VOL. 118 | NO. 63 | Wednesday, April 14, 2004
The Daily News has hired Don Fancher as the Advertising Sales Director
Baptist-DeSoto Names New Administrator
Randy King was named administrator and chief
executive officer of Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto. He was previously vice
president and leader of Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp.s Eastern Arkansas
operations. King has a bachelors degree in business administration from
Christian Brothers University.
Allison Wannamaker joined the expanded immigration law section of
law firm Thomason, Hendrix, Harvey, Johnson & Mitchell PLLC as an associate
lawyer. Wannamaker previously worked in immigration law in California.
The Daily News hired Don Fancher as advertising sales
director. Fancher, who has more than 25 years of experience in the advertising
industry, most recently worked at The Best Times, which was sold by The Daily
News in 2003.
Elizabeth Blocker joined Thomason, Hendrix, Harvey, Johnson &
Mitchell PLLC as a full-time immigration paralegal. Blocker recently graduated
from the University of Memphis.
The Phoenix Club, a civic
organization dedicated to supporting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater
Memphis, named the following officers for 2004: Danny Van Horn,
president; Todd Photopulos, executive vice president of fund-raising; Frank
Crump IV, vice president of programming; Darrison Wharton, vice
president of membership; Kevin Kuhns, vice president of alumni
relations; Blake Elliott, secretary; Marshall Hollis, treasurer; John
Bragg, assistant treasurer; Brooks Winchester, chaplain; and Paul
Luchesi, Chirag Chauhan, Ben Buffington, Bradley Willford, Zac McRae and Shannon
Morgan, members at-large.
Alan Turner joined Thompson & Co. as an account executive
for Georgia Boot, a division of EJ Footwear LLC. Turner previously worked as an
account executive for Texas Instruments at Temerlin McClain. He received a
bachelors degree in public relations from Southern Methodist University in
The Commission on Missing
and Exploited Children has named the following new officers: Carlos Martin,
president; Tran Bui, vice president; Gwendolyn Wright, secretary;
and Ray Butler, treasurer.
University of Memphis
communications professor Dr. Allison Graham was awarded a Leverhulme
Trust grant. The award enables Graham to spend time conducting research at
British universities and collaborating with British academic colleagues.
The following Crye-Leike
sales associates were inducted into the companys Hall of Distinction: Anita
Bell, Nancy Carroll, Robert Clay, Tommie Criswell-Jones, Nancy Guy, Jimmie
E. Hopson Jr., Kay Jefferies, Jeanene Lawhead, Lynette Magee, Lillian Schneider
and Sue Stinson-Turner.
Gov. Phil Bredesen made
the following Memphis-area appointments to Tennessee boards and commissions: Dr.
David H. Dye, Archaeological Advisory Council; William L. Taylor,
Conservation Commission; Dr. Joe E. Holley, Governors Citizens Corps
advisory committee; James H. Bolden, Homeland Security Council; Beverly
B. Chumbley and Juliana Glasgow-Trotman, Massage Therapists
Licensure Board; Dr. Robert C. Kores, Psychology Board of Examiners; Judi
Harrick, Tennessee Advisory Committee for Acupuncture; and Mark V. Gage,
Tennessee Commission for National and Community Service.
The following associates
of Strategic Financial Partners qualified for the 2004 Leaders Conference
sponsored by New England Financial: Joel Bell, Eric Bubrig, Jeb
Dominick, Walter Grant, Chris Magann, John Phillips IV
and Fred Schaeffer Jr. Special recognition went to master producers
Edward Gelsenthal and Gary Frazier.