VOL. 117 | NO. 128 | Wednesday, July 2, 2003
Memphis memos 07-02-03
Lisa Wright was given the Presidential Honors Award
in BellSouths service leader program for exemplary service to business,
residential or wholesale customers. The award is the highest given for customer
service within the company. Wright works at BellSouth Communication Systems in
Memphis as an area operations manager.
Carol Danehower was appointed associate dean of the
Fogelman College of Business and Economics at the University of Memphis.
Danehower joined U of M in 1989 and had served as MBA programs director since
2002. She earned a bachelors degree from Hendrix College, a masters degree
from the University of Arkansas and a doctorate from the University of
The Campbell Foundation announced Jack Blair, Robert
Compton, James McGehee Jr., Frank Norfleet, John Pontius
and Reid Sanders are new board of trustees members. Appointed officers
include Blair, chairman; James Beaty, chief staff officer; Terry
Canale, president; Mark Jobe, treasurer; and William Warner,
Dr. Douglas E. Hurley was appointed vice president
for information technology and chief information officer at the University of
Memphis. Hurley previously worked at Gartner Inc. as director of university
relations. He earned a masters degree from the University of Vermont and a
doctorate from Kansas State University.
Gary Rabideau was appointed managing broker of
Crye-Leike Inc.s Mount Juliet, Tenn., branch office. Previously, Rabideau
served as a sales associate at the Bartlett office. He is an accredited buyer
representative and completed the Graduate Realtors Institute program.
Peggy Seessel was appointed director of arts
education for the Greater Memphis Arts Council. Seessel joined the staff in
1985 as director of development, and most recently served on the Artrageous
steering committee. She earned a bachelors degree from Northwestern University.
Sterritt Armstrong was appointed to lead Bank of
Americas private banking practice for the Memphis area. Armstrong previously
worked as a private client adviser in New York and Atlanta for Credit Suisse
First Boston Private Client Services. He earned a bachelors degree from the
U.S. Military Academy at West Point and a masters in business administration
from the University of Memphis.
Crye-Leike Inc. announced that the following affiliate
brokers joined during first quarter 2003: Linda Bryson, Kendra J.
Carbuccia, Misty Hill and Monica Rainey at the Olive Branch,
Miss., office; and Jamie Ray at the Southaven office.
Archer-Malmo announced the promotions of three employees in
its public relations department. Suzanne Levine was promoted to account
executive from account manager. Zac Ives and Jill Moore were
promoted to account managers from account coordinators.
The University of Memphis Division of Health Administration
elected Christy Travis, Memphis Business Group on Health chief executive
officer, as president of its program advisory board for 2003. In addition, the
following members were installed: Jerry Brantley, Baptist Memorial
Health Care Corp. vice president and metro Memphis market leader; Steve
Burkett, University of Tennessee Medical Group CEO; William R. Delamater,
Veterans Administration Medical Center associate director; Maurice Elliott,
Methodist Healthcare CEO emeritus; LaDon Jones, Baptist vice president
and chief information officer; Nancy Lawhead, special assistant to the
Shelby County mayor on health policy; David Mirvis, UT Center for Health
Services and Policy Research director; Emilia Odife, student
representative; Stuart Polly, Regional Medical Center medical director; Henry
Smith, BlueCross BlueShield vice president of marketing; Ronald L. Smith,
St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital administrative director of pathology and
laboratory medicine; Delores W. Voigt, St. Francis Hospital vice
president; and Kae Werkoven, St. Peters Villa administrator.
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