Barge, Waggoner, Sumner and Cannon Names Cendy Dodd New CFO

Monday, May 13, 2013
Cendy Dodd, new Chief Financial Officer at Barge, Waggoner, Sumner and Cannon
Cendy Dodd, new Chief Financial Officer at Barge, Waggoner, Sumner and Cannon

Barge, Waggoner, Sumner and Cannon, Inc. announced that Cendy Dodd, CPA, has joined the firm as Chief Financial Officer.  

Ms. Dodd will serve on Barge Waggoner’s Senior Leadership Team and play a critical role in leading the firm’s financial function.  Day-to-day responsibilities include financial systems and planning, accounting, forecasting, budgeting, financial reporting and payroll. Ms. Dodd brings 27 years of professional experience in finance, with her last six years serving as the Finance Director with the City of Franklin, Ky.  Previously, Ms. Dodd worked for North American Automotive Cable Division as a Division Controller.

“With a strong financial background coupled with proven leadership skills, we are privileged to have Cendy join our team,” said Bob Higgins, President and CEO. “Her proven experience will drive our financial capabilities and work jointly in shaping and executing Barge Waggoner’s strategies going forward.”

Ms. Dodd is a registered Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Tennessee and holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Western Kentucky University. In addition to her CPA, she completed courses at Belmont University to receive a Certificate of Management. Dodd holds memberships with both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants.  She is a member of the Executive Committee for Camp Habitat of Simpson County, KY, a Christian service camp sponsored by Habitat for Humanity. 

October 2015 County Unemployment Rates

County unemployment rates for October 2015, released Wedesday, show the rates decreased in 90 counties, increased in four, and remained the same in one county. Specific county information for October is available on the Internet .   Davidson County had the state’s lowest major metropolitan rate in October at 4.2 percent, down from September’s rate of 4.6 percent. Knox ... (click for more)

Dade Discount Days Kicks Off Dec. 5

The Greater Dade Business Owners Association (a non-profit organization) and the Dade County Chamber of Commerce announce Dade Discount Days is coming to Trenton Dec. 5-31 with the big kickoff on Saturday, Dec. 5, with a raffle of 1,000 gallons of gasoline for 99 cents per gallon.  Dade County High School is hosting “parents day out” from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. ... (click for more)

Residents Concerned Over 7-Story Building On The Southside

Downtown Chattanooga residents expressed their concerns with the proposed seven-story apartment building on Cowart Street on the Southside at Tuesday night’s City Council Meeting. The apartment building, originally zoned at four stories before Belle Investment petitioned for seven, has not been adequately publicized, residents claimed.   Architect and Planning Professional ... (click for more)

Commissioner Graham Chides Chairman Bankston For Shredding Arts Cigarette Tax Letter; Says Sunshine Law Violated

County Commissioner Joe Graham on Wednesday chided Chairman Chester Bankston for shredding a letter related to the proposed cigarette tax to aid the arts. "Have you shredded any other county legal documents?" he demanded. Chairman Bankston replied, "No, I have not done that." He said the letter did not get the necessary six signatures to forward to the Legislature. ... (click for more)

An Extra Helping Of Gratitude

After being thankful for the grace of God, my family and good health, this year I have an extra helping of gratitude to live in a special place called Chattanooga.   We endured the trauma of terrorism on July 16 and emerged more united and stronger than ever before.  We claim our heritage and celebrate our diversity like no other city in America.  We honor our ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Vote DesJarlais Out!

There are two good bills in both the Senate and the House of Representatives right now that are directly aimed at the sadistic villains who derive some sick pleasure out of torturing helpless Tennessee Walking Horses. They call it “soring,” where caustic materials are lathered into a horse’s forelegs and then wrapped in plastic so they’ll cook. Sometimes they use nails or screws ... (click for more)