VOL. 113 | NO. 204 | Wednesday, October 27, 1999
AutoZone Inc. has announced the following promotions:
Bill Rhodes, previously vice president of finance, was promoted to senior vice president of finance.
Mike Broderick, previously regional manager, was promoted to vice president-stores.
Eric Gould, previously director of replenishment, was promoted to vice president of replenishment.
Lesley Hartney, previously director of communications, was promoted to vice president of communications and training.
Matt Henson, previously director of human resources development, was promoted to vice president of field human resources.
Emma Jo Kauffman, previously director of investor relations, was promoted to vice president-investor relations.
RFS Hotel Investors Inc. has announced several management changes.
Randy Churchey has been named president and chief operating officer of RFS Hotel Investors Inc. He formerly was senior vice president and chief financial officer for Felcor Lodging Trust.
Angie Mock, currently senior vice president, has been promoted to executive vice president.
Herbert W. Cummings Sr., formerly senior project manager and vice president of construction with Bristol Hotels and Resorts, has joined the company as vice president of capital projects.
Federal Express Corp. recently announced a realignment of its senior management team that includes the creation of two new positions reporting to chief executive officer-elect David J. Bronczek.
Michael L. Ducker, currently president of the companys Asia-Pacific division based in Hong Kong, will become the new executive vice president, international.
David F. Rebholz, currently senior vice president, domestic ground operations, will become the new executive vice president, operations and systems support.
David Cunningham, currently vice president, South Pacific, and president of FedEx divisions in Canada, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, will succeed Ducker.
Kenneth L. May, currently senior vice president, air, ground and freight services, will succeed Rebholz.
William Logue, currently vice president, national hub operations, will succeed May.
Cypress Creek Mortgage Co. has announced several new loan officers.
Debbie Young has joined Cypress Creek as vice president and branch manager. She has 24 years experience working for companies such as Leader Federal Mortgage, Boatmans Bank and Norwest Mortgage, where she was assistant vice president and operations manager.
Nancy Foster has joined the company after 25 years experience with FirstTrust Bank and Leader Federal Mortgage, where she was assistant vice president.
Marla Livers has joined the company after 10 years in the mortgage and real estate industry with companies such as Southtrust Mortgage Co. and Crye-Leike.
Susan Belew has joined Cypress Creek after six years in the industry working for companies such as Great Western Mortgage and GMAC Mortgage.
Janet McNeil has joined Thompson & Price Dialogue Marketing as senior account executive/database marketing analyst. She formerly was database marketing specialist with GTE National Marketing. McNeil is a graduate of Wesleyan College.
Susanne Myers has joined Thompson & Price as marketing account coordinator. She has a masters degree from the University of Memphis and a bachelors degree from James Madison University.
Thomas L. Betchick has been named branch manager of AMI Leasings truck leasing divisions Memphis office. He previously was business development manager for a national truck leasing company. He is a graduate of Christian Brothers University.
Bethany Legan has joined Walker & Associates Inc. as senior copywriter. She formerly worked for Broderick/Bates Advertising Agency Inc. and The GodwinGroup. She is a graduate of Belhaven College.
Leigh Anne Jordan has been named the coordinator of the new Law Enforcement Committee for the U.S. Attorneys Office for the Western District of Tennessee. She formerly worked for Shelby Countys Victims Assistance Center.
Robert J. Bird has been named an electrical designer for Askew Hargraves Harcourt & Associates LLC Consulting Engineers.
Stafford Henry has joined the firm as rodman in the surveying department.
Jackson W. Moore, president and chief operating officer for Union Planters Bank, received the 1999 Presidents Award from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Cincinnati for achievement in affordable housing and community investment through the FHLB Cincinnatis Affordable Housing Program
Randall D. Noel, litigation partner at the law firm of Armstrong Allen Prewitt Gentry Johnston & Holmes, was named president of the Southern Conference of Bar Presidents.
The Memphis Shelby County Crime Commission has elected nine new board members: Jack Blair, director of Smith & Nephew Inc.; Chip Dudley, chief executive officer and co-chairman of Independent Bank; Richard Janikowski, chair of the department of criminology and criminal justice at the University of Memphis; Dr. La Don Jones, vice president of Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp.; Jimmy Lackie, president of Lackie Trading Co.; John Morris, chief executive officer of Jack Morris Auto Glass; Steve Shankman, a federal defender; and Carolyn Wade Blackett, Criminal Court judge for Division 4.
Kathy Garrott and Marcy Anderson have joined the University of Memphis Marketing and Advancement Division. Garrott was formerly a marketing and communications consultant. She is a graduate of Delta State University. Anderson formerly was marketing director at Towery Publishing. She has a masters degree from the University of Memphis and a bachelors degree from the University of Tennessee.
Richard Ranta, dean of the College of Communication and Fine Arts at the University of Memphis, is the 1999 recipient of the American Communication Association Award for Outstanding Service.