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1. Wright Joins Magna Bank as Senior Vice President
- Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Andy Wright has joined Memphis-based Magna Bank as senior vice president and manager of commercial banking. Wright, who previously held senior vice president positions at Iberiabank and First Tennessee Bank, has experience working with a variety of industries, with in-depth expertise in the transportation and logistics industries.
2. Apperson Crump Expands in Triad III
- Friday, March 15, 2013
Memphis’ oldest continuously practicing law firm is expanding its presence in Triad III.
Apperson Crump PLC added 2,037 square feet to its seventh floor space in a vacant adjacent area between Silverleafe Capital Partners LLC.
- Thursday, January 17, 2013
Black Business Association of Memphis will meet Thursday, Jan. 17, at 8 a.m. at the Renaissance Business Center, 555 Beale St. Ricky Tucker of Rix International will speak, and a light breakfast will be served. Visit bbamemphis.com.
- Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Center City Development Corp. board of directors will meet Wednesday, Jan. 16, at 9 a.m. in the Downtown Memphis Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphis.com.
5. Rheumatology Clinic Buys Germantown Office Building
- Tuesday, November 27, 2012
7660 Poplar Pike Germantown, TN 38138
Sale Amount: $986,850
Sale Date: Nov. 14, 2012
6. PLC International Files $1.4 Million Loan on Building
- Thursday, November 22, 2012
Memphis-based PLC International Inc. has filed a $1.4 million loan through BrightBridge Inc. on the 67,538-square-foot strip center at 1150 N. Germantown Parkway (also known as 1140 Cordova Road) in Cordova.
7. Brown Joins REACH As Vice President
- Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Stephen Brown has joined REACH Human Capital as vice president of business development. In his new role, Brown will assist companies in selecting and training employees.
- Monday, July 09, 2012
TnAchieves will hold a reception for prospective mentors for the 2012-2013 school year Monday, July 9, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Leadership Memphis, 365 S. Main St. Current mentors and tnAchieves staff will talk about opportunities to mentor high school seniors planning to attend community college. Visit tnachieves.org or email Kaci Murley at email@example.com.
9. Literacy Mid-South’s Dean Appointed to State Coalition
- Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Kevin Dean, executive director of Literacy Mid-South, has been appointed to the Tennessee Literacy Coalition’s board of directors. The board unanimously approved Dean’s nomination, and he will serve as a representative from West Tennessee for three years.
10. Executive Coach Burtch Earns Int’l Designation
- Wednesday, June 06, 2012
Bill Burtch, founder and president of full-service management consultancy firm Harmony Coaching & Consulting, has received the Professional Certified Coach designation from the International Coach Federation, becoming the second PCC in Memphis. Burtch, who also holds the Senior Professional in Human Resources designation, focuses his consulting work in executive/team coaching, professional development training and human resources consulting.
11. Orpheum Theatre Names New Board Members
- Friday, March 16, 2012
The Orpheum Theatre and its parent organization, the Memphis Development Foundation, has announced 10 members joining the Orpheum board of directors. The new members are: Chuck Treadway, Thomas & Betts president and chief operating officer; Don Young, Smith and Nephew senior vice president, corporate sustainability; Andy Taylor, Gerber/Taylor Capital Advisors Inc. partner; Gary Smith, Apperson Crump PLC attorney; Alan Mullen, Crew Training International president; Scott Hennessy, True Temper Sports Inc. president; Keri Gage, SunTrust private wealth management/senior vice president; Robert Cox, Glassman, Edwards, Wyatt, Tuttle & Cox PC attorney; Bo Allen, First Tennessee executive vice president; and Sara Adams, community volunteer.
12. In the Bag
- Tuesday, February 07, 2012
Last September Kroger Co. purchased nine Memphis-area Schnucks grocery stores.
Eight of the stores reopened as Kroger and the ninth remained vacant.
13. Holtz Joins Fulmer Cos. Marketing Department
- Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Wendy Holtz has joined Fulmer Cos. as its marketing communications manager.
