VOL. 116 | NO. 220 | Wednesday, November 13, 2002
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John Koonce, Michael A. Wells and Tarie Smith,
all Memphis residents, were chosen to win Canadian National Railway Co.s
President's Awards for Excellence for 2002. Koonce is general chairman of the
Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers. Wells is a mechanical foreman. Smith is an
Enterprise National Bank announced the following promotions:
Debbie Gleason to executive vice president and senior credit and
operations manager; Michael Erhardt to senior vice president and
controller; Andy Taylor to first vice president and asset quality
manager; Carla Smith to senior vice president and loan division manager;
Bob Word to senior vice president of construction lending; Harriette
Edwards to first vice president and retail division manager; and Niki
Mitchell to banking officer and financial center manager. Enterprise
National Bank also added Lisa Yaffe as banking officer and financial
center manager and Ethan Argo to Enterprise Mortgage Solutions. Prior to
joining Enterprise, Argo owned his own business. David Cluck joined
Enterprise Mortgage Solutions as a mortgage consultant. Dee Lenderman
joined the commercial lending division as a vice president. She has been in
banking for more than six years.
Blake W. Bourland and E. Eugene Thornton III
have joined the statewide law firm of Stokes Bartholomew Evans & Petree as
associates in its Memphis office. Bourland, a recent graduate of the University
of Tennessee College of Law, worked as a summer associate with Stokes
Bartholomew Evans & Petree while in law school. He joins the firm's
litigation practice group. Thornton joins the firm's corporate law and
securities regulation and commercial real estate and banking practice groups.
He earned a law degree from the University of Mississippi School of Law. While
in law school, Thornton was a summer associate for Stokes Bartholomew Evans
& Petree. Prior to law school, Thornton led a management team for AutoZone Inc.,
and served as a unit manager with Guardsmark Inc.
State Sen. Mark Norris (R-Collierville) was appointed
an honorary member of the American Planning Association. He was chosen for the
honor for authoring two pieces of legislation during the 102nd General Assembly
that fostered orderly growth and development and protected the rights of
landowners. Norris is a senior member of Armstrong Allen, where he has
practiced law since 1980.
Milton J. Schachter joined Carvel Imaging Center in
Olive Branch, Miss., as chief operating officer. Prior to joining Carvel, he
was chief executive officer of Health First Medical Group.
Teodoro Alvarez and Thomas B. Simpson were
selected to receive the FedEx Express Humanitarian Award, which rewards
employees whose acts promote human welfare and community responsibility.
Alvarez and Simpson administered cardiopulmonary resuscitation to an
unconscious coworker, which helped stabilize breathing and heart rate until
emergency personnel arrived. Other Memphis employees selected for the award are
Darryl A. Bell, Daniel J. Butler, Dorothy J. Criswell, Jacqueline N. Gilbert,
Susan A. Ourfalian and Michael A. Payne.
Eddie Batey and Natalie Jones have joined the
Hands On Memphis programming staff. Batey, former Memphis University School
director of counseling services and lower school counselor, is now the youth
program manager. Jones, formerly Memphis Inter-Faith Association outreach coordinator,
joined Hands On Memphis as program manager.