VOL. 115 | NO. 194 | Wednesday, November 14, 2001
Armstrong Allen PLLC announce the addition of associates Cassandra T
Allen PLLC announce the addition of associates Cassandra T. Ferguson,
L. Taylor and Edward Burrell.
was most recently assistant general counsel with the Social Security
Administration, Office of General Counsel in Atlanta. She earned a bachelors
degree from the University of Memphis, and a law degree from Valparaiso
to joining the firm, Taylor was a judicial clerk with the Judge Holly Kirby
Lillard, Tennessee Court of Appeals. She earned bachelors and law degrees from
worked as a clerk with a law firm in Jackson, Miss., prior to joining Armstrong
Allen. He earned a bachelors degree
from the University of Tennessee and a law degree from University of
Haire was appointed to represent Heritage Life Insurance Co., the workplace
division of Allstate Financial Group. The appointment allows the Allstate
agency at 1400 Indian Mound Drive to offer a range of additional insurance
products for supplemental insurance needs.
Serpico joined WGKX-FM/KIX 106 as the stations general sales manager. She
was sales manager for a Clear Channel Radio station in Salt Lake City.
Richard Ranta, founding dean of the University of Memphis college of
communication and fine arts, was recognized for longstanding service since his
arrival from the University of Virginia in 1972. Among his many accolades
include the 2001 Distinguished Arts and Humanities Medal presented by
Germantown Arts Alliance for patronage of the arts the Tennessee Communication
Association 2001 Communicator of the Year.
H. Yopp was appointed director of emergency services at Methodist
Healthcare-Central. Previously, she was director of critical care and an
assistant professor of nursing at the University of Memphis. She earned dual
bachelors degrees from the University of Tennessee, a law degree from the
University of Memphis and a masters degree from Arkansas State University.
Charles Lee was appointed vice president
for business and finance at the University of Memphis. He succeeds Dr. R.
Eugene Smith. He joined the school from IBM, which he joined in 1963. The
Memphis native was director of commitment management at the companys national
headquarters in Armonk, N.Y. He earned a bachelors degree at Fisk University.
David Norwood, who was commander of the mobile
district of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, joined Barge, Waggoner, Sumner
and Cannon to head the water resources department in the engineering firms
Nashville corporate office. He earned a bachelors degree from the U.S.
Military Academy at West Point and a masters degree from the University of
John M. Phillips joined Baker, Donelson, Bearman
& Caldwell as an associate in the Chattanooga, Tenn., office. He
concentrates his practice in the area of commercial litigation. He earned a
bachelors degree from the University of Tennessee and a law degree from