When it comes to sports event management and game day operations, Anna has seen all sides of the business. From the details of running a Final Four in Atlanta to the great big world of Arthur Andersen’s Global Marketing team, she understands the complex nuances of sports marketing in today's ever evolving world.
At Colonnade Group, Anna focuses on growing the Colonnade brand and finding ways to engage fans in new ways, whether that’s developing new business or brainstorming how to engage fans with the latest technology. But it's the simple things she cherishes most spending time with her family, watching her daughter grow and change every day and volunteering her time to special causes, like working with her father on the Mike Slive Foundation for Prostate Cancer research.
Jason began working in healthcare in 1997 and joined Urology Centers of Alabama in 2016. Prior to joining UCA, Jason has worked with several other groups in the Birmingham area including Alabama Allergy and Asthma Center, MedHelp Family Practice and Urgent Care, and Orthopaedic Specialists of Alabama. He attended Birmingham Southern College graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology/Psychology directed towards health care management. In addition, he also went on to earn his Master’s of Business Administration from the University of Alabama. Jason continues to work with Birmingham Southern, Samford, and UAB to mentor college students interested in pursuing a career in healthcare. Jason is actively involved in the local and state Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) and is currently serving as Executive Director for Birmingham MGMA and Vice President for Alabama MGMA. In 2018, he earned the Certified Medical Practice Executive (CMPE) designation from the American College of Medical Practice Executives. Jason and his wife Brooke currently reside in Trussville with their 5 children and are actively involved at North Valley Church.LinkedIn
Dr. Patridge is Director Emeritus and Distinguished Professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Comprehensive Cancer Center. He served as Director of the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center and holder of the Evalina B. Spencer Chair in Oncology from 2007 to 2017. He was Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology from 1996 to 2017 and former Director of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology. His clinical interests are cancer control and prevention; cervical cancer; community based participatory research; gynecologic oncology; and minority health disparities.
In 2010-2011 Dr. Partridge served as President of the National Board of the American Cancer Society. He was Chairman of the Commission on Cancer for the American College of Surgeons and currently serves as Chairman of the Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines Committee of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. He is on the Board of Directors of the Mid-South Division of the American Cancer Society having served as Chairman of that board. His long-time volunteer work with the American Cancer Society included a major role in the establishment of the Joe Lee Griffin Hope Lodge, which provides housing in Birmingham for out-of-town patients receiving cancer treatment.
Dr. Partridge has received numerous awards and honors throughout his career, including the UAB Distinguished Alumni Award, UAB President’s Excellence in Teaching Award from the School of Medicine, the Distinguished Faculty Award from the Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Academic Health Center and UAB’s highest honor – the Distinguished Faculty Lecturer Award. Outside of UAB, he has been honored with the National Excellence in Teaching Award from the Association of Professors in Gynecology and Obstetrics, the St. George’s Medal for Contributions to Cancer Control from the American Cancer Society, the Birmingham Business Journal's 2009 Health Care Heroes physician provider award, and many more. Most recently, he was honored with the American Cancer Society’s prestigious 2013 national Humanitarian Award.
Joel is a cancer survivor. When the opportunity came for him to serve on the Board of the Mike Slive Foundation, Joel took a "leave of absence" from the Advisory Board of the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center in order to help find a cure for prostate cancer.
Joel and his wife Bunny have twin 7-year old grandsons, Asher & Noah, who they hope will not have to face the life threatening effects of prostate cancer. Bunny and Joel share a passion for helping people through their active involvement in many community organizations