Hometown: New Braunfels, Texas
Education: B.S. in communications from the University of Texas, Austin; M.B.A. in international business from San Diego State University
14. Tennessee St. Office Bldg. Again in Foreclosure
- Tuesday, January 10, 2012
460 Tennessee St.
Memphis, TN 38103
Sale Amount: $3 million
Sale Date: Dec. 1, 2011
15. Former Cordova Schnucks Sells for $3.1 Million
- Friday, January 06, 2012
Memphis-based PLC International Inc. has bought a vacant 68,000-square-foot Schnucks supermarket at 1150 N. Germantown Parkway (also known as 1140 Cordova Road) from SM Properties Memphis LLC for $3.1 million.
16. Verizon Wireless Nixes Google Wallet in New Phone
- Wednesday, December 07, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – Verizon Wireless is blocking Google's new flagship phone from supporting Google's attempt to make the smartphone the credit card of the future.
In blocking the Google Wallet software from running on the new Samsung Galaxy Nexus, Verizon Wireless said Tuesday that it was waiting to provide a wallet application until it can offer "the best security and user experience." Verizon and rivals AT&T Inc. and T-Mobile USA are part of a consortium called ISIS that is planning its own payment system.
- Wednesday, November 09, 2011
Talk Shoppe will present “Revocable Living Trust – Death to Probate” Wednesday, Nov. 9, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau, 3693 Tyndale Drive. For more information, call Jo Garner at 482-0354.
- Tuesday, November 08, 2011
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday, Nov. 8, at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Joan Ferguson, Rotary District 6800 governor, will speak. Cost is $18 per person. For reservations, email Taylor Hughes at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Monday, November 07, 2011
The River City Writers Series at the University of Memphis will welcome author Randall Kenan for two events Monday, Nov. 7, and Tuesday, Nov. 8. Kenan will read from his work Nov. 7 at 8 p.m. in the University Center River Room, room 300, and conduct an interview Nov. 8 at 10:30 a.m. in Patterson Hall, room 456. Both events are free and open to the public. For more information, call 678-4692 or email email@example.com.
20. TDN Seminar to Examine State of Health Care
- Friday, November 04, 2011
The health care industry is an economic driver in Memphis, where hospitals, health care providers and biotechnology companies employ one out of every seven workers.
On Thursday, Nov. 10, a panel of local experts will discuss the health care sector’s current state and future forecast at The Daily News Business of Health Care Seminar, which begins at 3:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, 1934 Poplar Ave.
- Thursday, October 20, 2011
Vance Avenue Choice Neighborhoods’ neighborhood team, a joint community engagement effort by the University of Memphis’ graduate program in city and regional planning, the department of anthropology and The Vance Avenue Collaborative, will meet Thursday, Oct. 20, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at The Emmanuel Center, 604 St. Paul Ave. The meeting will discuss how to integrate resident and community stakeholder interests, perceptions and visions into resident-led redevelopment and revitalization plans for the neighborhood.
22. Sokolov Joins Bass Berry In Securities Practice
- Thursday, September 15, 2011
One of the newest additions to the Memphis office of Bass, Berry & Sims PLC is an associate specializing in securities work who’s also fluent in Spanish and Serbian and is an avid traveler and runner.
23. Haykal Recognized For Work in Psychiatry
- Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Dr. Radwan Faysal Haykal, director of the Bipolar Spectrum Program at Lakeside Behavioral Health System and clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been inducted as a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.
24. Thompson Dunavant Official Earns Special Certification
- Tuesday, June 28, 2011
William Spilman, payment card industry (PCI) compliance practice leader with Thompson Dunavant PLC, has earned a specialized certification.
Spilman recently completed the education security training requirements necessary to perform a PCI compliance audit and consulting related to the protection of credit card data. He’s also received the Quality Service Assessor (QSA) designation.
25. Thompson Dunavant’s Lauer Co-Authors CPA Book
- Monday, June 13, 2011
When Linda Lauer was an accounting major at the University of Memphis, her goals were pretty straightforward: major in accounting, get a bachelor’s degree and become a certified public accountant.
26. Beutelschies Guides IDB Through Wide Range of Issues
- Thursday, May 26, 2011
The rules of economic development are as specific as the terms of any business agreement. That’s because the incentives used to bring new businesses to Memphis and expand existing businesses here are contractual agreements.
