VOL. 112 | NO. 161 | Wednesday, September 9, 1998
Joy Flora Appointed President of
Joy Flora has been appointed president of Merry Maids. Flora most recently served as vice president of finance for ServiceMaster International. She also is a former franchise owner.
Sandy Swanson has joined Trammell Crow Co. as senior property manager for White Station Tower. She most recently served as vice president of property development for Trezevant Realty Corp. Swanson is a graduate of Dallas Community College.
Craig Gardella has joined Medshares Inc. as senior vice president of financial operations and treasurer. He formerly was senior vice president and senior lender with First Commercial Bank. He is a graduate of Villanova University.
OConnor Kenny Partners has added five employees.
Tammie Ford has joined the company as public relations specialist. She formerly worked with ALSAC St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital and Wilson Air Center. She is a graduate of the University of Memphis.
Ron Gerlach has joined the firm as associate copywriter. He formerly was continuity director/copywriter at New Market Media.
Kelly Holliday has joined the company as account coordinator. She is a graduate of the University of New Orleans.
Sheila Hubbard has joined the agency as staff accountant. She formerly worked for Sara Lee Corp. and ServiceMaster. Hubbard has a bachelors degree from Christian Brothers University and a masters degree from Central Michigan University.
Spencer King has joined the company as associate art director. King formerly worked for Memphis College of Art, where he received a bachelors degree.
Richard R. Spore III, an attorney with Burch, Porter & Johnson PLLC, has been selected chairman of the corporation and business law section of the Tennessee Bar Association.
Mark Glankler, an investigator with the district attorney generals office, has been appointed director of the West Tennessee Judicial Violent Crime and Drug Task Force.
Norbert Palauschek has joined PSI Process Systems Inc.s local office. He has been a sales manager for Lurgi in Frankfurt, Germany, for more than eight years.
Reida Benson has been named community relations coordinator for Behavioral Health at Methodist Healthcare. She previously was marketing director/account executive for Tennessee Marketing Inc.
Benson is a graduate of Mississippi State University.
Dr. Yanco Nicolas Gavrizi has joined Methodist Family Counseling Center. He received a medical degree from the University of Bucharest and a doctorate from the University of North Texas.
Youth Villages recently announced four new members on its board of directors. They include community volunteers Karen Gomez and Adrienne Miller; Dan Overbey, senior vice president of insurance and investments for First Tennessee Bank; and Carolyn Turman, manager of training and organizational development for Memphis Light Gas & Water.
Randolph Baker, president of the public relations division of Thompson & Co., has been elected a member of the College of Fellows of the Public Relations Society of America.
Jed Weintraub of U.S. Bankruptcy Court has been appointed chair of the Federal Judicial Centers advisory committee on bankruptcy court education.
Joan Carlson, president and chief executive officer of St. Joseph Hospital, has been elected chairman of Aloysius Homes board of directors.
Ruth Brown, adult special care/HIV/AIDS services manager at the Regional Medical Center, has been hired as the interim executive director.