On the Move with Lawanda Baker, Donald M. Wright and more


Style Advertising, a Birmingham advertising, marketing and public relations firm, said Senior Art Director Lawanda Baker won the American Marketing Association’s national logo design contest for the organization’s 75th anniversary.

Baker’s design was submitted by the Birmingham AMA Chapter and picked by a volunteer judging panel to represent the organization during its milestone year. The logo will be used in conjunction with the AMA logo to represent the group’s history at conferences, on MarketingPower.com and by local AMA chapters.


Sirote Permutt shareholder Donald M. Wright has been elected to serve a two-year term as a board member for the Law Firm Alliance, an international affiliation of firms created to help clients obtain competent and responsive legal services. Sirote said it is the only Alabama member of the Law Firm Alliance, which has member firms in 36 states and 11 countries.

Wright chairs Sirote’s Consumer Bankruptcy Practice Group.

Stan Middlebrooks has been elected to the board of directors of the Electronic Technicians Association-International. Middlebrooks is a senior instructor at Herzing University and has taught computer, electronics and communications technology there for more than 18 years.

Baird Beers, an attorney with Haskell Slaughter Young Rediker LLC, has been re-elected to the executive committee of the Young Lawyers Section of the Birmingham Bar Association for 2012.


Birmingham-based Command Alkon, which makes software for the global construction materials industry, said it has delivered its 5,000th COMMANDbatch system, a plant automation system. Command Alkon has offices in Colombia, the U.K., France, the Netherlands, Australia, India , Brazil and North America.


The Birmingham Bar Association has elected its officers for 2012. They are: President, Joseph A. Fawal of Fawal Spina; president-elect, Robert R. Baugh of Sirote Permutt; and secretary-treasurer, Deborah Alley Smith of Christian Small.

The Birmingham Bar Association is the largest local bar association in Alabama, with 4,000 members.

Frankie Lindon of the Pearce Bevill Leesburg Moore accounting firm has earned the Qualified 401(k) Administrator, or QKA, professional designation from the Association of Pension Professionals and Actuaries

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