VOL. 114 | NO. 140 | Wednesday, July 19, 2000
Jeff Pohlgeers joined the survey department at Askew Hargraves Harcourt & Associates Inc
Jeff Pohlgeers joined the survey department at Askew Hargraves Harcourt & Associates Inc. as a Survey/CAD Technician. He is a graduate of Cincinnati State Technical and Community College.
Robert Davenport received the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers Chapter Technology Award for innovative mechanical systems design of the Discover Card Southern Processing Center. His entry will now compete in the ASHRAE regional competition. Davenport is a mechanical project manager with Askew Hargraves Harcourt & Associates Inc.
Milton Lagasse, a partner in Treadwell and Harry, an independent insurance agency, was elected to a third term representing the Professional Insurance Agents of Tennessee on the board of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents. He is a past president of PIA of Tennessee.
Will Barden, associate with Brokerage Services Group Trammell Crow Co., was awarded the Certified Commercial Investment Member designation by the Commercial Real Estate Institute.
Two Archer/Malmo leaders won community awards recently. Ward Archer, agency president and chief executive officer, received the Maxine Smith Award for Outstanding Community Leadership from Southwest Tennessee Community College, formerly Shelby State Community College, and Cynthia Ham, public relations president, received the Kay B. Newman Award from Memphis Heritage Inc. for her role in the grand re-opening of Central Station.
Dr. Frank Mora, associate professor and chair of international studies at Rhodes College, was tapped by the Department of Defense to join a group that will help shape the future United States defense policy toward Latin America. In addition, during a visit to Paraguay, the National University of Asuncion gave him its International Scholarship Medal for his in the study of Paraguay. He holds doctorate and masters degrees from the University of Miami.
J. Todd Arnold joined the Haizlip Firm as director of entertainment planning and design. He previously worked for EDAW Inc. in Florida.
Louise Phelan Gaerig has joined Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs. She is a former associate with Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Caldwell. She attended Vanderbilt University and the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law.
Dr. Richard Ranta, dean of the College of Communication and Fine Arts at the University of Memphis, was named a Paul Harris Fellow by the Rotary Foundation of Rotary International.
Karen Sock, executive vice president and general manager of the Grand Casino and Resorts in Tunica, Miss., will receive the "Salute to Excellence" from Metro Hotels president Mabra Holeyfield for her work to improve the economic opportunities for minorities.
Laura Hailey, office associate for the Department of Theatre and Dance at the University of Memphis, met the requirement to become a certified professional secretary. The CPS certification is a mark of excellence for administrative professionals.