VOL. 112 | NO. 95 | Wednesday, June 3, 1998
William N. Reed has been named president and chief operating officer of Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Caldwell. Reed concentrates his practice in litigation. He received undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Mississippi.
Thompson & Co. has announced two new employees.
Kelley Hearne has joined the company has a production coordinator. She previously was a marketing coordinator for Delta Life & Annuity Co.
Jeff Joiner has joined the company as an art director. He formerly was an art director for Sossaman, Bateman & Associates. He is graduate of the University of North Texas.
Mike Musacchio has been appointed president of Mark VII Worldwide Logistics. He also serves as president of Mark VII Logistics Services.
Tom Henderson has been promoted to special projects and policy assistant in the district attorneys office. He formerly was assistant district attorney. He received undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Memphis.
Morgan Keegan & Co. Inc. has announced several employee promotions. New vice presidents include Buzz McArthur, fixed income sales; Jim Naifeh, investment broker; Carol Norman, East Memphis office; Ann Perkins, equity trading; Brent Rakers and Andrew Shipman, equity research; Griffin Rudolph and John Talley, East Memphis investment broker; Dodd Williams, fixed income research; and Mark Yates, public finance.
Lisa G. Lee has joined Walker & Associates as a public relations staff writer. She is a graduate of the University of Memphis.
Laura Cordera has been named recruiting and research consultant for Summerfield Associates. She has a masters degree in counseling psychology.
Keith A. Caskey, an information technology specialist, has been named senior consultant for contract and full-time positions in the information technology area.
Jack Blair, group president of Smith & Nephew Inc., was awarded the third annual John Grisanti Award by the Airways/Lamar Business Association.
Dr. Michael R. Neuman has been appointed to the Herbert Herff Chair of Excellence in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Memphis. Neuman, formerly of Case Western Reserve University, has undergraduate and doctorate degrees from Case Institute of Technology and a medical degree from Case Western Reserve School of Medicine.
Linda Hall, administrator of health and disease management at Baptist Memorial Hospital, has been appointed one of 30 Cardiovascular Health Fellows by The Healthcare Forum and Astra Merck Inc.
James W. McNeer, gypsum operations manager for Temple-Inland Forest Products Corp. in West Memphis, Ark., has been elected chairman of the board of directors of the Gypsum Association.
Jeffery D. Via has been named assistant agriculture agent in Shelby County. He is a graduate of the University of Florida.
Tom Whittington, media producer for Memphis Light, Gas & Water Divisions training department, and William Bearden, owner of the William Bearden Co., were appointed to the Tennessee Film, Entertainment and Music Commission Advisory Council.