VOL. 109 | NO. 36 | Wednesday, November 22, 1995
Bena Cates is the new assistant to the executive director of the Church Health Center. Cates created the centers first development board, jointly originated the Good Samaritan Awards, which recognize health care professionals who volunteer their services, and helped launch the Memphis Interfaith Association.
Dr. Mary Nell Ford, a specialist in internal medicine, has joined the Church Health Center as its fourth physician. Ford completed medical school at Johns Hopkins University, where she also trained as a resident.
Barry Atkins has been promoted to senior manager, audit, at Deloitte & Touche. He graduated from the University of Mississippi in 1987 with a bachelors degree in accounting. Atkins began his career with the company in 1987.
Mike Barlow has been promoted to senior manager, audit, at Deloitte & Touche. He began his career with the company in 1987 after graduating from the University of Mississippi with a bachelors degree in accounting.
Marlin Womack has been promoted to senior manager in the tax department for Deloitte & Touche. He is a 1987 graduate of the University of Mississippi and began his career with Deloitte & Touche in 1986.
Joe Spears has joined Health First Medical Group as a physician assistant in its family medicine department. Spears has a bachelor of science degree and received his physician assistant training at George Washington University.
James P. Cole, vice president of Gates & Dempster Inc. has been awarded the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation by the Commercial Investment Real Estate Institute of the National Association of Realtors. Cole has been in commercial real estate since 1986.
Edward H. "Ted" Wood Jr. has become a member of the Sedgwick James Inc. North American Operating Committee. Wood is client development director of Sedgwick Noble Lowndes, the firms employee benefits consulting business.
Joel Burke has been named to the newly created position of operations manager for the WRVR-FM, WJCE-AM and WOGY-FM. Burke formerly was program director for WRVR-FM and WJCE-AM. He joined the station in February after five years of radio programming in Austin, Texas.
Becky Jeffrey-Sewell, director of sales training for WRVR-FM and WJCE-AM, has been appointed general sales manager for WOGY-FM. Jeffrey-Sewell joined WRVR-FM more than a decade ago and has served as director of training since February.
National Bank of Commerce announced two promotions at a recent meeting of the banks board of directors. Joseph N. Smith has been promoted to vice president of leasing, and Roxane Bludgen has been promoted to assistant vice president and branch manager of the companys Olive Branch branch.
Reba Gray Clark has joined the commercial and interior design division of Looney Ricks Kiss Architects Inc. Clark was formerly a partner of Gray Clark Associates and currently is an adjunct professor of interior design at the University of Memphis.
Melissa McDonald has been promoted to director of services promotion for Methodist Alternative Healthcare Services, a part of Methodist Health Systems. She has been with Methodist Health Systems since 1994.