VOL. 114 | NO. 135 | Wednesday, July 12, 2000
Randall D. Noel was elected president of the Tennessee Legal Community Foundation during the annual meeting of the Tennessee Bar Association. Noel is a litigation partner with Armstrong Allen PLLC, where he has practiced 22 years.
Colman Borowsky joined McKee and McFarland Inc., 2831 Airways Boulevard, Suite 211, as a specialist in industrial and office real estate.
Jim Robinson was approved unanimously by the Shelby County Commission to serve in the General Sessions Court judge vacancy left by Horace Pierotti. Robinson, 49, a former Shelby County assistant district attorney, served as interim judge since January after Pierotti requested disability leave. Robinson was appointed by Gov. Don Sundquist. Robinson will serve as interim judge until the county general election in August 2002. The winner will serve out Pierotti's eight-year term, which expires in 2006.
Memphis Light, Gas & Water board of commissioners elected Franketta Guinn as chairman of the board, succeeding L.R. Jalenak Jr. She is chief executive officer and principal of Monguinn Enterprises Consulting Practice. In addition, Bishop William H. Graves was elected to serve as vice chairman.
Rhodes College made the following appointments:
DeAnna Adams was promoted to assistant registrar; Chris Chastain was promoted to associate director of annual giving; Patricia Fetters was promoted to administrative assistant to the president; Charlotte Parks and Wendy Rotter were promoted to associate deans of development; Susan Brombacher was hired as assistant director of admissions; and Mike Renwick was hired as coordinator of recreational services.
Shelley Durfee joined the Memphis office of McNeely Pigott and Fox Public Relations as account executive. Durfee served for three years as editor-in-chief of The Memphis Downtowner Magazine. She received a bachelors degree from the University of New Hampshire and a masters degree from Tulane University.
Harvey Blanchard was named head chef for Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant, 145 S. Main St. He received a bachelors degree from the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga.
Boyd L. Rhodes Jr., former shareholder of Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Caldwell and former Germantown city attorney, joined the law firm of Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs. Rhodes received degrees from Tulane University, the University of Tennessee and the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law.
Peggy Schrecker joined Boyle Investment Co. as a property manager and leasing agent. Prior to joining Boyle, she worked as office manager and specialty leasing representative for Mall of Memphis.
Cameron J. Welton was appointed president and chief executive officer of Methodist Healthcare-Memphis Hospitals. He was chief administrative officer and executive vice president for the Methodist Healthcare system.
William P. Kenworthy, a shareholder in the Memphis office of Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Caldwell, was selected as a charter fellow of the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel. He received a bachelors degree from Southern Methodist University and a law degree from the University of Memphis.
Dawn Dupre was appointed regional sales manager of AmSouth Banks Investment Service for West Tennessee. She previously worked for Invest Financial Corp. She has a bachelors degree from Nichols State University.