27. Kiesewetter Wise’s Rudnick Brings Dedication to Work
- Thursday, April 21, 2011
Since becoming a member at Kiesewetter Wise Kaplan Prather PLC in January, Elizabeth Rudnick has taken to maintaining her daily practice, while also contributing to the administrative side, quite well – even with two children, an attorney husband and dedication that extends past business hours.
28. Pinnacle Awards Honor City’s Best Brokers
- Monday, April 11, 2011
As emcee Dan Conaway noted in his opening address Thursday night at the 10th annual Pinnacle Awards, “OK is the new great.”
29. Pinnacle Awards Honor City's Best Brokers
- Friday, April 08, 2011
As emcee Dan Conaway noted in his opening address Thursday night at the 10th annual Pinnacle Awards, “OK is the new great.”
30. Destination King’s Tagg Honored as ‘Rising Star’
- Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Mary Catherine Tagg, director of operations for Destination King, has received the “Rising Star” award at the fifth annual Association of Destination Management Executives Achievement Awards.
31. Pacific Logistics Picks Olive Branch for Hub
- Friday, January 07, 2011
Pacific Logistics Corp. has signed a lease for its first Memphis-area location, which will serve as a regional hub for the company’s growing shoe and retail business.
32. Thompson Dunavant Promotes Lauer to Member
- Wednesday, January 05, 2011
Thompson Dunavant PLC has promoted Linda Lauer to member – the firm’s first female member – “after years of valuable service and dedication,” said managing member Steve Dunavant.
33. Bardos Named Dean at St. Agnes Academy-St. Dominic School
- Wednesday, September 22, 2010
Denny Bardos has joined St. Agnes Academy-St. Dominic School as dean of enrollment management and financial aid.
Education: Bachelor of Arts, psychology, Christian Brothers University
Work Experience: Prior to joining SAA-SDS, I spent 16 years in college admissions.
Family: My wife, Amanda, and I have three children:Daniel, 14; Breana, 11; and Brandon, 2.
Favorite quote: “Many a truth is said in jest.” William Shakespeare
Last book read: “The Little Big Things” by Tom Peters
Favorite music: I like anything from Beethoven to Blink 182, but alternative is my favorite.
Favorite movie: The original “Batman” with Jack Nicholson
Sports team: Chicago Cubs
Activities you enjoy outside of work: I enjoy spending time with my family, reading, and biking.
What talent do you wish you had? I wish I could play the piano.
Who has had the greatest influence on you? My mother. She was an incredibly generous, loving, spiritual, and caring woman.
What drew you to St. Agnes Academy-St. Dominic School? I wanted to be able to utilize my background in admissions and financial aid at an excellent independent school.
What do you consider your greatest professional accomplishments? Seeing students whom I recruited go on to become very successful in their lives.
What do you most enjoy about your work? Working with families to show them all the outstanding benefits of a SAA-SDS education!
34. Senate Democrats Abandon Comprehensive Energy Bill
- Friday, July 23, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats on Thursday abandoned plans to pass an energy bill that caps emissions of carbon dioxide, saying Republicans refuse to support the measure.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said no Republican was willing to back a comprehensive energy bill, a development he called "terribly disappointing."
35. Yeates Joins A2H As Project Manager
- Wednesday, July 07, 2010
Arthur Yeates has joined Askew Hargraves Harcourt & Associates Inc. (A2H) as an architectural project manager.
36. Big Oil Strikes Back, Slams Obama's Drilling Ban
- Wednesday, June 23, 2010
LONDON (AP) — Oil executives sent a strong challenge to Barack Obama on Tuesday, warning at a major oil conference that the American president's ban on risky deepwater drilling would cripple world energy supplies.
37. Oliphant Ready to Expand Dixon Hughes
- Friday, June 04, 2010
The folks who run the Memphis office of accounting firm Dixon Hughes PLLC aren’t crossing their fingers and waiting around on new clients to walk through the door.
38. Prudential Gives Up on $35.5 Billion AIA Deal
- Thursday, June 03, 2010
LONDON (AP) - Prudential PLC has accepted defeat in its ambitious $35.5-billion plan to acquire Asian insurance company AIA from U.S. insurance company AIG.
Prudential said Wednesday that it is negotiating with AIG about terminating the deal, which faltered because of resistance of Prudential shareholders to the high price, and AIG's refusal to accept less money.
