VOL. 114 | NO. 155 | Wednesday, August 9, 2000
Dexter Muller, director of the Memphis/Shelby County division of planning and development since 1989, has joined the Memphis A
Dexter Muller, director of the Memphis/Shelby County division of planning and development since 1989, has joined the Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce as senior vice president of infrastructure development. Muller will begin his duties with the Chamber Sept. 1. In his new role, Muller will be working on such things as the emerging high technology corridor and support of the intermodal super terminal project.
Marissa D. Erpelding joined the staff of the University of Memphis as director of development for the College of Education and the University College. She has a bachelors degree from Virginia Tech University and is pursuing a masters degree.
Rhonda G. Murchison was named assistant administrator at Methodist Healthcare-North Hospital. She was administrative director of nursing at the facility. She has a bachelors degree from the College of St. Francis in Joliet, Ill.
LEDIC Management Group has made three promotions within its senior management ranks:
Jim Sellers was promoted to executive vice president and chief financial officer; Justin "Jud" Towner was promoted to division manager and vice president for the western division; and Joe Foley was promoted to regional manager, western region.
Susan Sanford, executive director of The Food Bank, was named vice chairman of the board of directors for Americas Second Harvest, the nations largest domestic hunger relief organization. She was elected to the board in 1999.
Pickering has added the following people to its staff:
Christopher Danosky joined as an environmental technician. Shanna Davis joined as an environmental scientist. She has bachelors and masters degree from the University of Memphis. Scott Hendren joins the firms transportation department. He has a bachelors degree from Christian Brothers University. Nanik Tanwani joins the firm as a structural engineer. He has a doctorate from the Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi, India.
Charles A. Brunjes was named senior vice president of store operations for Freds. He was vice president of store development for Family Dollar Stores.
Mark Askew, president of Askew Hargraves Harcourt and Associates Inc. recently was installed as first vice president of the Consulting Engineers of Tennessee. He is the only professional from West Tennessee currently serving as an officer of the statewide association.
Bill Branim was named laboratory director at Le Bonheur Childrens Medical Center. He has a bachelors degree and masters degrees from the University of Memphis.
Philip Lim, distribution planning engineer-level IV for Memphis Light, Gas & Water, was named Outstanding Engineer of the Year, the highest honor given by the Tennessee Society of Professional Engineers.
Tara Dillard was promoted from project secretary to administrative assistant with Kajima Construction Services. Steven Gaines was promoted from general foreman to field engineer.
Charles M. Elson was appointed to the board of directors of AutoZone, increasing the board from 11 to 12 members. Elson is the Edgar S. Woolard Jr. Professor of Corporate Governance and is director of the Center for Corporate Governance at the University of Delaware. He is also of counsel to the firm of Holland and Knight in Tampa, Fla.