BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Books-A-Million, Inc. (NASDAQ:BAMM) is pleased to announce the promotion of Catherine A. Hogewood to the position of General Counsel for the company.
In her new role, Hogewood will provide guidance to Books-A-Million and will assume this post in managing the company’s legal matters. She will report to Todd Noden, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Books-A-Million.
“We are pleased to provide this opportunity to Ms. Hogewood and look forward to her contributions to the organization as we continue to grow and build upon our success,” Noden said of Hogewood assuming the new position.
Hogewood earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville and completed her law degree at the Vanderbilt University School of Law. She has been a member of Books-A-Million’s legal staff since 2007, most recently serving as associate counsel. She joined the company following a successful tenure as associate counsel for the Lloyd, Gray, Whitehead and Monroe Law Firm in Birmingham.
“I am honored by the opportunity to assist in guiding this strong, vibrant and responsive company toward continued success,” Hogewood said. “It will be enjoyable to take part in Books-A-Million’s legal interactions, including intellectual property, SEC, litigation, real estate and others.”
Hogewood and her husband, Mark, have called Birmingham home for more than 20 years, have three children and a black lab.
About Books-A-Million, Inc.
Books-A-Million, Inc. is one of the nation’s leading book retailers and sells on the Internet at www.booksamillion.com. The Company presently operates 256 stores in 33 states and the District of Columbia. The Company operates large superstores under the names Books-A-Million (BAM!), Books & Co. and 2nd & Charles and traditional bookstores operating under the names Bookland and Books-A-Million. Also included in the Company’s retail operations is the operation of Yogurt Mountain Holding, LLC, a retailer and franchisor of self-serve frozen yogurt stores with 44 locations. The Company also develops and manages commercial real estate investments through its subsidiary, Preferred Growth Properties. The common stock of Books-A-Million, Inc. is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol BAMM. For more information, visit the Company’s corporate website at www.booksamillioninc.com.