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VOL. 117 | NO. 35 | Wednesday, February 19, 2003

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Clark Cummings was appointed senior vice president and security director for FirstBank

Clark 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 LLC.


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 experience.

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