VOL. 111 | NO. 217 | Wednesday, November 19, 1997
Donna W. McNatt has joined Bean & Ison, PLLC, CPAs & Consultants, as a tax associate. McNatt most recently was employed by Armstrong, Allen, Prewitt, Gentry, Johnston & Holmes, Attorneys. McNatt is a certified public accountant and a graduate of the University of Memphis.
Youth Villages recently appointed six new board members. They include Laura Adams, community volunteer; Jim Barton, president of the Barton Group Inc.; Harold Byrd, marketing director for the Bank of Bartlett; J. Mark Prudhomme, special agent for Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance; Sherry Schedler, court coordinator of interagency services for the Juvenile Court of Memphis and Shelby County; and David Wedaman, president of Mark VII Transportation.
Dr. David B. Pruitt, vice chairman of psychiatry and director of the division of child and adolescent psychiatry of the University of Tennessee-Memphis, was installed as president of the Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Pruitt is the medical director for TLC Family Care Healthplan and division consultant in psychiatry at Le Bonheur Childrens Medical Center.
Thompson & Co. has announced several new employees:
Chuck Bertling has joined Thompson & Co. as an associate media director. He formerly was director of strategic planning for Media Services Inc.
Margaret Connell has joined the company as an accounting manager. She formerly was an accountant for Kemmons Wilson Inc. Connell has a bachelors degree from Christian Brothers University.
Jayme Nobles has joined Thompson & Co. as a traffic coordinator. She previously was an instructor at Memphis College of Art. Nobles has a bachelors degree from San Francisco State University.
Lynette Magee has joined Crye-Leike Inc., Realtors, as broker/manager for its Southaven, Miss., office. Magee previously owned a manufacturing plant in Batesville, Miss. She received a bachelors degree from the University of Mississippi.
Cathy Armstrong has joined Financial Federal Savings Bank as a residential loan specialist. She most recently worked in the mortgage loan office at Union Planters National Bank.
Dr. Herb McCree was appointed coordinator of the University of Memphis extended programs in northwest Tennessee. A retiree from the U.S. Navy, he received an associates degree from State Technical Institute, a bachelors degree from Southern Illinois University, and masters and doctorate degrees from the U of M.
Dotty Summerfield, president of Summerfield Associates Inc., was elected to serve as secretary/treasurer of the National Association of Personnel Services. Summerfield has served as District VII director of NAPS for four years.
John Southy Grinalds was elected to the board of directors of Mid-America Apartment Communities Inc. Grinalds recently became president of the Citadel in Charleston, S.C.
David Kushma was selected editorial page editor for the Commercial Appeal. He formerly was deputy editorial page editor for the Detroit Free Press. He has a bachelors degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a masters from the University of Minnesota.
Dr. Lester J. Pourciau Jr., director of libraries at the University of Memphis, has been selected co-chairman of the Tennessee Library Associations legislative committee.
Maxine Smith, a former Memphis City Schools commissioner, recently received the 1997 Richard R. Green Award for outstanding contributions to urban education.
Joanne Rogers, casino controller for Hollywood Casino Hotel and RV Park, was elected to participate in Leadership DeSoto.
David M. Yawn, senior communications specialist at Federal Express, will be included in the 52nd edition of "Whos Who in America."
James H. Daughdrill Jr., president of Rhodes College, was inducted by Kappa Delta Epsilon as its National Honorary Member for 1997. The professional education fraternity also presented Daughdrill with its Award for Outstanding Service to Education.