Press Release: Frost-Arnett Taps W. Judd Peak as New Corporate Compliance Officer
Proven HR and Employee Relations Leader to Strengthen Compliance, Enhance Culture
LIGHTNING RELEASES: NASHVILLE, Tenn., – September 3, 2014 – Frost-Arnett today announced that W. Judd Peak has been named Corporate Compliance Officer.
In his role, Peak will develop and manage Frost-Arnett’s enterprise compliance program. He will be responsible for ensuring that company policies and procedures are legal and is charged with establishing an internal monitoring and audit system designed to proactively identify and correct risk areas.
Peak brings more than 13 years of diverse experience in strategic human resources management, corporate compliance and employment law. He has a proven track record of conflict resolution, executive development and legal compliance.
“Judd is an exceptional addition to the Frost-Arnett executive team,” said Frost-Arnett President George Buck. “His background and expertise made him an ideal choice for this role. The values of Frost-Arnett are shared by Judd and he is sure to be an asset as our company continues to grow.”
Prior to joining Frost-Arnett, Peak founded and served as Principal for Peak Employee Relations Consulting Services based in Brentwood, Tenn. He provided strategies and solutions to personnel policies and workforce issues for various corporate clients throughout Middle Tennessee.
Previously, Peak served as a Counsel for Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP, Nashville’s largest law firm where he provided expertise on labor and employment issues. He also served as an Associate Attorney for Frost Brown Todd LLC, a regional law firm based in Cincinnati, Ohio, where he provided advice and counsel to management on their employment practices from the firm’s Nashville branch.
“I am thrilled about this opportunity,” said Peak. “At all levels, Frost-Arnett makes corporate and operational ethics a top priority, always insisting on doing things the ‘right’ way. It will be a pleasure to build and oversee a compliance program at an organization that places such a high value on its customers, clients and employees.”
Peak holds a JD from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn., a B.A. in Economics and International Studies from Rhodes College in Memphis, and is a candidate for an Executive MBA from Vanderbilt. He is a Certified Senior Professional of Human Resources and is a member of the Middle Tennessee Society for Human Resources Management. Additionally, he was a Contributing Editor for The Developing Labor Law (2003 – 2012) and was recognized as a Rising Star in Labor & Employment by Super Lawyers (2011 – 2012).
For more than 120 years, Frost-Arnett continues to the leader in the Accounts Receivable Management industry in developing and providing innovative solutions to our Client’s accounts receivable and collection needs. The Nashville, Tenn.-based company has built a reputation for Service and Results second to none in the market, specializing in collections, self-pay recovery and extended business office services for healthcare providers. For more information, visit www.frost-arnett.com.
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