39. AIG Won't Accept Lower Prudential Offer for AIA
- Wednesday, June 02, 2010
LONDON (AP) - Bailed-out U.S. insurer AIG reported Tuesday it won't accept a lower offer for its Asian insurance business from Prudential, which proposed a $5 billion cut to calm rebellious shareholders who thought the price was too high.
40. Kiesewetter Selected As Tennessee Bar Foundation Fellow
- Thursday, March 11, 2010
Jay W. Kiesewetter of Kiesewetter Wise Kaplan Prather PLC has been selected as a fellow of the Tennessee Bar Foundation.
He is one of just 35 attorneys throughout the state honored this year with the invitation.
41. AIG Sells Alico Unit to MetLife for $15.5 Billion
- Tuesday, March 09, 2010
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (AP) - American International Group Inc. said Monday it will sell its American Life Insurance Co. division for $15.5 billion to MetLife Inc. The government-approved deal, AIG's second big asset sale in two weeks, will give the insurer more cash to repay the billions of bailout dollars it still owes the government.
42. The Business of Law
- Monday, February 15, 2010
As many sectors of the economy slowly sputter back to life, the state of the legal industry is often overlooked in economic reports. This trend can be surprising because law firms and corporate legal departments provide the advice and representation necessary for many different kinds of businesses to move forward with their recovery.
43. Judge Derails Class-Action Status For Nurse Wage Suit
- Wednesday, January 06, 2010
A last-ditch attempt to gain class-action status for a lawsuit alleging that Memphis hospitals conspired to suppress nurse wages has failed.
U.S. District Judge Samuel H. Mays Jr. has denied a motion to allow a substitute plaintiff. He issued the order last week after ruling in September that the two originally named plaintiffs did not adequately represent nurses in the Memphis area.
44. U of M’s McClurg Honored With Legal Education Award
- Wednesday, December 30, 2009
Andrew McClurg has received the Excellence in Legal Education Award from the University of Memphis’ Law Alumni Board. McClurg is a professor of law and the Herbert Herff Chair of Excellence in Law at the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law. He also is associate dean for faculty development.
45. Nurse Wage Suit Still Alive, Kicking
- Tuesday, December 01, 2009
An attempt to gain class-action status in a lawsuit alleging that Memphis hospitals conspired to suppress nurse wages isn’t dead yet.
After issuing an order in October to deny class-action certification because the two plaintiffs did not adequately represent nurses in the Memphis area, U.S. District Judge Samuel H. “Hardy” Mays Sr. is now allowing lawyers for the nurses to make the case for introducing a substitute plaintiff.
46. YLD President Wiggins Joins Baker Donelson as Associate
- Wednesday, November 11, 2009
Kyle M. Wiggins has joined Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC as an associate in the Health Services & Products group. He will concentrate his practice on litigation surrounding medical malpractice defense, personal injury defense and general civil litigation.
47. Pro Bono Crusade Marches on in Legal Community
- Thursday, October 08, 2009
The Tennessee Bar Association is continuing the access to justice fight by decreeing October “Celebrate Pro Bono Month.”
More than a million Tennesseans are unable to afford legal services and about 700,000 of them face legal problems each year, according to Gov. Phil Bredesen’s office. Legal aid providers such as Memphis Area Legal Services Inc. often have to turn away as many as 80 clients at any given pro bono clinic because of a lack of resources to care for them all.
48. Baker Donelson’s Williams Appointed To Volunteer Leadership Role at ILTA
- Wednesday, September 30, 2009
Merideth L. Williams has been appointed to the volunteer leadership role of conference vice president in the International Legal Technology Association. She will work with other volunteers in the delivery of educational programming to members of ILTA.
49. American in Joint Bid To Help Japan Airlines
- Monday, September 21, 2009
American Airlines Inc., British Airways Plc and Qantas Airways Ltd. have offered broad financial and business support to struggling alliance partner Japan Airlines Corp., including a possible investment of several hundred million dollars from American, a Japanese newspaper reported Friday.
- Friday, September 04, 2009
MPACT Memphis will hold a Lunch Bunch today at noon at MPACT’s office, 506 S. Main St. To R.S.V.P., contact Joy Turner at firstname.lastname@example.org or 528-8340.
