VOL. 117 | NO. 210 | Wednesday, December 10, 2003
Chancellor Arnold Goldin and General Sessions Judges Phyllis Gardner and
Gwen Rooks completed a Judicial Academy conducted by
Local Judges Complete State Judicial Academy
Chancellor Arnold Goldin and General Sessions Judges
Phyllis Gardner and Gwen Rooks completed a Judicial Academy
conducted by the state Administrative Office of the Courts. Course topics
included the transition from bar to bench, dealing with stress, docket control
and handling juries.
Mary Kelly joined Streamline Direct as client
services director. Kelly previously worked as on-site operations manager for
Creditek at Thomas & Betts. She earned a masters degree from the
University of Memphis.
Philip Williams joined Streamline Direct as a senior
account manager. Williams previously worked as telesales manager for Cummins
Mid-South. He is pursuing a bachelors degree from Christian Brothers
Barbara Burns joined Streamline Direct as a senior
account manager. Burns previously worked as senior account manager for the Art
Rushing Group. She graduated from Kingsbury High School.
Crye-Leike, Realtors recently hired the following affiliate
brokers: Dewayne Cecil, James Dabbs, BD Devlaliwalla, Marybeth
Floyd, Jeremy Gibson, Allison Battle Koestler, Mark Matz
and Morgan Parks in the Midtown office; and Mike Acree, Marie
Babb, Chuck Boler, John Dickson, Robin Fauser, Jimmy
Haygood, Susie Hill, Cynthia Johnson, George Merrifield,
Tresie Wallace, Debbie Williams and Tracy Yarbro in the
East Memphis office.
Diane Swain was promoted to associate administrator
of Methodist Healthcare. Swain previously served as administrative director of
Cardiac and Surgical Services. Swain will oversee many of the clinical service
lines for the hospital, including cardiology, surgery, radiology,
rehabilitation and womens services.
Debbie Dafferner was promoted to assistant
administrator/chief nurse officer for Methodist Healthcare. Dafferner
previously served as administrative director/chief nurse officer. She will
implement nursing practice standards and assume responsibility for the
medical/surgical nursing units, intensive care unit, emergency services and
several support areas.
The Shelby County Sheriffs Office honored the following
graduates from its first Citizens Academy: Linda Beckwith, Scheryl
Burt, Mary Dick, Gail Fouts, Susan James, Terry
Jones Hugh Lamar, Kathy McArthur, Roy Olds, Becky
Owen, Beverly Peete, Jim Phillips, Terry Roland, Florence
Soltys, Bobby Studard, Joyce Studard and Brian Thompson.
Monique N. Beals joined the litigation group at Bass,
Berry & Sims PLC. She was previously a partner at Baker, Donelson, Bearman,
Caldwell & Berkowitz. She earned a bachelors degree from Vanderbilt
University and a law degree from the University of Memphis.
Clarence A. Wilbon joined Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
as an associate in the litigation group. Wilbon concentrates his practice in
commercial litigation, financial institutions and banking litigation and
insurance defense. He previously practiced at Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs LLP in
Louisville, Ky. Wilbon earned a law degree from the University of Louisville.
Shelby County District Attorney Bill Gibbons announced the
appointments of Murial M. Conner, Jessica Graham and Sean
Wesley Lyons as assistant district attorneys in General Sessions Criminal
Court. In addition, Harold B. Collins joined the staff as a community
outreach and research assistant.
The Circuit Playhouse/Playhouse on the Square board of
directors elected the following new members: Jeni Stephens Thompson,
director of marketing and development for the Memphis Biotech Foundation; and Sue
Guarino, director of research and development systems for Schering Plough