Maloney Takes the Lead of Rotary International as President, 2019-2020
As of July 1, 2019, Mark Daniel Maloney, a member attorney of Blackburn, Maloney and Schuppert, LLC, has taken the helm as the world-wide President of Rotary International for the Rotary year2019-2020. The organization connects 1.2 million Rotarians from more than 200 countries and geographical areas. Mr. Maloney’s theme for the year is “Rotary Connects the World.”
Schuppert Serving as Vice Chair of The Rotary Foundation, 2019-2020
Kenneth M. Schuppert, Jr., a member attorney of the law firm of Blackburn, Maloney and Schuppert, LLC, is serving as the Vice-Chair of The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International for the 2019-2020 year. The Rotary Foundation is a non-profit corporation that supports the efforts of RotaryInternational with the stewardship of funds in excess of one billion US dollars. Mr. Schuppert is serving a four-year term as one of 15 Trustees world-wide who steward the efforts of The RotaryFoundation.
Schuppert Named to Community Board of BBVA Bank Decatur, Alabama
Kenneth M. Schuppert, Jr., a member attorney of the law firm of Blackburn, Maloney and Schuppert, LLC, has been named to the Community Board of BBVA Bank, Decatur, Alabama. As such, Schuppert joins other leaders in the Decatur area who provide leadership and advice to BBVA Bank as it provides services to its customers in the Decatur-Morgan County region.
Blackburn Maloney Recognized for Service to the Community
Blackburn, Maloney and Schuppert member attorney Gay Blackburn Maloney has been named as the 2019 recipient of the Outstanding Alumna Award for Service to the Community awarded by the Agnes Scott College Alumnae Association in Decatur, Georgia. In announcing the award, the college noted that Maloney, a 1976 graduate of the College, presently serves the global community through her activities with Rotary International and the local community through many leadership roles. Her husband and law partner, Mark Maloney, is serving as the President of RotaryInternational for 2019-2020 allowing Mrs. Maloney a front-row seat as the First Lady of Rotary to observe and to participate in the humanitarian projects of Rotary around the world.
Paralegal Honored for 40 Years of Excellence
Blackburn. Maloney & Schuppert, LLC takes pride in celebrating tax paralegal Karen Truitt who has been with the firm for forty years. She is a valuable part of the firm and has provided the firm’s clients with exceptional service over these forty years. Over the years Mrs. Truitt has developed expertise in creating, maintaining, and expanding, as necessary, financial records appropriate for tax reporting and information gathering. Her particular concentration has been the preparation of gift and estate tax returns for the firm’s clients. Mrs. Truitt also serves as President of the Melvin and Virginia Hutson Foundation.
Blackburn, Maloney & Schuppert, LLC Recognized for 60 Years of Commitment to the Decatur-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce
Blackburn, Maloney & Schuppert was recently recognized by the Decatur-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce during its 2016 Small Business Luncheon for 60 years of membership and service to the Decatur and Morgan County business community. Since its beginning the firm has recognized the importance of being a part of the business community. Over the past 60 years the firm has been involved in numerous efforts to make Morgan County Alabama a better place to do business and raise a family. Members of the firm have served as members of the Board of Directors, chaired or been part of numerous committees and planning groups, and as Vice-Presidents for the Chamber.
Blackburn Maloney Selected as Fellow in in America College of Estate & Probate Counsel
The law firm of Blackburn, Maloney and Schuppert of Decatur is proud to announce that Gay Blackburn Maloney has been elected a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (“ACTEC”). ACTEC is a professional organization of approximately 2,600 lawyers who have demonstrated the highest level of integrity, commitment to the profession, competence and experience as trust and estate counselors. Individual lawyers meeting the criteria for membership are nominated by Fellows of the College, and are subjected to careful review by both state and national membership selection committees prior to consideration by the regents of the College. Fellows are selected on the basis of experience, professional reputation and ability in the fields of trusts and estates and on the basis of having made substantial contributions to these fields though lecturing, writing, teaching and bar activities.
Maloney Recognized by Morgan County Bar
Blackburn, Maloney and Schuppert member attorney Mark Daniel Maloney has been named as the 2016 recipient of the Albert P. Brewer Award for Distinguished Public Service awarded by the Morgan County Bar Association. In presenting the award at the association’s annual meeting, President Carl Cole noted Maloney’s service to Rotary International as a member of the Board of Directors of Rotary International, a Trustee of The Rotary Foundation, and other positions as well as his service to the local community and his church, Annunciation of the Lord Catholic Church. The award is named for Albert P. Brewer, a Morgan County attorney who served as Governor of Alabama in 1968-71 and as Distinguished Professor of Law and Government at Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law.
Schuppert Elected Vice-Chairman & Trustee of the Rotary Foundation of Rotary International
Kenneth M. Schuppert, Jr. was elected as a Trustee of the Rotary Foundation of Rotary International in June 2016. He took office on July 1, 2016, and in September 2016 he was elected as Vice Chairman of the Foundation. As a Trustee, he will help oversee the Foundation which receives and distributes in excess of $300 million per year in support of Rotary International’s humanitarian and educational activities worldwide. Schuppert has previously served as a member of the Rotary International board of directors. He and his wife Lynn, also a member of the firm, are members of the Decatur Rotary Club.