51. Finch Appointed to Dean Position At UofM School of Nursing
- Wednesday, August 19, 2009
Dr. Linda Finch has been appointed associate dean and director of undergraduate programs for the Loewenberg School of Nursing at the University of Memphis. Finch was previously an associate professor on the nursing faculty. She has been named an American Nurses Foundation Scholar by the American Nurses Association and is an active member of Sigma Theta Tau International, the honor society for nursing. She also has served on the editorial board of “The Tennessee Nurse.”
52. Law Firm Alliances on the Rise
- Thursday, July 30, 2009
Law firms locally and nationally are more frequently forming partnerships with other firms or joining networks to help better serve their clients and use every attorney’s base of knowledge to improve overall performance.
53. Memphis Music Foundation Elects Bell Chairman
- Wednesday, July 22, 2009
Al Bell has been elected the new chairman of the Memphis Music Foundation.
Under Bell’s direction, the foundation will continue to provide education, strategic planning and promotional opportunities to the Memphis music industry.
Bell is the former chairman and owner of Stax Records and former president of Motown Records. Bell has worked with artists such as Booker T and the MG’s, Otis Redding, Sam and Dave, Albert King, Rufus Thomas, Isaac Hayes and Richard Pryor.
54. Higgins Named President, CEO At Barge Waggoner
- Wednesday, June 10, 2009
Robert B. Higgins Jr. has been named president and chief executive officer of engineering, architecture and planning for Barge Waggoner Sumner & Cannon Inc.
55. Swine Flu Casts Shadow Over Economy
- Tuesday, April 28, 2009
LONDON (AP) - Uncertainty over the swine flu outbreak cast a shadow over the struggling global economy Monday, raising fears that that the spread of the virus could harm trade and tourism and undermine businesses just as they begin to rally.
56. Report: Pharma Deals in Q1 Exceed All 2008 Deals
- Tuesday, April 21, 2009
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - The burst of drugmaker mergers announced in the first quarter is worth nearly 50 percent more than all the industry deals announced in 2008, according to a new report.
Deals in the quarter had a combined value of $166 billion, more than 10 times the value of deals announced in last year's first quarter and well over the $114 billion in deals announced in all of 2008.
57. 3 More Carriers to Pay Fines in Cargo Probe
- Friday, April 10, 2009
ATLANTA (AP) - Three more foreign carriers have agreed to plead guilty to conspiring to fix prices in the air cargo industry, and they will pay a total of $214 million in fines, U.S. prosecutors said Thursday.
58. Obama: AIG Can't Justify 'Outrage' of Bonuses
- Tuesday, March 17, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama on Monday issued a blistering attack on American International Group and pledged to stop the struggling insurance and investment giant from paying out millions in executive bonuses.
59. AIG Says Emergency Aid Used to Pay Other Banks
- Tuesday, March 17, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) - American International Group Inc. used more than $90 billion in federal aid to pay out foreign and domestic banks, some of whom had received their own multibillion-dollar U.S. government bailouts.
60. Saint Francis Weight Loss Center Appoints Weaver Medical Director
- Wednesday, March 04, 2009
Virginia Weaver has been appointed medical director of the Saint Francis Center for Surgical Weight Loss.
61. Influence 1 Foundation Names Hartsfield COO
- Wednesday, February 11, 2009
Felicia Hartsfield has been named chief operating officer of Influence 1 Foundation.
Hartsfield will oversee the continued stability and growth of the foundation’s fiscal, strategic, organizational and operational functions. Her duties also will include building and maintaining relationships with community leaders, as well as creating collaborations, which will enhance the foundation’s strategic model.
62. Southern, National Law Firm Mergers Up in ’08
- Thursday, January 22, 2009
Nationwide, law firm mergers and acquisitions jumped to 70 in 2008, according to a study by Altman Weil Inc., an independently owned law firm consulting agency. Nationally, Altman Weil recorded 60 mergers and acquisitions in 2007 – meaning 2008 saw a 17 percent increase.
63. Vanishing Jobs, Stressed Consumers Feed Downturn
- Monday, November 10, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) - The nation's unemployment rate is at a 14-year high, General Motors reported a massive third-quarter loss and says it may run out of cash next year, and Ford is planning more job cuts after burning through billions of its own.
