VOL. 110 | NO. 36 | Wednesday, February 21, 1996
ETI Corp. has announced the addition of two staff members.
Janet Smith has joined ETI as marketing coordinator for the land development department. She most recently served as executive secretary for a Memphis-based architecture and engineering firm.
Paul L. Davenport Jr. has joined ETI has a civil engineer. He most recently worked as a civil engineer specializing in transportation systems. He received his bachelors degree from the University of Memphis.
Jimmie Jones, a truck driver for M.S. Carriers, has been named to the 1996 Americas Road Team, a national safety program sponsored by the American Trucking Association. Jones, who will be one of 12 Road Team Captains from around the nation, has been a professional truck driver for 26 years.
James A. Frommel has joined William Howard & Co. Financial Advisors Inc. as an associate. Frommel previously was employed as the business manager and controller for the WMC stations.
Bryant McCormack has joined Choice-Sneed, Robinson and Gerber Inc., a Sneed company, as an affiliate broker. McCormack recently graduated from the University of Memphis with a bachelors degree in real estate.
Patricia Woods has joined the Sutherland Clinic as marketing and research assistant. She has worked at Methodist Hospital-Germantown and Memphis Pathology Laboratories.
Pat Ferguson of Promus Hotels has been elected president of the board of directors of the Mid-South Relocation Council. Other officers include president elect Shelley Giles of American President Cos., vice president Anita Collins of Federal Express Corp.; secretary Elaine Grisham of Apartment Locators; and treasurer Betty Clayton of John Green and Co.
Dr. Reed Baskin, an oncologist with Methodist Health Systems, has been appointed to the National Managed Care Committee of the American Society of Internal Medicine.
James E. Echols is the new president of Cotton Council International, the export promotions arm of the National Cotton Council. Echols has held a number of industry leadership positions, serving on the National Cotton Council board almost continuously since 1986 and as vice chairman of the Farm Program and Economic Policy Committee since 1993. W. Neely Mallory, Willis H. Willey III, W. B. Dunavant III and Bobby Walton were re-elected to the board of directors.
William B. Dunavant Jr. received the 1995 Harry S. Baker Distinguished Service Award for Cotton from the National Cotton Council. The award is presented annually to a U.S. cotton industry member who has provided dedication, service and leadership to the industry. Dunavant served as council president in 1988, has served on and chaired its board and currently is a board advisor. He also is a former director of the Councils export promotions division.