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VOL. 112 | NO. 43 | Wednesday, March 18, 1998

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Lawrence C Lawrence C. Day has been elected to the newly created position of executive vice president and chief operating officer for TBC Corp. Day comes to TBC from Monro Muffler Brake Inc. of Rochester, N.Y., where he was president and chief executive officer. Raymond E. Schultz has been elected to the board of directors for TBC Corp. Schultz is the chairman and chief executive officer of Promus Hotel Corp. Grand Casino Tunica has announced several appointments. Lon Jerome II has been named graphic designer. He formerly was graphic designer/illustrator for Grand Casino Gulfport. He is a graduate of Moorhead State University. Greg Joslin has been named training manager for supervisory and managerial development. Kim Cherry, media relations manager with First Tennessee, has been accredited by the Universal Accreditation Program of the Public Relations Society of America. Methodist Healthcare has announced the following additions: Debbie McAnally has been named communications coordinator. She previously worked in marketing and public relations for Memphis Goodwill Industries. She has a masters degree from Northern Arizona University and a bachelors degree from the University of Mississippi. Susan Shreve has been named director of human resources. She previously was director of management development at Baptist Memorial Health Care. She has bachelors and masters degrees from the University of Memphis. Frank Ybanez has joined Chandler, Ehrlich & Co. as systems administrator. His background includes work with IXL, a multi-media firm, and United Technologies Corp. Ben Frost has joined Walker & Associates as an account executive. He formerly worked in the marketing department at the Baptist Health Care Credit Union in Little Rock, Ark. Roy N. Nixon, deputy commissioner for the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance and former sheriff and mayor of Shelby County, was elected Public Official of the Year by the Home Builders Association of Tennessee Inc. Ward Archer Jr. has been elected chair of Goals for Memphis for 1998. Other officers include Ann Langston, vice chair and chair-elect; Jesse McClure, vice chair, programs; Earl Blankenship, vice chair, partnership development; Bob Simpson, secretary; and Frank Ricks, treasurer and annual fund chair. New board members include retired postmaster Wilhelmenia Bonds; Will Deupree, associate vice president of Morgan Keegan; Kristi Jernigan, owner of Memphis AAA Baseball; Scott Ledbetter, president of SPL Corp.; Sheri Lipman, attorney with Burch, Porter & Johnson; Roland McElrath, city director of finance and administration; Rush OKeefe, managing director of Federal Express Corp.; Mearl Purvis, first vice president of relationship banking for National Bank of Commerce; and Steve Valentine, senior vice president of AutoZone Inc. Jerry L. McMichael, executive vice president of the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority, has been elected president of the Skal Club of Memphis. Charlie Gray, general manager of American Airlines, Memphis, was elected vice president. Llana Smith, owner of Broadway Travel in West Memphis, Ark., was elected secretary. John Means, manager of Downtown Travel, was elected treasurer and Don Haynes, who is retired from American Airlines, was elected executive secretary/treasurer. Bob Bader was elected as the representative to the national organization.

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