Hotel. For additional information about the club, visit http://475.toastmastersclubs.org.