VOL. 118 | NO. 44 | Wednesday, March 17, 2004
Allstate Insurance Honors Scientists with Awards
Allstate Insurance Honors Area Scientists
Allstate Insurance honored the following scientists with its
From Whence We Came awards: Dr. Daniel L. Hunt, biostatistician with
St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital; Yvonne Jenious, science teacher
at Graceland Elementary School; Dr. Eldridge Johnson, associate
professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center; Dr. Muriel
Curry Rice, assistant professor at the UT Health Science Center; and Dr.
Isiah M. Warner, a Boyd professor of chemistry at Louisiana State
John R. Cruz joined Thompson & Co. as art
director. Cruz, who has been a finalist in the London International Advertising
Award Show and the San Francisco Advertising Award Show, graduated from the
University of Texas.
The Mid-South Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud
Examiners announced its elected officers for 2004: Nate Lenow,
president; Cendy Boyd, vice president; Michael Smith,
secretary; Richard Cohen, treasurer; Edwin Bradberry and Tim
Thompson, board members; and Andy Wilson, training director.
Carney Duntsch was named corporate communications and
investor relations manager for GTx Inc. She previously served as director of
communications and marketing for the American Cancer Society. Duntsch graduated
from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.
Crye-Leike, Realtors, honored the following associates for
15 years of service: Patti Baggett, Mary Lou Smith and Spanky
Williams, Bartlett branch; Irv White, Cordova branch; Jimme
Harder Fowler and Alice Newton, East Memphis branch; Sue Helmers and
Peggy Vinson, Germantown-Exeter branch; Jackie Thornton, Hickory
Ridge branch; Susan Brubaker, Carole Hinely, Lary Mivelaz and
Linda Norton, Quail Hollow branch; Gerald Vaughan,
Whitehaven branch; and Cheryl Boswell, Crye-Leike Relocation Services.
Joi Taylor was named Supervisor ACE of the Year 2003
for Grand Casino-Tunica by Caesars Entertainment. The ACES awards stand for
Associates Celebrating Excellence in Service. Taylor has worked for Grand for
three years. She lives in Hernando, Miss.
The following associates were honored by Crye-Leike,
Realtors, for 10 years of service: Dot Barlow, Charles Carroll, Gail
Russo, Yonna Shemwell and Debbie Timbs, Bartlett branch; Tucker
Beck and Boyce Bradford, Crye-Leike Commercial; Winona Williams
and Tory Yates, Cordova branch; Erma Jean Williams,
Germantown-Exeter branch; and Ruth Brooks, Tammy Bunnell, Pat
Goldstein, Marcia Hughes, Carole Pauken and Marlene
Williams, Germantown-Poplar branch.
Rose Lindsey, administrator of quality, accreditation
and case management for Baptist Memorial Health Care, was chosen to co-chair
the Institute for Healthcare Improvements 2004 National Forum on Quality
Improvement in Health Care. Lindsey has worked at Baptist since 1979. She is
pursuing a doctorate in health care administration.
Michael Graber joined Lokion Interactive LLC as
creative director and vice president of marketing. Graber was a partner at the
firm of Johnson & Graber before the partnership dissolved in February.
Roc Johnson joined Archer/Malmo Inc. as director of
interactive applications. Johnson was a partner at the firm of Johnson &
Graber before the partnership dissolved in February.
Sandra Thomas was named Leadership ACE of the Year
2003 for Sheraton Casino-Tunica by Caesars Entertainment. The ACES awards
stand for Associates Celebrating Excellence in Service. Thomas has worked for
Sheraton for eight years. She lives in Horn Lake, Miss.