VOL. 114 | NO. 239 | Wednesday, December 13, 2000
Dr. Robert McDowell, associate professor in the University of Memphis Department of Communication, has garnered another national and state award for work on the Keep Tennessee Beautiful radio public service campaign. McDowell produced and did voice work on the campaign, which won first place in national competition among Keep America Beautiful campaigns. In addition, he received the Keep Tennessee Beautiful Gold Record Award. The award was given in recognition that the campaign exceeded the record in terms of dollar value in airtime provided by stations across the state in 2000.
Kevin B. Sluder, a former defensive end with the Kansas City Chiefs, joined the sales staff of Oseman Insurance Agency of Memphis. Sluder earned a bachelors degree from Mississippi State University.
Kenneth W. Cummins, a member of the American Society of Interior Designers and owner of an interior design firm that bears his name, was elected president of the Tennessee Chapter of ASID. Priscilla Coyle, Allied Member ASID president of Oak Leaf Designs Inc., was elected as Memphis representative to the board.
The following attorneys have joined Glankler Brown as associates:
Daniel C. Shumake, who concentrates his practice in the areas of tax and estates, received his law degree from Washington and Lee University and a bachelors degree from the University of Mississippi; John B. Starnes, who concentrates his practice in the area of litigation, received his law degree from the University of Memphis and a bachelors degree from Minot State University; and Theodore Gaillard Uhlhorn V, who concentrates his practice in the areas of business transactions and commercial real estate, received his law degree from the University of Tennessee and a bachelors degree from Washington and Lee University.
Leigh Ann Johnson has joined Bean & Ison, CPAs and Consultants, as a supervisor. She graduated from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Her duties will include auditing and taxation matters for profit and not-for-profit organizations.
Charles Wilson, Memphis Zoo and Aquarium director for 24 years, has announced his retirement from the position effective Dec. 31. Wilson will be appointed director emeritus of the Memphis Zoological Society, which manages the zoo under contract with the city.