Access Data Appoints New SVP
Access Data Corp., (Pittsburgh) has appointed Joseph H. Jones to senior vice president, managed services. Previously the firm's senior vice president for professional services, Jones, who joined Access Data in 1998, has more than 30 years experience in the strategic planning, project management, development, and implementation of IT systems with Mellon Bank, KPMG (BearingPoint), and EDS. Jones is responsible for expanding the firm's managed services portfolio, which includes managed hosting, co-location, business continuity, and disaster recovery services, data backup and vaulting, and managed IT monitoring services.
Trema Hires Former Oracle Exec as New CEO
Trema (London) has appointed Michele Fitzpatrick as its new CEO. As CEO, Fitzpatrick's goals will be to build strategic partnerships within the industry, to grow the company's revenues, and to increase Trema's market penetration.
NACHA's Electronic Check Council Elects Chairman
NACHA's (New Orleans) Electronic Check Council has chosen Dennis Simmons as chairman. Simmons succeeds Stephen A. Schutze, director of eStrategies at the American Bankers Association, and is president and chief executive officer of SWACHA, a provider of management resources to financial and corporate communities.
American Express Elects Edward D. Miller to Board
American Express Co. (New York) elected Edward D. Miller, former president and chief executive officer of AXA Financial, Inc., to the board of directors of American Express.
James P. Radick Joins SunBank as SVP, Finance
SunBank (Lewisburg, Pa.) recently hired James P. Radick as senior vice president of finance. Radick is responsible for developing and executing strategic plans and policies for the bank's finance department.
GLB Bancorp Names Richard M. Osborne Chairman
The Board of Directors of GLB Bancorp, Inc. (Mentor, Ohio) has named Richard M. Osborne as chairman of the board. Formerly the vice chairman of the board, Osborne has been a director of GLB Bancorp since 1994, when he and other members of an investment group purchased the predecessor to Great Lakes Bank.