Newsmakers: Promotions and appointments of area executives
Rosanna Morris, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, has been named chief operating officer, effective April 22. Morris is president of Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak.
Cyndie M. Fredrick, Merichem Co., has been appointed senior vice president and general manager of Merichem Process Technologies.
Bruce Stewart, Direct Energy, has been named president of North America Home, serving 3.4 million residential and small-business customers in the U.S. and Canada.
Michelle Bythewood, Salata Salad Kitchen, has been promoted to president of the company.
James “Jay” Dreibelbis, Woodforest National Bank, has been chosen to become the bank’s president and chief executive.
Mario Fazio, IBC Bank-Houston, has been promoted to first vice president.
Peter Leong, IBC Bank-Houston, has been promoted to first vice president.
Mimi Stansbury, OFS Portal, has been promoted to senior vice president of finance and administration of the member-based group of oil field services companies.
C. Robert “Bob” Mace, Fernelius Simon Mace Robertson Perdue, has joined the firm as a name partner.
C. Brannon Robertson, Fernelius Simon Mace Robertson Perdue, has been elevated to name partner at the firm.
Ryan M. Perdue, Fernelius Simon Mace Robertson Perdue, has been elevated to name partner at the firm.
Roy Nichol, Citi Private Bank, has joined the bank as an ultra-high net worth private banker and managing director in the Houston office.
Tony Mansoorian, AGC Houston, has been appointed chairman for 2019. He is with W.S. Bellows Construction Corp.
Chase Cribbs, Lee & Associates, has been promoted to principal at the commercial real estate firm. He is on the industrial team.
Justin Tunnell, Lee & Associates, has been promoted to principal at the commercial real estate firm. He is on the industrial team.
Mariano Ornelas López, Reed Smith, has joined the firm as counsel in the energy and natural resources industry group, and as a member of the Latin America business team.
Lloyd A. Lim, Reed Smith, has been promoted to partner. He is a member of law firm’s financial industry group.
Patsy Fretwell, Avison Young, serves as research manager for the commercial real estate firm’s Houston office.