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Former Justice Department Deputy Assistant Attorney General Eric Grant Returning to Hicks Thomas

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 6:31pm

HOUSTON, Feb. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Reflecting a strategic decision to strengthen its defense of corporate clients facing an anticipated increase of new environmental regulation and litigation, Hicks Thomas LLP is pleased to welcome former Deputy Assistant Attorney General Eric Grant.

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  • HOUSTON, Feb. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Reflecting a strategic decision to strengthen its defense of corporate clients facing an anticipated increase of new environmental regulation and litigation, Hicks Thomas LLP is pleased to welcome former Deputy Assistant Attorney General Eric Grant.
  • Mr. Grant is rejoining Hicks Thomas after spending nearly four years at the Environment and Natural Resources Division ofthe U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).
  • "Eric already has so much to offer our clients beginning with his talent, expertise, and dedication," said Hicks Thomas Partner John Thomas.
  • Prior to his appointment as a Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Mr. Grant handled a wide range of important legal matters in federal and state appellate courts around the country.

Elanco General Counsel Michael-Bryant Hicks to Depart After Successful Company Stand-Up and Acquisition Completion

Monday, February 22, 2021 - 1:00pm

Elanco Animal Health Incorporated (NYSE: ELAN) today announced the departure of executive vice president Michael-Bryant Hicks (Hicks).

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  • Elanco Animal Health Incorporated (NYSE: ELAN) today announced the departure of executive vice president Michael-Bryant Hicks (Hicks).
  • He joined Elanco in 2018 as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary to prepare the company for IPO, build the Legal department structure for the stand-alone company, and complete the successful acquisition of Bayer Animal Health.
  • I am grateful to Hicks for his contributions to Elanco, providing the legal expertise we needed to successfully transform into a stand-alone animal health company while completing the industrys biggest acquisition, said Jeff Simmons, president and CEO at Elanco.
  • Hicks will depart Elanco on March 2 and the process to backfill the role is currently underway.

Sugarlogix Welcomes Paula Hicks as new Chief Technology Officer

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 1:00pm

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Sugarlogix , a bioengineering company creating functional oligosaccharides with health benefits, today announced the appointment of Paula Hicks as its new Chief Technology Officer (CTO).

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  • OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Sugarlogix , a bioengineering company creating functional oligosaccharides with health benefits, today announced the appointment of Paula Hicks as its new Chief Technology Officer (CTO).
  • Before joining Sugarlogix, Hicks was at Evolva for more than seven years, most recently as the Senior Vice President of Technology in the Commercial Team.
  • While at Evolva, Hicks had vital leadership roles in commercializing products such as stevia, vanillin, and nootkatone.
  • "Sugarlogix's novel technology to utilizing yeast to produce HMOs (human milk oligosaccharides) and the technology's relative maturity immediately impressed me," said Hicks.

Nine Hicks Thomas Attorneys Named to List of 2021 Best Lawyers in America

Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 2:00pm

Of the 12 recognized, three have been named to the inaugural Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch category.

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  • Of the 12 recognized, three have been named to the inaugural Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch category.
  • 2021 is the first year in which Hicks Thomas featured as many as nine lawyers listed in Best Lawyers in America.
  • "Since Hicks Thomas began, our firm has maintained its commitment to winning while keeping a clear focus on client service," said John Thomas, Hicks Thomas co-founding partner.
  • New this year, Best Lawyers has named three additional Hicks Thomas attorneys to its inaugural "Ones to Watch" list, which recognizes professional excellence in attorneys earlier in their careers.

National Museum of African American Music Adds New Vice President

Monday, July 6, 2020 - 5:32pm

The National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM) has hired Tuwisha D. Rogers-Simpson as vice president of Brand and Partnerships.

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  • The National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM) has hired Tuwisha D. Rogers-Simpson as vice president of Brand and Partnerships.
  • Rogers-Simpson will lead all marketing and branding initiatives for the museum.
  • NMAAM is excited to add someone with Tuwishas experience to our growing family, said NMAAM President and CEO Henry Beecher Hicks, III.
  • The National Museum of African American Music, set to open September 2020, will be the only museum dedicated solely to preserving African American music traditions and celebrating the central role African Americans have played in shaping American music.

