VOL. 116 | NO. 65 | Wednesday, April 3, 2002
Anita Huggins joined the art Museum at the University of Memphis staff as administrative secretary
Anita Huggins joined the Art Museum at the University of Memphis staff as administrative secretary. She earned a bachelors degree from Mississippi State University.
Charles Battles, Cynthia Hastings Sakaan and Billy Pullen received awards of recognition for outstanding teaching of humanities from Humanities Tennessee. Each recipient will receive a fellowship of $1,500 to use for professional development and another $1,500 for humanities materials or programs at school. Battles is a seventh grade social studies teacher at Craigmont Middle School. Sakaan is an eighth grade American history teacher at the school. Pullen is a secondary English and humanities teacher at Germantown High School.
Wayne Anderson was appointed senior vice president of lending and business development at First Alliance Bank. He has 20 years experience in the construction lending business including, most recently with National Bank of Commerce. He earned bachelors and masters degrees from the University of Memphis.
Damon Burrows joined Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Caldwell as of counsel. Burrows concentrates his practice in the areas of health care and white-collar crime. He earned a bachelors degree from Southwestern Christian University and a law degree from Catholic University of America.
Dr. Ric Hovda was appointed the dean of the college of education at the University of Memphis. He joined U of M from the University of Missouri at St. Louis. He earned a doctorate from Ohio State University, and masters and bachelors from the University of North Dakota. In addition to his duties as dean, Hovda will become U of Ms liaison to local elementary and high schools.
Karen Baker was appointed training director of Crye-Leike College. She will continue to serve as administrative manager of Crye-Leike of Nashville. She was education director for the Memphis Area Association of Realtors.
Dr. Robert Shreve was appointed assistant dean of academic and faculty affairs at UT College of Medicine. He joined UT from East Carolina University School of Medicine. He earned bachelors and masters degrees from the University of Tennessee and a doctorate from the University of Virginia at Charlottesville.
Scott Bjork was appointed as Memphis Union Mission president and chief executive officer. He served as the missions chief operating officer and vice president.
Randy Engel and Ginger Cody joined the staff of 1st Trust Bank for Savings. Engel was appointed vice president, responsible for originating new commercial real estate loans. Cody is senior servicing specialist with responsibilities in loan servicing and daily administration of the banks growing commercial and multifamily loan portfolio. Both were with Laureate Capital in Memphis. Engel earned a bachelors degree at Christian Brothers University and a masters degree from the University of Memphis.
The Better Business Bureau elected four new directors, Christopher Berry, James Callicutt, Thomas Woodbery and Steve Smith. Berry is AccuData Market Research Inc. president and chief executive officer. Callicutt is Accurate Home Inspections president. Woodbery is vice president of advertising and public relations for Union Planters Bank. Smith is Regional Adjustment Bureau president and chief executive officer. BBB directors re-elected include Dave Moreau, Becky Garland, Whitney Atkins, John Bechard, Fred L. Davis, Ben Eisenberg, Pierre Landaiche, Larry Lewis, Crawford McDonald and Reginald Peyton.