- Wednesday, October 29, 2008
The Shelby County Board of Commissioners will hold committee meetings today beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the fourth floor committee room of the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. For more information, call Steve Summerall at 545-4301.
- Tuesday, October 21, 2008
Metro Business Council will host a live webcast of Tom Peter’s presentation “Achieving Excellence in a Disruptive Age” today from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave. The presentation will come from the Gazelles Growth Conference in Atlanta and will focus on what entrepreneurs and business leaders need to thrive and survive in a rapidly changing business environment. Cost is $75 per attendee and seating is limited. For reservations, contact Michael Synk at email@example.com or 276-0200.
- Monday, October 20, 2008
The Center City Commission and the Memphis Division of Public Works today will host a second public meeting to discuss the proposed trash collection pilot program that could replace dumpsters in Downtown. The meeting will begin at 3 p.m. in the Center City Commission office, 114 N. Main St. Dwan Gilliom will give a detailed presentation of the pilot program. For more information, call Eric Robertson at 575-0542.
67. US Moves To Jump Start Bank Rescue Effort
- Tuesday, October 14, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Bush administration announced Monday it is moving quickly to implement a $700 billion rescue program, including consulting with private law firms on how to buy ownership shares in banks to help thaw frozen lending and get the economy moving again.
68. A Look at Financial Developments Around the World
- Tuesday, October 14, 2008
A look at what happened in some stock markets around the world Monday:
EUROPE (AP) – European governments overcame their differences to put 1.7 trillion euros ($2.3 trillion) on the line in guarantees and other emergency measures to save the banking system, in their most unified response yet to the global financial crisis. The pledges by six countries that use the euro and Britain helped soothe stock markets, along with a promise by top central banks to provide unlimited short term dollar credits.
69. Landmark Community Bank Names Newell Chairman of Board
- Wednesday, September 24, 2008
Chuck Newell has been elected chairman of the board of directors of Landmark Community Bank and will be based in Landmark’s Collierville branch.
Newell brings more than 28 years of banking experience to the board and currently serves as the president and CEO of Merchants and Planters Bancshares.
70. Japan's Nomura Buys Lehman's Europe, Mideast Units
- Wednesday, September 24, 2008
TOKYO (AP) - Nomura, Japan's largest brokerage, said Tuesday it would buy the European and Middle Eastern operations of Lehman Brothers - just a day after disclosing it had acquired the Asian units of the failed U.S. investment bank.
71. SEC Bans Short-Selling of Financial Stocks
- Monday, September 22, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) – The federal government, trying to boost investor confidence in the face of a market crisis, took the dramatic step Friday of temporarily banning a practice of betting against financial stocks.
72. Simpson Joins FirstBank As Local President
- Wednesday, September 10, 2008
Ted Simpson has been hired by FirstBank as its Memphis city president.
Simpson previously served as executive vice president and chief lending officer for Magna Bank and has experience with National Bank of Commerce and Central Park Capital. He also is currently on the board of Lambda Alpha, a real estate professional organization.
73. Pogue to Lead Public Affairs For Local Corps of Engineers
- Wednesday, September 03, 2008
Jim Pogue has been selected chief of the Public Affairs Office of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Memphis District.
Pogue has worked for the Corps of Engineers for more than 19 years in public affairs positions. Pogue will be responsible for managing the Memphis District’s public information, internal communications and community relations programs.
74. UTHSC’s Baselski Receives Professional Recognition Award
- Wednesday, July 23, 2008
Vickie S. Baselski, professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been presented the 2008 American Society for Microbiology TREK Diagnostic ABMM/ABMLI Professional Recognition Award.
75. Rainey Kizer Firm, Reviere Ready for Downtown Move
- Thursday, June 26, 2008
Russell “Rusty” Reviere is moving Downtown. Well, sort of.
His firm, Rainey, Kizer, Reviere & Bell PLC, where he is a member, has offices in Jackson, Tenn., and East Memphis. But over the next couple of weeks, the firm will open a new office in the Morgan Keegan Tower Downtown, which will replace its East Memphis location.
