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Business events in Hoover – May 2023

Business events in Hoover - May 2023

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Iraq War veteran James “JD” Deer has opened a new firearms and ammunition store called Redland Rifle Co. at 4755 U.S. 280. 205-797-1911

Prudence and Brad Kauffman have opened a new gift shop called Blackbird by Dear Prudence at 4441 Creekside Ave., Suite 117, in the Patton Creek Mall. They have another Blackbird by Dear Prudence location in Northville, Michigan. 205-407-7523

Greystone diamonds is now open in Greystone Marketplace at 5475 US 280. They offer a full line of diamonds and jewelry, including new and vintage pieces. They also make custom jewelry and offer jewelry repair. 205-573-6017

Affordable dentures and implants, led by dr. Kim Shannon, has opened an office at 5239 US 280. The practice has its own dental lab, which allows for faster service, and a cone-beam computed tomography scanner for a more accurate image of a patient’s mouth. The office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. 205-338-2915

Buff City Soap held a grand opening for a store at 4745 Chace Circle in the Chace Lake area on April 5. 205-777-5465

An emergency room called Southern direct care has opened at the former Hoover MedCenter location at 1575 Montgomery Highway. The center is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 205-822-1150

Mike Miller, a longtime Hoover resident, started a franchise business called March 24 ProLift garage doors, installation and repair of residential garage doors and garage door openers. ProLift Garage Doors has about 100 locations across the country, but this is Alabama’s first, Miller said. 659-209-5651

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JP Morgan Chase Bank construction has begun on a new Chase Bank branch at the Stadium Trace Village project in Hoover. The bank will be on the corner of John Hawkins Parkway and Stadium Trace Parkway behind Aldi. The other Alabama locations are in Auburn, Tuscaloosa and downtown Birmingham, as well as another new location currently under construction in Homewood.

Relocations and renovations

The Alabama Press Association has moved from 600 Vestavia Parkway, Suite 291, in Vestavia Hills to 2180 Parkway Lake Drive in the Riverchase community of Hoover. 205-871-7737

Tameron Hyundai is moving forward on a $10 million project to demolish and replace or renovate its buildings at 1595 Montgomery Highway. The dealer has demolished its 12,238 square foot main sales and service building and replaced it with a 38,372 square foot building, said general manager Blake Braden. The other 3,440-square-foot building used for used vehicle sales, formerly a Longhorn Steakhouse, will be renovated and likely converted for use as a parts wholesaler, Braden said. 855-427-7414

Hendrick Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram has begun construction of a new two-story building, nearly 21,000 square feet, following the demolition of the former building at 1628 Montgomery Highway. The new building includes a showroom and sales support offices, an expansion to three service streets, a new service lounge and a parts store. The facility will also be expanded from 31 to 37 service places. Construction is expected to be completed in the third quarter of 2023. 205-545-8074

News and achievements

Bud’s best cookies in 2070, Parkway Office Circle was selected as a recipient of the 2023 Governor’s Trade Excellence Award as an example of an Alabama company that has achieved extraordinary results in international sales and contributed to Alabama’s greater ability to compete in a global marketplace . The company will be recognized at a May luncheon at the State Capitol. 205-987-4840

Tommy Sissona certified public accountant and managing member of Birmingham by Warren Averett office, has been appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of Birmingham Zoo. Sisson has been a member of the board of directors for more than 10 years. His term as chairman is two years. He has been working with Warren Averett for 40 years. He is also a member of The Rotary Club of Birmingham, the Monday Morning Quarterback Club and the Birmingham Business Alliance and serves on several other boards. 205-979-4100

Alabama’s second largest credit union, APCO Employees Credit Union, has merged with Atlanta-based Powerco Federal Credit Union effective April 1. Both credit unions serve employees of Southern Company and its affiliates. APCO has four locations in the Birmingham area, including at 4725 Chace Circle and 6400 Tattersall Park Drive in Hoover. 205-226-6800

