VOL. 113 | NO. 74 | Wednesday, April 14, 1999
Gene Auerbach Named AutoZone's
Gene Auerbach has joined AutoZone Inc. as senior vice president, store development. Auerbach previously was director of Asian operations for The Dairy Farm Co. and senior vice president, international, at PriceCostco.
John Butler has been named director of purchasing for Methodist Healthcare. He formerly was director of material services at Le Bonheur Childrens Medical Center. He is a graduate of the University of Memphis.
Oden Marketing and Design has announced several new employees.
Ginger Durbin has joined Oden as an account supervisor. She previously was brand manager at The Thompsons Co. She received an undergraduate degree from the University of Tennessee and a masters degree from the University of Memphis.
Lisa Evano has joined Oden as an account manager. She previously worked in account services at The Ramey Agency. Evano is a graduate of the University of Memphis.
David Fuller has joined Oden as a senior designer. He has served as creative director for WestRogers Marketing and as art director for Thompson & Co. He is a graduate of the Memphis College of Art.
Christy Doctor has joined Oden as account manager. She previously was associate brand manager at The Thompsons Co. She has bachelors and masters degrees from the University of Memphis.
Trammell Crow Co. announced three brokers in the Memphis office qualified for TCCs National Top 50 Producers: Steve Guinn, senior director, brokerage services; John Keller, vice president, office marketing; and Frank Quinn, director, brokerage services, who also was honored as a Top 10 Producer.
Chandler, Ehrlich & Co. has announced several promotions and additions.
Hayley Johnson was promoted to marketing coordinator from special projects coordinator. She is a graduate of the University of Memphis.
April Johnson has joined the agency as a public relations account coordinator. She is a graduate of the University of Memphis.
Melissa Ezell was promoted to assistant office manager from administrative assistant.
Stacey O. Morris has been named regional vice president of Buchart Horn Inc. Morris is a registered professional engineer in four states and a graduate of the University of Arkansas.
John G. Perry has been named associate vice president of Buchart Horn Inc. He is a registered professional engineer in six states. Perry received an undergraduate degree from the University of Memphis and a masters degree from the University of Tennessee.
Thompson & Co. announced 10 employees were promoted to senior vice president or vice president positions.
Trace Hallowell was named senior vice president. He was formerly creative director.
New vice presidents include Brooke Duncan, vice president in charge of the Thomas & Betts, Storage USA, Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce and TeamTrek accounts; Barbara Drabowicz, vice president in charge of the First Tennessee and Seabrook accounts; Arlene Goldner, vice president of media services; Katherine Holland, vice president in charge of the UC Lending, Hammermill and Kraft Food Ingredients accounts; Mike McGee, vice president of financial operations; Helen McLain, vice president of production; Don Ray, vice president of human resources; Julian Smith, vice president of information systems; and Brian Sullivan, vice president in charge of the Memphis Redbirds, ResortQuest and Delta Beverage Group accounts.
Christina Collier Roberts, executive vice president, secretary and part owner of Collier Insurance, and Brad V. Smith, president of the Cecil Smith Insurance Agency Inc., have been appointed to the membership committee of the Insurors of Tennessee.
Jeffery S. Hall of McDonnell Insurance has been elected president of the 1999 board of the Insurors of Memphis.
Owen T. Johnson and Wendy S. Ingalls of Rhea & Ivy P.L.C. have been awarded the Accredited in Business Valuation designation by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Dr. Floyd F. Amann, president of Shelby State Community College, received the 1999 Philander P. Claxton Award from the Tennessee Conference of the American Association of University Professors for his service to higher education in the state.
Kenneth Ray Sneed, a Shelby County farmer, has been named to the newly created Advisory Council for the Agricultural Extension Service of the University of Tennessee.