76. Crye Named Finalist For Entrepreneur of Year
- Wednesday, June 25, 2008
Harold Crye, Crye-Leike Realtors’ chief executive officer and co-founder, is a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee.
Regional award winners will be eligible for consideration in the Entrepreneur of the Year 2008 national program.
77. Morris Promoted to VP At Harrah's Mid-South
- Wednesday, April 16, 2008
Valerie Morris has been promoted to regional vice president of communications and community affairs for Harrah's Mid-South Region.
The region includes Harrah's Memphis corporate office and Grand, Horseshoe and Sheraton casinos in Tunica County.
78. Herrington Named Field Director at Shoemaker Financial
- Wednesday, January 02, 2008
Jason Herrington, a financial adviser at Shoemaker Financial, has been named a field director for the firm. He will have the responsibility of advising and mentoring new advisers during their two-year training period.
79. Cullison Moves Up At Methodist LeBonheur in Germantown
- Wednesday, December 26, 2007
Methodist LeBonheur Germantown Hospital has named Rebecca Cullison assistant administrator of clinical support services.
Cullison has been with Methodist for three years, first as an administrative resident and most recently as the manager of system operations.
80. Peterson Named Director of Purchasing at UTHSC
- Wednesday, October 03, 2007
Kenneth M. Peterson has been appointed director of purchasing for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Previously, Peterson was a career employee of the U.S. government, and formerly served as director of the National Acquisition Center for the Customs and Border Patrol Protection Service in the Department of Homeland Security.
81. Bear Stearns Treads Lightly in Memphis
- Wednesday, August 29, 2007
While its lending rivals such as Countrywide Financial Corp. went on a tear, mortgage lending giant Bear Stearns cooled its heels in the Memphis market.
Year-to-date through Aug. 15, the New York-based financial services company did not grant a single mortgage loan in the Memphis area. That holds true for the same period in 2005 and 2006. By comparison, Countrywide's lending unit has dispensed more than $90 million in Memphis-area loans so far this year, according to real estate information company Chandler Reports, www.chandlerreports.com.
82. Mansour Taps Immigrant Heritage In Work at Apperson Crump
- Thursday, August 02, 2007
Mona Mansour recently joined the law firm of Apperson, Crump & Maxwell PLC, becoming one of three attorneys who will handle the firm's new immigration practice. She is working with attorneys Tara M. Ryan and Sarah E. Meltzer.
83. FedEx Institute of Technology Names Mandle Executive Director
- Wednesday, August 01, 2007
Shaye R. Mandle has been named executive director of the FedEx Institute of Technology at the University of Memphis. Previously, he worked for the Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC), where he led the business activities of SAIC's Reconnaissance and Surveillance Operation. Mandle has worked as a district director for the former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Dennis Hastert, and as a legislative liaison to the Illinois Department of Revenue.
84. Dinner Table, Grandmother's Home Provide Good Start for Memphis Attorney
- Thursday, March 15, 2007
Attorney David Siegel plays the drums in a local band and even lived in Japan for a few years while growing up. But his musical talents and international background aren't what is front and center for him these days.
85. Addition MadeTo IP's Board of Directors
- Thursday, March 15, 2007
Lynn Laverty Elsenhans has been elected to International Paper's board of directors. The appointment becomes effective today.
Elsenhans is executive vice president of global manufacturin
86. Phillips to Become President of Optometry School
- Wednesday, January 24, 2007
Dr. Richard W. Phillips has been named president-elect of Southern College of Optometry in Memphis. Phillips is a 1978 graduate of the college and the former regional executive director for Tennessee operations for TLC - Laser Eye Centers. He will be only the sixth person to hold the office in the college's 75-year history. Phillips will assume the presidency May 17. He is replacing William E. Cochran, who is retiring.
87. FedEx BuysUK Transportation Company
- Tuesday, December 19, 2006
FedEx Corp. has acquired ANC Holdings Limited, a domestic express transportation company in the United Kingdom, for £120 million or about $234 million in U.S. dollars.
ANC operates with
88. MBA Board MembersAnnounced, Ready to Roll
- Monday, December 11, 2006
The Memphis Bar Association announced its 2007 officers during an event at The Peabody Hotel Thursday.