America’s first Federal Credit Union, with locations at 3312 Old Columbiana Road and #2 Inverness Center Parkway, was selected as the winner of the 2023 Credit Union National Association Diamond Award for its 2022 annual report video. The credit union releases a company highlight video each year. The 2022 video highlighted achievements such as 19,270 new members, 13,971 new checking accounts, $560 million in new loans, and a Summer of Freedom campaign in 2021, which received over 1 million impressions and generated 2,248 new memberships. In addition, America’s First increased its financial management assets by $9 million to a total of nearly $107 million, brought in 87 new benefits partners through financial education offerings, and completed 207 new enrollments in 2021. The video also highlighted the efforts of the credit union during the global COVID-19 crisis. -19 pandemic, providing an additional 193 PPP loans to businesses in need and borrowing $14.5 million to build local businesses across the community. 205-823-3985 and 205-995-0001

Personnel movements

Avadian Credit Associationwith headquarters at 1 Riverchase Parkway S. and locations in Hoover at 4720 Chace Circle and 420 Old US 280, has promoted Donna Marie Tyler to senior vice president of deposits and retail strategy and Jeff Skipper to senior vice president of marketing and digital services. 205-985-2828

The University of Alabama at Birmingham Health Systemwhich has primary and specialty care offices at Stadium Trace Village, Medical West UAB’s emergency room in Hoover, and other offices in Inverness and Greystone, has held two senior positions on its leadership team. Brenda Carlisle was appointed CEO of UAB Hospital, and Susan Jennings has been named chief financial officer for the health system. Both fulfilled their respective functions in an interim position. Prior to assuming the position of interim CEO in November 2022, Carlisle had served as vice president of clinical operations for UAB Hospital since 2017. Prior to joining UAB, Carlisle served as chief operating officer, vice president of patient care, and vice president of operations at Brookwood Medical Center. She has more than 30 years of nursing management and healthcare experience in medical facilities in Alabama and Florida. Jennings has more than 35 years of healthcare experience in a variety of roles focused on organizational financial health and strategic financial decision making. Her responsibilities include financial reporting and budgeting for the health system and UAB hospital, as well as overseeing all debt/financing initiatives across the company. She joined UAB in 2006. Prior to being appointed interim CFO of the health system, she served as CFO of UAB Hospital since November 2018. 205-989-7254

Dr. Joey Jones by Chiropractic Rocky Ridge at 2531 Rocky Ridge Road #112, his practice is moving to merge with Legacy Chiropractic at 2100 Data Park Circle, Suite 100, in Hoover. The Last Day of Dr. Jones at Rocky Ridge is April 28 and his first day at Legacy Chiropractic is May 1. He joins Dr. Steve Johnson and Dr. Terri Jones. Dr. Chase Horton, who was also with Rocky Ridge Chiropractic, has retired from chiropractic work and is now running a new podcast business and real estate business. 205-985-9888

Bella Herbert joined the staff of Burn Boot Camp Hoover at 1021 Brock’s Gap Parkway #121 in The Village at Brock’s Gap as an ambassador at the front desk. Harbert is a senior at Hoover High School, where she has been a cheerleader for three years. Burn Boot Camp has been a part of her life since 2017, when her mother, Tiffany (who is Burn Boot Camp’s systems and operations manager) was a member at a Georgia location. Burn Boot Camp’s head coach at the Meadow Brook location led practices for Harbert’s cheer team in 2021 before joining Burn Boot Camp. 205-335-1884

Hair stylist Grace is Mitchell has moved from T. Fox SalonSpa at 2080 Valleydale Road #7 to Harbor Space Salon at 5291 Valleydale Road #125. She especially enjoys doing dimensional hair coloring and custom hair cutting. 205-582-2600


Little Donkeywith locations in Homewood, Montgomery and Greystone, this year celebrates 11 years of business.


PCC Bank closes its branch at 2641 Valleydale Road on June 23. It is one of four branches in Alabama and 47 branches in 14 states to close. Others close in Alabama are on 20th Street in Birmingham and in Mobile and Montgomery. The PNC Bank branch on Valleydale Road is asking customers to close their lockers before June 16. 205-297-6278

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