Birmingham-based TekLinks is hosting an open house Sept. 28 at its new location in downtown Mobile, inside the The Buick Building, 451 St. Louis St. ”We are hosting an event from 3-6 p.m. that is sponsored by Citrix and Microsoft, just to basically show our space and our commitment to Mobile,” said Jeff Mackin, TekLinks regional sales director.
All Over Janitorial Services has leased the 4,371-square-foot office building previously occupied by Rogers & Willard Builders at 3005 Mill St. in midtown. The property consists of 0.71 acres with several storage buildings, storage sheds and yard space. Joey Betbeze with Betbeze Realty Co. represented the tenant. David Dexter with NAI Mobile worked for the landlord.
• Andy McGee, owner of a Daphne franchise of Memphis-based Lenny’s Subs, recently announced a new location will open this fall in Malbis. The property will encompass roughly 2,200 square feet and employ some 30 employees when fully staffed.
McGee was also named 2017 “Franchisee of the Year.” He has consistently ranked second in the company in catering sales volume and in the top 10 in store volume among more than 100 locations in 13 states throughout the Southeast and Midwest.
• Goode Realty recently announced the opening of its second location in Orange Beach. It will be managed by broker Claudette Gable. “Demand for vacation homes and investment properties along the Gulf Coast remained strong in 2016 and continues to grow in 2017,” Gable said.
• John Cantwell, M.D., recently announced the opening of Cantwell Family Psychiatry at 770 Middle St. in Fairhope. Cantwell has more than 30 years of experience, the last nine on the Eastern Shore. He is board certified in adult, child and adolescent psychiatry.
Conditions treated at the office include, but are not limited to: anxiety disorders; attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, known as ADHD; bipolar disorder; behavioral problems in children and adolescents; common childhood and adolescent mental health conditions; depressive disorders; eating disorders; grief and loss; marriage, relationship and family problems; obsessive-compulsive disorder; psychotic disorders; substance use disorders and other addictions.
USAMC trauma team recognized
For a second consecutive year, the University of South Alabama Medical Center stroke team earned the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s “Get with the Guidelines — Stroke Gold Plus Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus” award. The medical center’s stroke team had to achieve specific results spanning a two-year period to earn the award.
The award recognizes the hospital’s ability to ensure stroke patients receive appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines developed using the latest scientific evidence.
This accolade is granted to programs that have successfully rendered the quality of care mandated through the use of specific guidelines. To qualify for the award, the hospital had to meet quality measures aimed at the reduction of time between a stroke patient’s arrival at the hospital and treatment.
As a state-certified Level 1 trauma and burn center, USA Medical Center serves as the major referral center for southern Alabama, southeast Mississippi and portions of northwest Florida. In 2016 the hospital served patients from 53 counties.
The medical center’s designated trauma team — which includes around-the-clock trauma surgeons, cardiovascular surgeons and neurosurgeons — treats an average of five critically injured patients per day, or more than 1,700 people per year. USA Medical Center is a part of USA Health.
Wilkins Miller among best accountancies
Wilkins Miller, an accounting and advisory firm with offices in Mobile and Fairhope, has been named one of 2017’s “Best Accounting Firms to Work for” by Accounting Today for the third year in a row. The firm is one of only 100 from across the country to earn this recognition by the industry trade magazine.
“We are honored to be recognized as one of the best accounting firms to work for in the country,” said Allen Carroll, Wilkins Miller managing partner. “This recognition is a direct result of our entire team being totally committed to making our firm a great place to work.”
Wilkins Miller was selected from among hundreds of companies across the country, according to a news release. The annual survey and awards program, which is conducted in partnership with Best Companies Group, is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best employers in the accounting profession, benefiting its economy, workforce and businesses.
“We firmly believe that having an engaged and happy team is the cornerstone for our success,” said Michael Kintz, Wilkins Miller partner. “We continually strive to provide opportunities for our team to achieve their professional and personal goals.”
Wilkins Miller is located at 41 West Interstate 65 Service Road North, Suite 400, in Mobile and 56 South Section St. in Fairhope. For more information, visit the company’s website.
Carpenter selected to Forbes list
S. Wesley Carpenter, vice president and resident director of the Fairhope Merrill Lynch Wealth Management office, was recently named to Forbes magazine’s inaugural “America’s Top Next Generation Wealth Advisors” list. Developed by Shook Research, the list acknowledges the industry’s future leaders born in 1980 or later, according to a news release.
Carpenter graduated from The University of Alabama with a bachelor’s degree in finance and a minor in economics. He is a board member of the Eastern Shore Art Center and Alabama Planned Giving Council and active in the Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce, Mobile Big Game Fishing Club, Mobile Touchdown Club and Red Elephant Club.
According to Forbes, in addition to meeting the age criteria, selected candidates considered were considered likely to assume leadership positions in their respective regions. Advisers were interviewed by telephone and in person and measured qualitatively, examining service models, investing processes, experience levels and integrity.
Each adviser also completed a lengthy survey covering such factors as compliance records, client retention, revenues produced and assets managed.
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