VOL. 117 | NO. 35 | Wednesday, February 19, 2003
Clark Cummings was appointed senior vice president and security director
Cummings was appointed senior vice president and security director for
FirstBank. He will be responsible for developing security procedures and
documentation for FirstBank facilities, as well as managing, monitoring and
providing security recommendations for the bank and its employees. Cummings
earned a bachelors degree from Trevecca Nazarene University. Prior to joining
FirstBank, he was president and founder of security consulting company SAFE
Fred Rauch was appointed chief financial officer at
Memphis Area Teachers Credit Union. Prior to joining MATCU, he worked for
HealthSouth Corp. in business development and mergers and acquisitions.
Kenneth Zehner was appointed vice president of
business integration for ResortQuest International. Zehner will be responsible
for the integration of customer service standards and quality assurance for
ResortQuest. He has more than 30 years experience with Masonite International
Corp. in a variety of financial, operational and information technology
positions in the United States and Ireland. He earned a bachelors degree from
Pennsylvania State University.
Col. William Russ Cotney was appointed Assistant
Adjutant General for the Air Tennessee National Guard. An Alabama native,
Cotney currently serves as the commander of the 164th Airlift Wing,
headquartered in Memphis. He earned a bachelors degree from Jacksonville State
University and a masters degree from Auburn University.
Dr. Charles A. Langston, a
professor in the Center for Earthquake Research and Information at the University
of Memphis, was chosen as a fellow in the American Geophysical Union.
Fellowship is awarded to scientists who have attained eminence in one or more
branches of geophysics. Langston, who joined the U of M in 2000, is a professor
of seismology and earth structure. He earned a bachelors degree from Case
Western Reserve University, and masters and doctoral degrees from the
California Institute of Technology.
Reynolds, Bone & Griesbeck
announced the following promotions and additions:
Mark E. Cary and Lewis
W. Perkins were promoted to audit managers. Amy G. Chandler was
promoted to tax manager. Todd L. Griesbeck and Christopher W. Johnson
were promoted to audit seniors. Shane Daniel and Dan Tolson were
promoted to senior consultants in the Consulting Services Group.
Meredith Allen joined the
firms accounting and auditing staff and Christy Tooley joined the tax
staff. Allen earned a masters degree from the University of Mississippi.
Tooley is pursuing a masters degree in taxation at the University of Memphis.
Seth Radus has joined
Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Caldwell's Washington, D.C., public policy
group. Prior to joining Baker Donelson, Radus worked as a program analyst for
the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant
Secretary for Management and Budget. He earned a bachelors degree from Colgate
University and a masters degree from the University of North Carolina at
Chapel Hill. Radus joins two other recently announced additions to the group:
former Tennessee Congressman Ed Bryant and Dan Boston, a Capitol
Hill veteran with extensive lobbying, legislative and public relations