Nicholas Dunham joined the Prairieville law firm of Alyce B. Landry as an associate attorney/senior staff accountant. Dunham earned his law degree in 2010 from the Southern University Law Center. He received his license to practice as a CPA in March.
Nate Causley Jr. has been named district manager of H&R Block in the Greater Baton Rouge area. This district has 19 offices, including those in Baton Rouge, Zachary, Baker, Central, Port Allen, Hammond and Ponchatoula. Causley, who joined H&R Block in 2005, previously has served as a district manager in New Jersey. He also leads the technical and client experience training of the company’s first employees in Sao Paulo, Brazil, to which H&R Block is expanding.
Radiology Associates announced the hiring of Dr. Laura Miller. She is a board-certified, fellowship-trained radiologist. Miller completed her neuroradiology fellowship at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She graduated with a bachelor of science in microbiology from LSU. She earned her medical degree at LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport.
Dr. Mrugesh Soni has joined the Cardiovascular Institute of the South’s physician group in Zachary. Soni earned degrees in medicine and surgery in Gujarat, India. He continued his training in New York with an internal medicine residency at Coney Island Hospital, followed by cardiology and interventional cardiology fellowships at Maimonides Medical Center.
David Dodson has been named executive editor of Louisiana Business Inc. The move marks a return to Baton Rouge for Dodson, who was named founding editor of the Baton Rouge Business Report in 1982 and served seven years until moving to Washington, D.C., to work for national publishing company McGraw-Hill. Dodson will provide editorial oversight for Business Report, 225, inRegister, Daily Report and a variety of specialty publications. His journalism career includes positions with the Beaumont Enterprise, Shreveport Times and Gris Gris, as well as The Baton Rouge Enterprise, a community weekly. Most recently, he has provided Houston-based communications support to TransCanada’s Keystone XL project, a proposed crude oil pipeline from Canada to the Gulf Coast.
Penny Font has been named managing editor of the Baton Rouge Business Report, published by Louisiana Business Inc. Font, a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism, has more than two decades of experience in the news media. She most recently served as editor of 10/12 magazine and as a freelance writer for Business Report. Font has previously worked as a reporter at the Chicago Tribune, Dallas Times-Herald, Kansas City Star and The Advocate.