VOL. 113 | NO. 241 | Wednesday, December 22, 1999
Glean out Memphians from this one
Yvette Sebelist and Shay Winebarger have joined the Nashville-based law firm of King & Ballow as associates. Sebelist, who received a bachelors degree from Rhodes College and a law degree from the University of Tennessee, has joined the firm's labor section. Winebarger, who received her law degree from the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law and undergraduate degree from Appalachian State University, has joined the firms discrimination section.
Jack R. Blair, George E. Cates and Robert G. McEniry have been elected to serve on the board of directors of SCB Computer Technology Inc. Blair served as group president of Smith & Nephew PLC until his retirement in 1998. Cates is chairman and chief executive officer of Mid-America Apartment Communities Inc. McEniry is chairman and chief executive officer of NexAir and chairman of the board of Aernix.
Bert Seaton has been appointed vice president of information services for Inventory Locator Service Inc. Seaton joined ILS in 1988 as a systems programmer, and also has served as manager of operations and director of development for the company.
Jack F. Kemp has been elected to the board of directors of 3Re.com. Kemp, co-founder of Empower America, served as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development during the Bush Administration and was named Republican Party nominee for vice president of the United States in 1996.
Nancy Cantrell Cochran has been installed as president of the Tenn-Ark-Miss Girl Scout Council. A pension consultant with Burleigh Consulting Group in Memphis, Cochran has been an active Girl Scout for more than 30 years, first as a member, and later as a troop leader/advisor, board member and vice president.
Susie Mitchell has been appointed marketing representative for First American Title. Employed by First American for the past four years, Mitchell has worked in the companys legal/underwriting department and for the Arkansas State Agency Division. Prior to joining First American, Mitchell was a legal assistant with Crisp, Philip & Associates.
Shelby County Commissioner Shep Wilbun Jr., has been named vice chairman of the National Association of Counties Community and Economic Development Steering Committee.
Andrew Michta, chair of the Rhodes College International Studies Department and the Mertie Willigar Buckman Professor of International Studies, has been appointed to a panel of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars that will help select Wilson Fellows.
Pamela J. Evans, CPA, has been promoted to Tax Senior for Reynolds, Bone & Griesbeck PLC, Certified Public Accountants and Advisors.
Russell Gwatney, Gwatney Cos. president, was named chairman of the Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce. Gwatney has served on the board since 1995. Other officers elected to serve in 2000 are: Larry Jensen, chairman-elect; Herman Morris Jr., immediate past-chairman; Arnold Perl, secretary and counsel; Bob Hester, finance/administration; and Marc Jordan, president and chief executive officer.