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Front Page - Friday, November 29, 2019

Newsmakers: Obleda to coach Red Wolves

Jimmy Obleda will lead the Chattanooga Red Wolves Soccer Club as head coach and technical director in the team’s second season of United Soccer League play.

After playing professionally for eight years in Latin America and the U.S., Obleda coached at the collegiate and competitive youth levels, including as director of coaching for BOCA Orange County and head men’s soccer coach at Santiago Canyon College. The NSCAA named Obleda Regional Youth Coach of the Year and National Youth Coach of the Year in 2011.

Obleda has coached several players who are now playing professionally including Robert Coronado of Houston Dynamo, Adrian Vera of Los Angeles Galaxy II and Chattanooga Red Wolves midfielder Amirgy Pineda.

CHI Memorial taps directors

CHI Memorial Medical Group has appointed Jeffrey Jump, M.D., as medical director for primary care and Mark Anderson, M.D., as medical director for specialty care.

Jump will be accountable for all aspects of physician strategy and management of patient-centered quality initiatives and work collaboratively with nursing, advanced practice clinicians, clinical and administrative partners. Anderson will promote clinical quality and a patient-centered continuum within each specialty. He will collaborate with physicians, advanced practice clinicians, nurses and staff.

HHM CPAs promotes Baker

HHM Certified Public Accountants has made Brian Baker a partner in its Chattanooga office.

Baker will serve as a partner on the tax team. He has been with HHM for several years and has over 20 years of tax experience. Baker specializes in tax consulting and compliance services in a wide variety of industries. Before joining HHM, Baker was a senior tax manager at a CPA firm in Pennsylvania, where he specialized in corporate and partnership compliance and consulting. He graduated from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor’s degree in accounting.

Gregg joins Erlanger’s board

Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger has announced the appointment of Vicky Gregg to Erlanger’s board of directors. Gregg brings knowledge and experience as the CEO of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Tennessee for nine years and with Humana in three different states.