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VOL. 118 | NO. 93 | Wednesday, May 26, 2004

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FedEx's Fred Smith Named CEO of the Year
FedEx Corp. chairman, president and chief executive officer Frederick W. Smith was named Chief Executive of the Year for 2004 by Chief Executive magazine. Smith was selected based on a poll of 42,000 peer-level readers and a final choice made by a judging panel of corporate luminaries. The story appears in the June issue of Chief Executive.


Mark Heuberger was named Best Communications Executive in the Stevie Awards ceremony hosted recently by the American Business Awards. Heuberger is manager of corporate communications for Memphis Light, Gas and Water. The utility was named a finalist by the ABA in several other categories.


Memphis City Schools orchestra director Nelson Dougherty received the National Symphony Orchestras 2004 Teacher Fellowship. Dougherty is the orchestra director for Craigmont Middle School, Brownsville Road Elementary School, Keystone Elementary School and Overton High School.


The Optimist Club named Detective Steven Montgomery officer of the year. Montgomery has been with the Shelby County Sheriffs Office for 26 years. He spent most of that time with the general investigation bureau.


The following Crye-Leike, Realtors, associates graduated from a continuing education program on marketing premier properties: Dan McQuestion, Alex Newton, Dorothy Newton, Libby Jeu, Charly Amos, Wavor Brown, Sandra Collins, Deb Esposito, Patty Greer, Beverly Hyter, Dana Milton, Sylvia Joure, Mikki Duffey, Maureen Gillespie, Rose Patterson, Dian Stanley and Nancy Tate.


Other graduates of the Crye-Leike, Realtors, continuing education program include: Brian Raycher, Cathy Connolly, Karen Hale, Darrell Jones, Rokco Jones, Bertha J. Pitts, Vicki Pointdexter, Toni Withers, Ed Hanna, Natalie Prater, Vivian Watson, Nancy Carroll, Gayle Cowan Burton, Rita Thrower, Felix Bishop, Fosta Brown, Bill Irby, Pat Lichterman, Carlo Van Rantwyk, James Stafford, Karon Chambers, Shirley Curry and Pauline Horton.


Brandy Baggett was named NovaCopy Consultant of the Month for April. Baggett received this recognition for outstanding sales performance.


Billie Fuschi was recently reinstated for a second three-year term on the board of the national Risk & Insurance Management Society. Fuschi is director of workers compensation and risk management at Methodist Healthcare.


The Tunica Convention and Visitors Bureau presented its third annual Tourism Awards to the following: Ken Murphree, Webster Franklin, Dr. Jerry Gentry, Craig Mangum, the Grand Casino Employee Volunteers, the late Gerald Clark, Rudi Schiffer, Hollywood Casino Resort and 1251 Place.


Barry Marshall was recognized for the best abstract for revenue management at the 12th annual United Network for Organ Sharing Transplant Management Forum. Marshall is administrative director of transplant services at UT Bowld Hospital.


NovaCopy of Memphis was featured on Panasonics Times Square JumboTron in New York City. NovaCopy chief executive operator Darren Metz and business development manager Marty Wood were shown receiving Panasonics Top Dealer Award.


Weintraub, Stock & Grisham PC received the Pat Summerall Champions of Industry 300 Award for 2004. The award is given annually to small to medium-size companies selected on the basis of excellence and achievement in their fields.


Keith Thomas joined the law firm of Ford & Harrison as an associate. Thomas worked with law firms in Memphis and Chattanooga, Tenn., prior to joining the firm. He earned an undergraduate degree from the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga and a law degree from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville.


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