Hicks Capital Management Rebrands, Announces Florida Office

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 - 12:00pm

Hicks, CFP, President of Hicks Capital Management announced that the firm has introduced a new logo and tagline, as well as a new website and video that articulates the company's philosophy and commitment to clients.

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  • Hicks, CFP, President of Hicks Capital Management announced that the firm has introduced a new logo and tagline, as well as a new website and video that articulates the company's philosophy and commitment to clients.
  • Hicks, who is based in Florida, spends half his time in the Columbus office, where his partner Jason S. Moore, CRPS, and several other team members are based.
  • With the growth of the firm in both locations, Hicks recently expanded the team in Naples, Florida.
  • Hicks Capital Management was founded in 2011 as a Registered Investment Advisor, based in Columbus, Ohio.

Greg Hicks appointed CEO of Canadian Tire Corporation

Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 11:00am

TORONTO, March 12, 2020 /CNW/ -Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited (TSX:CTC, TSX:CTC.a) today announced the appointment of Greg Hicks as President and Chief Executive Officer of Canadian Tire Corporation, and to the Board of Directors of the Company, effective immediately.

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  • TORONTO, March 12, 2020 /CNW/ -Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited (TSX:CTC, TSX:CTC.a) today announced the appointment of Greg Hicks as President and Chief Executive Officer of Canadian Tire Corporation, and to the Board of Directors of the Company, effective immediately.
  • Mr. Hicks most recently served as President, Canadian Tire Retail (CTR), the Company's largest business representing over $9 billion in revenue.
  • "The appointment of Greg Hicks follows a rigorous global search process that considered a number of high quality internal and external candidates.
  • "In Greg Hicks, the Company has selected a world-class leader with a strategic mindset, a proven ability to build high-performing teams and deliver exceptional results.

HomeVestors Lands on Prestigious Dallas 100 for the Eighth Time

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 4:00pm

HomeVestors , known to many as the original We Buy Ugly Houses company, has landed on the annual SMU Cox Dallas 100 for the eighth year.

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  • HomeVestors , known to many as the original We Buy Ugly Houses company, has landed on the annual SMU Cox Dallas 100 for the eighth year.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191126005545/en/
    This is the eighth time that HomeVestors, the "We Buy Ugly Houses" company, has appeared on the prestigious Dallas 100.
  • The leadership team including Keith Ungerer, David Hicks, Bonnie DePasse, Mark Kentner, and Jon Bauerle pose with the last six consecutive years of Dallas 100 awards.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    We purchased our 100,000th house this year, further cementing our position as Americas number one homebuyer, said David Hicks, CEO of HomeVestors.

NS2 Serves Partners with American Idol Singer-Songwriter Taylor Hicks for Concert Tour Benefiting Veteran IT Training and Employment Program

Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 2:30pm

Hicks became a household name after winning the fifth season of American Idol, and is known for his cover of the military tribute song "Nineteen."

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  • Hicks became a household name after winning the fifth season of American Idol, and is known for his cover of the military tribute song "Nineteen."
  • While traveling across the country for album tours, Hicks met with several military families and grew passionate about helping veterans struggling to find employment.
  • "NS2 Serves is an incredible organization improving the lives of veterans across the country, and I'm honored to use this tour as platform to elevate its mission," said Hicks.
  • Since being established in 2014, NS2 Serves has provided free IT industry training to nearly 300 veterans, ultimately helping them secure jobs in high-tech careers.

NCI Announces Appointment of Charles Hicks as Chief Financial Officer

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 3:30pm

NCI Information Systems, Inc. (NCI), a leading provider of advanced information technology solutions and professional services to U.S. federal government agencies, today announced Charles (Chuck) Hicks Jr. has joined the company as executive vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer.

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  • NCI Information Systems, Inc. (NCI), a leading provider of advanced information technology solutions and professional services to U.S. federal government agencies, today announced Charles (Chuck) Hicks Jr. has joined the company as executive vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer.
  • Hicks brings more than 25 years of industry experience to his role at NCI leading the finance functions for the company.
  • Chuck is a well-known change agent and a highly respected finance/business leader in the GovCon market, said NCI President and CEO Paul A. Dillahay.
  • I am honored to be a part of NCIs senior leadership team, which has an unwavering commitment to our customers missions, Hicks said.