VOL. 113 | NO. 180 | Wednesday, September 22, 1999
Flynn Named Vice President of
Ruth Ann Marshall has been appointed North American Region president for MasterCard International. Marshall formerly was executive vice president at Concord EFS Inc.
Stephen J. Flynn has been named vice president of research and development for Perkins Family Restaurants. Flynn formerly was director of research and development for Pierce Foods/Con Agra. He is a graduate of Salem State College and Johnson & Wales University.
R. Michael Robison has been named economic development representative by the Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce, the town of Collierville and the Collierville Chamber of Commerce. He formerly was marketing representative for Trammell Crow. He is a graduate of Rhodes College.
Master Hospitality Services Inc. has made two appointments.
Gerri Tipton has been appointed general manager of the Fairfield Inn by Marriott in Germantown. She formerly worked for Marriott Corp. as assistant general manager of the Courtyard by Marriott on Park Avenue.
James Fletcher has been appointed general manager of the Residence Inn by Marriott in Germantown. He formerly worked for Marriott Corp. as assistant general manager of the Courtyard by Marriott at Memphis International Airport.
Valerie Smith has joined Regions Mortgage Inc. as a mortgage lender in its Cordova office. She is a graduate of the University of Memphis.
Gregory Siskind, founding partner of Siskind, Susser, Haas & Devine, has been appointed to the American Bar Associations Coordinating Committee on Immigration Law and re-appointed to the national board of directors of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society.
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors announced its officers for 2000: president Pat Beech, principal broker with Arlena Enos Realtors; first vice president Brenda Russell, vice president/broker with Crye-Leike Inc. Realtors; second vice president Linda Sowell, principal broker with Sowell & Co. Realtors; secretary-treasurer Treat Macdonald, vice president and treasurer of E.H. Crump Realty Inc.; and president designate Fontaine Taylor, principal broker with Coleman-Etter Fontaine Realtors.
Directors for 2000 include Joel Hobson of The Hobson Co., Jane Hubbard of Reid Realtors, Mike Lawhead of Coldwell Banker Hoffman-Burke Inc., Kathy McMath of Crye-Leike Inc., Bill McSwain of Homelink LLC, Reginald Peyton of The Peyton Co. Inc., Josie Robinson of C-21 River Oaks Inc. and Bayard Snowden of Wilkinson & Snowden.
Jeff Winstock has been elected president of Temple Israels Brotherhood. He has served on Temple Israels board of directors and has been committee chairman for its Boy Scout Troop 25.
Dr. William Falvey has been elected chairman of the board of trust for Opera Memphis. Other officers include treasurer John Ryder, secretary Martin H. Aussenberg, sergeant at arms R. Marsh Gibson and past chairman John C. Kelley. New board members include Stacey Hussey, Sandra Lewis, James Smoot and Jane Walters.
Kathy Mitchener has been installed as president elect of the Tennessee Veterinary Medical Association.
Shannon B. McGee has been named a member at large for West Tennessee.
George Crews has been named Volunteer of the Year by the Memphis and Shelby County Optimist Respect for Law Committee.
The National Association of Purchasing Management-Memphis Inc. has announced the following officers: Debra Gibbs of American Metal Products, director for national affairs; Richard Nelson of Smith & Nephew, president; Judy Kimbro of the U.S. Postal Service, vice president; Lisa Gorman of Smith & Nephew, secretary; and Sandra Kinsey of Memphis Light, Gas & Water, treasurer.
The organizations directors include Jim Slover of Coors Brewing Co., Allen Budd of CCL Custom Manufacturing, Scott Vick of Nike Inc., Bob Brenner of Shelby County government, Ray Schwartz of Hunter Fan Co., Jim Nabors of the University of Memphis and Marcy Hester of Nike Inc.
Mike Nienaber has been named mens basketball coach for Christian Brothers University. Nienaber is currently athletic director and mens basketball coach at Bethel College. He is a graduate of Mississippi College.
Jonell B. Williamson, a shareholder with the law firm of Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Caldwell in its Jackson, Miss., office, has been named one of Mississippis 50 Leading Business Women. She concentrates her practice in health law.