VOL. 116 | NO. 186 | Wednesday, September 25, 2002
William Helms recently joined Trustmark as president of the Investment
William Helms recently joined Trustmark as president
of the Investment Services Division. Prior to joining Trustmark, he was
co-president of the Private Bank at Bank of America. He earned a degree at the
University of Texas.
Paul B. Anderson was appointed president and chief
investment officer of Union Planters Investment Advisors Inc., a wholly owned
subsidiary of Union Planters Corp. Anderson replaces Lewis G. Laughlin, who
will serve as UP Investment Advisors chairman until his retirement at years
end. Prior to joining UP in 1999, Anderson was with Morgan Keegan & Co.
Inc. in its equity capital markets division. He earned a bachelors degree from
Vanderbilt University and a masters of business administration from the
University of Memphis.
District Attorney General Bill Gibbons announced the
appointments of five assistant district attorneys. Former Division 12 General
Sessions Criminal Court Judge Jim Robinson returns to Gibbons office in
the role he had before he became judge. Robinson is now an assistant district
attorney assigned to Division 14 Environmental Court where he will help
prosecute environmental code violations. He was an assistant district attorney
for 12 years prior to assuming the bench. He earned a law degree from the
University of Memphis law school. Assigned to the new jail screening unit is
returning Assistant District Attorney Dan Byer. Byer most recently
practiced business law for an Internet-based company. He earned a law degree at
the University of Memphis law school. Vanessa King is an assistant
district attorney assigned to Criminal Court Division 9. Before accepting this
position, King worked at the public defenders office in Jackson, Tenn. King
earned a law degree at Rutgers law school. Chris Sullivan is an
assistant district attorney in General Sessions Criminal Court Division 13. He
was a Memphis assistant city attorney, where he handled civil litigation and
municipal government matters. The Memphis
native graduated from the U of M law school. Marie Ford is an assistant
district attorney in General Sessions Criminal Court Division 10. Before
joining the office, Ford worked in AmSouth Banks personal trust department.
The lifelong Memphian earned a law degree from the U of M law school. Jennifer
Zunk was appointed special assistant to the district attorney. Her duties
include research and communications. Zunk has worked as television news
producer at several stations, most recently WMC-TV in Memphis. She earned a
bachelors degree at Ohio University.
Philip Spinosa was appointed as a financial
representative for Strategic Financial Partners, a firm affiliated with New