|Spring 2010-New Members Join Advisory Board|
The Advisory Board of the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center, a volunteer group of community leaders who help raise funds, provide patient amenities, and increase awareness of the center, recently elected nine new members:
Paul DeMarco is a partner in the Birmingham law firm of Parsons, Lee and Juliano, P.C. He has served in the Alabama House of Representatives since 2005. An Auburn University graduate, he received his law degree from the University of Alabama School of Law, where he served as editor-in-chief of the Alabama Law Review.
Douglas Eddleman is the president of Eddleman Properties, a real estate development company best known for its master-planned residential communities. An Auburn University alumnus, Mr. Eddleman is involved in numerous civic and professional organizations and has received the Builder of the Year award from the Greater Birmingham Association of Home Builders.
Harold Kushner is a Montgomery native and graduate of the University of Alabama and Tulane Law School. He is a partner at Bradley, Arant, Boult, Cummings LLP, where he chairs the corporate and securities practice group. He has served on several boards across Birmingham, including the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, the Charitable Real Estate Foundation and the Birmingham Jewish Foundation.
Danny Markstein is the managing director of Markstein Consulting LLC, a Birmingham-based strategy-management consulting firm. A native of Birmingham, Mr. Markstein received his undergraduate degree from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, and his M.B.A. from George Washington University in Washington, D.C. He also is involved with the Rotary Club of Birmingham, Magic Moments and the Children’s Hospital Committee for the Future.
John McDonald is a native of Birmingham and graduate of the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee. He is a founding partner of Integra Water LLC, which builds, owns and operates water and wastewater utility systems throughout the southeastern United States and Gulf Coast. Prior to joining the Advisory Board, he served as the first president of the Cancer Center’s Young Supporters Board.
Charles Perry received his undergraduate degree from Washington and Lee University and completed his postgraduate education at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. The Birmingham native is a principal and co-founder of Highland Associates Inc. He also serves on the boards of the UAB Health Services Foundation, the Alabama Symphony Orchestra and Birmingham-Southern College.
Sullins Phelan is a native of Birmingham and graduate of the University of Alabama. A mother of two, she is involved in several community organizations, including the Service Guild of Birmingham and the Robert E. Reed Gastrointestinal Oncology Research Foundation.
Guin Robinson directs institutional development for Jefferson State Community College in Birmingham. An Ashland native, Mr. Robinson received his bachelor’s degree from Auburn University and a master’s from UAB. He is the former mayor of Pell City and is involved in numerous civic organizations including Leadership Birmingham, the Kiwanis Club, the Alabama Humanities Foundation and United Way of Central Alabama.
(Left to right) Danny Markstein, Paul DeMarco, Harold Kushner, John McDonald, Sullins Phelan and Guin Robinson.