VOL. 113 | NO. 69 | Wednesday, April 7, 1999
Bob Vornbrock has been named president of Thompson & Co
Bob Vornbrock has been named president of Thompson & Co. He formerly was chief operating officer. Vornbrock is a graduate of the University of Missouri.
Greg Bava has been named to the newly created position of vice president of quality systems for VP Buildings. Bava has been with the company since 1975 and most recently was director of quality systems.
Patricia Turner has been named vice president of operations for Methodist Healthcare-Central Hospital. She previously was vice president of operations for Methodist Healthcare in Jackson, Miss. She has a bachelors degree from Jackson State University and a masters degree from Meharry Medical College.
Bruce E. McDonald has been named vice president of finance for Lamination Service Inc. He is a graduate of California State University.
Margie Augustine has been promoted to marketing director for Chandler, Ehrlich & Co. She formerly was manager of research and planning.
Tabitha Glenn was promoted to senior account manager for Chandler, Ehrlich & Co. She formerly was account manager.
Sarah Hunt was promoted to account executive for Chandler, Ehrlich & Co. She formerly was account coordinator.
William E. Troutt has been named president of Rhodes College. He formerly was president of Belmont University and served as 1997-1998 chairman of the National Commission on the Cost of Higher Education. He also is chairman-elect of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities and serves on the board of the American Council on Education. He has a doctorate from Vanderbilt University.
David B. Ferraro, president of Buckeye Technologies Inc., will serve as chairman of the United Way of the Mid-Souths board of directors. Other officers include chairman-elect and chairman of technologies Dr. Jesse McClure of LeMoyne-Owen College, nominating committee chairman Gary S. Shorb of Methodist/Le Bonheur Healthcare, treasurer and finance chairman Walter E. Drissel of W.E. Drissel & Associates, general campaign chairman Joseph R. Rimstidt of International Paper, secretary and counsel Herbert B. Wolf Jr. of Hale Headrick Dewey & Wolf, chairman of fund distribution Robert M. Fockler of Morgan Keegan & Co., chairman of marketing and communications Kimberly S. Brisco of Brisco Communications, chairman for community initiatives the Rev. Kenneth S. Robinson of St. Andrew AME Church and chairman for labor participation Fred B. Ashwill of the Tennessee AFL-CIO.
Ken Garland Jr., vice president of Ken Garland Homes, has been elected president of the Pacesetters Builder 20 Organization, a group of national custom home builders.
Dr. William Baugh has joined the Methodist Womens Health Center in Fayette County. His most recent practice was with the Methodist-Brownsville Womens Center. Baugh received his medical degree from St. Louis University.
Norm Hamby of Pickering Inc. has been named the 1999 Illuminating Engineering Society Featured Engineer for the Memphis Joint Engineers Council.