Memphis- The Board of Trustees at Christian Brothers University (CBU) named three new members, Brother Michael F. Quick, FSC, Dr. Margaret H. West, and Laurel C. Williams, J.D., at its February meeting.
Brother Michael F. Quick, FSC is the President/Chief Executive Officer for Christian Brothers Services, a non-profit managerial services company which administers ten distinct trusts which provide health, retirement and risk management programs to Catholic institutions and serves 2,500 distinct customers in North America. His responsibilities include working with ownership appointed board of directors, strategic planning and representative to all trusts and programs which constitute membership. Previously, Brother Michael served for eight years as CEO following five years as Chief Financial Officer for the De La Salle Institute. Brother Michael is serves on the board of directors for many Catholic institutions and has received numerous awards for his dedicated work in education.
Brother Michael holds both a B.A and M.A in Business Administration from Lewis University in Romeoville, IN and an EdD in Educational Leadership from DePaul University in Chicago, IL.
Dr. Margaret H. West is currently in the Internship and Residency program, Department of Pediatrics, at LeBonheur/ University of Tennessee. She is a volunteer at Memphis Athletic Ministries and serves on the Board of Directors for the Pink Palace Family of Museums.
West earned a B.S. in Marine Biology from Auburn University in Auburn, AL and her M.D. from The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, AR.
Laurel C. Williams, J.D. presently represents several investment management firms in connection with SEC and state securities compliance matters, and has also has represented broker-dealers in connection with SEC and NASD compliance matters at Burch, Porter & Johnson PLLC. Her practice focuses primarily on mergers and acquisitions, securities and general corporate matters. She has extensive experience in representing both buyers and sellers in merger, acquisition and restructuring transactions. In connection with her securities law practice, Williams has advised public companies in connection with SEC reporting requirements and blue sky laws. She has also represented both public and private companies in connection with issuances of debt and equity securities, as well as formation of hedge and other private investment funds, and venture capital investments. Williams is a frequent speaker on corporate and securities topics for the National Business Institute. Prior to joining the firm, Williams was an associate in the Corporate and Securities Section of Hunton & Williams in Richmond, Virginia. She began her practice at Burch, Porter & Johnson, PLLC in March 1989 and has been a member since 1992.
Williams earned a B.S. from Christian Brothers University in Memphis, TN and earned her J.D. from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN.