VOL. 117 | NO. 55 | Wednesday, March 19, 2003
Memphis Memos March 19
Ken Newberry was appointed senior vice president at
Memphis Area Teachers Credit Union. He earned a bachelors degree from
Christian Brothers University. Prior to joining MATCU, he worked at Union
Stan Cardwell, a sales representative for AmeriGas
Propane in Memphis, won the Presidents Award in the AmeriGas Circle of
Excellence sales recognition and rewards program for fiscal 2002. This is the
second consecutive year he received the honor. He has worked for AmeriGas for
Danny Langston joined Pickering Firm Inc. as an
electrical engineer. Langston has 28 years experience. He earned a bachelors
degree from the University of Memphis.
John Speers joined Bass Berry & Sims Memphis
office in its business litigation and bankruptcy/restructuring division. Prior
to joining the firm, he worked for nearly 30 years at Baker, Donelson, Bearman
& Caldwell, where he became known for his work in the financial services
and health care industries.
Keith Vander Steeg was appointed senior vice
president of loan administration for BancorpSouths northwest region. He
previously served as president of BancorpSouths Collierville and Millington
branches. He earned a bachelors degree from the University of Memphis.
Jennifer Peabody Barr was appointed membership
coordinator for the Childrens Museum of Memphis. She earned a bachelors
degree from the University of Tennessee.
Roger Parker was appointed administrator for Gallaway
Healthcare Center in Gallaway, Tenn. Prior to joining the firm, he was
assistant administrator for Erin Care and Rehab Center in Erin, Tenn.
Charles C. Taylor Jr. was appointed to direct the
activities of the Governors Highway Safety Office. He will begin his new
duties March 31. Prior to the appointment, Taylor was manager of faith-based
initiatives for the Memphis mayors office.
Canty Robbins was appointed University of Memphis
director of purchasing. Prior to joining the U of M, she was Southwest
Tennessee Community College director of purchasing and auxiliary services. She
earned a bachelors degree from Christian Brothers University and a masters
degree from the University of Arkansas.
Three civic or community leaders received appointments from
Gov. Phil Bredesen to serve on boards or commissions that support the operation
of state government. George Harvell, Millington mayor, and Henry
Hooper, owner of Henry Hooper State Farm, were appointed to the Tennessee
military affairs commission. Jerry Fanion, Shelby County Sheriffs
Office deputy administrator, was chosen to serve on the Tennessee peace
officers standards and training commission. By law, terms for the new
board and commission members coincide with Bredesens time in office.
Crye-Leike announced its top 25 sales producers for 2002 for
the Greater Memphis area. Judy McLellan of Crye-Leike's Quail Hollow
branch earned the No. 1 sales producer ranking, followed by No. 2 sales
producer Mary Ann Tapp of Crye-Leike's Arlington branch and No. 3, Leigh
Anne and Terry Boyd of the Olive Branch, Miss., office. Stanley
Mills of the Quail Hollow branch is the lifetime No. 1 sales producer of
Crye-Leike, so named for achieving top producer of the company 10 years in a
row. Other top sales producers are Lauren Criswell of the U.S. Highway
64/Houston Levee branch in Arlington; Steve Boysen, Frances May and Marc
Scheinberg, all of the Bartlett branch; Joyce McKenzie and Lisa
Yendrek, both of the Collierville branch; Cheryl Austin and Winona
Williams, both of the Cordova branch; Carole Pleasants, Betty Joyner,
Jimmie and Robert Tapley, Elise and Jack Ward, Chet and Judy Whitsitt, Amanda
Wright, and Dolly Willis, all of the Quail Hollow branch; Lisa
Harris and Diane Raycher, both of the Germantown-Poplar branch; Jeanette
Hollowell and Larry Webb, both of the Olive Branch, Miss., branch; Kay
Jefferies and Annice Kyle, both of the Southaven, Miss., branch; and
Brenda Estes of the Tupelo, Miss., branch.