VOL. 115 | NO. 165 | Wednesday, October 3, 2001
Gary Shorb, Methodist Healthcare president and chief operations officer,
was appointed the new chief executive officer of the
Gary Shorb, Methodist Healthcare president and chief
operations officer, was appointed the new chief executive officer of the
hospital system. He replaces Maurice Elliot who is now CEO emeritus.
Shorb earned a bachelors degree from Clemson University and a master of
business administration from the University of Memphis. Cameron J. Welton was
appointed COO. He earned a bachelors degree from the University of the South
in Sewanee, Tenn., and a master of business administration from Georgia State
Joanne Rogers reassumes the title of controller at
Hollywood Casino in Tunica, Miss. She was director of hotel operations for the
past 18 months.
Norm Miller joined WJZN-FM Smooth Jazz as
a radio programmer. He was a radio programmer in Baltimore.
Joel B. Sklar and Shawn A. Tidwell joined Stokes Bartholomew Evans and Petree. Sklar
became a principal with the firm. He earned a bachelors degree from the
University of Texas and a law degree from Vanderbilt University. Tidwell joined
as associate. He earned a bachelors degree from the University of Tennessee
and a law degree from the University of Memphis.
Darnell Scott was named by Allstate Insurance Co. as
a market business consultant for the North Mississippi and Memphis territories.
He earned a bachelors degree from Delta State University in Cleveland, Miss.
Amy Adams was appointed director of home medical
equipment for Methodist Alliance Health Services, a part of Methodist
Healthcare. She was lead respiratory therapist.
Edward L. Powell Jr. joined Applied Earth Sciences
Inc. as an office manager and senior project engineer in Tennessee.
Richard A. Daniel II and John B. Burns joined
Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Caldwell as associates in the Memphis office.
Daniel earned a bachelors degree from Texas A&M University and a law
degree from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock law school. He
concentrates his practice in commercial lending and real estate. Burns earned
bachelors and law degrees from the University of Mississippi. He earned a
masters degree from the University of Florida graduate tax program.
Assistant district attorneys Dan Woody, Phyllis Gardner,
Greg Gilluly, Stephen Hall and Perry Hayes received new assignments
in District Attorney General Bill Gibbons office. Woody is the new division
leader of the Shelby County Drug Court, serving as an assistant director of the
Narcotics Prosecution Unit. Gardner will head up a new three-prosecutor Fraud
and Economic Crime Team, which will handle prosecution of financial scams
against senior citizens and cases dealing with fraud against the government.
Gilluly, Hall and Hayes were added to the offices Violent Crimes Prosecution