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VOL. 115 | NO. 165 | Wednesday, October 03, 2001

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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 University.

 

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 Unit.

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