David M. Cook of The Hardison Law Firm PC officially became the 2007 MBA president,
89. Owings Jumps Directly From Law School to Trotz Firm
- Thursday, November 16, 2006
Laura Owings has been with the law firm of Nahon, Saharovich & Trotz PLC at 488 South Mendenhall Road for only about a month, and she already knows she is in the right place.
A 2006 graduate of the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, Owings graduated sixth in her class of 123 students. She chose to go to a plaintiff's firm and concentrate in the area of nursing home abuse and neglect.
90. Medtronic Expansion Heralds 600 New Jobs
- Tuesday, September 12, 2006
Construction recently began on the expansion of Medtronic Sofamor Danek Inc.'s Memphis headquarters, a project that will add 600 new jobs over the next four years.
The annual median wage for the project will be $55,700, making it one of the highest median wage projects the Memphis Regional Chamber has seen, said Mark Herbison, senior vice president of economic development at the chamber.
91. First Mercantile Taps Maness to Handle National Accounts
- Wednesday, June 21, 2006
Philip E. Maness has been appointed director of national accounts and executive vice president of First Mercantile in Cordova. He began his career with First Mercantile in 1984, serving most recently as strategic planning officer.
92. Vescovo to Discuss Federal Court at Bar Convention Friday
- Thursday, June 15, 2006
U.S. Magistrate Judge Diane K. Vescovo has accomplished more by living in her hometown than many people who travel to the ends of the Earth do in a lifetime.
The Memphis-born Vescovo will join U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Julia Gibbons and U.S. District Court Judge Bernice Donald on a panel for the continuing legal education session "Practice and Procedure in Federal Court in the Western District" tomorrow at 8:30 a.m. at The Peabody Hotel. The event is part of the 125th Annual Tennessee Bar Association Convention, which began Wednesday and runs through Sunday.
93. A Pearl in Life's Oyster: Perl to receive humanitarian award next month
- Thursday, April 27, 2006
A dedication to fair and just treatment for all has driven attorney Arnold E. Perl's life and career. Perl has been a labor and employment lawyer for some 40 years.
After earning his law degree from the University of Illinois in 1963, Perl's first job was as a trial attorney for the National Labor Relations Board in Memphis.
94. Marketing Agency Hires New Art Director
- Wednesday, January 25, 2006
Lyle Wardlaw has joined full-service advertising, marketing, design and public relations firm inferno as art director. Prior to that she spent three years providing design support for clients at Imre Communications and Babcock Advertising in the Washington, D.C., area. She graduated from Millsaps College in 1996 with a double major in studio art and elementary education, and has completed advertising and graphics programs from Memphis College of Art and Southwest Community College. In her position as art director, Wardlaw will serve clients and help with new creative projects.
95. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, May 18, 2005
Fidelity Investments Names Memphis Center Manager
Fidelity Investments named Dwayne Craft vice president and manager of the companys Memphis Investor Center. Craft has worked with Fidelity Investments for 14 years. He graduated from N...
96. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, May 11, 2005
NovaCopy Exec Chosen for Whos Who
Memphis Architect Honored for Service to France
Memphis architect Metcalf Crump was named a Knight in the National Order of Merit by French President Jacques Chirac. The award was created in 1963 by President ...
97. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, February 02, 2005
MAAR Inducts Officers, Names Realtor Award Winners
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors announced the following 2004 award winners: Lee McWaters of McWaters & Associates, Realtor of the Year; Sally Isom of Prudential Collins-M...
98. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, December 29, 2004
BOMA Inducts 2005 Officers
Gibbons Named to Chair National Committee
Judge Julia Gibbons of Memphis was named by U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist as chair of the Budget Committee of the Judicial Conference. Gibbons has bee...
99. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, November 17, 2004
Senior Armstrong Allen attorney named managing partner
Armstrong Allen Names New Managing Partner
James McLaren Jr., a senior member of Armstrong Allen PLLC, has been elected managing partner of the firm. Members of the firms 2005 management c...
100. Archived Article: Lead
- Monday, November 15, 2004
Law Firm Expands Memphis Presence
Law Firm Expands Memphis Presence
Bass, Berry & Sims hires new attorneys, adds space
The Daily News
There can never be enough space, at least if youre a rapidly growing law firm, such ...