VOL. 118 | NO. 111 | Wednesday, June 23, 2004
Entrepreneur of the Year Award
Carlisle was presented the 2004
Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Retail and Consumer Products Award. Carlisle
is chairman and chief executive officer of Carlisle Corp.
Kathryn Kontrim joined Pickering Inc. as a structural engineer.
She received a masters degree in structural engineering from Virginia
Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
Jan Ray was promoted to vice president of the Bank of
Bartlett. Ray previously served as business development officer.
Ronnie E. Raney was awarded the global mobility
specialist designation by the Employee Relocation Council, the association of
work force mobility. Raney is vice president and director of corporate services
for Crye-Leike Relocation Services.
University of Memphis
communications professor David Applebys documentary Hoxie: The First
Stand, was added to the New York City Museum of Television & Radio. The
documentary also has won a Peabody Award, a Mid-South Regional Emmy and a CINE
Caroline Bell joined Pickering Inc. as a marketing assistant. Bell
received a bachelors degree in English from Christian Brothers University.
Shawn Witherspoon joined Pickering Inc. as director of business
development. Witherspoon earned a doctorate from the University of Memphis.
Hands on Memphis
presented U.S. Rep. Harold Ford Jr. with the 2004 Champion of Youth
Service award for the National Youth Service Day 2004 Honor Roll. Ford was
nominated for continuing efforts to promote service among Memphis youth.
Insurance Agents of Memphis announced the following Professional Insurance
Agents Association officers and directors for 2004: W. Herbert Montgomery,
president; George G. Clarke Jr., vice president; Michael T. Morat,
secretary/treasurer; Gary Kellet Jr., director; Elaine Morton,
director; Britt Linder, director; and George Hilliard, past
Richard D. Bennett joined the law firm of Apperson, Crump &
Maxwell PLC as a member. Bennett earned a bachelors degree from the University
of Tennessee and a law degree from the University of Memphis.
Krista Osborn was selected to chair the Baptist Health Services
Groups 2004 Provider Relations Advisory Committee. Osborn is vice president
and chief operating officer of Healthcare Asset Management LLC.
Ducks Unlimited elected Gary
Burrus Jr. to serve as an at-large member of its board of directors. Burrus
is vice president of security for Willows Sporting Clays and Hunting Center for
Grand Casino-Tunica. He received a bachelors degree in psychology and
statistical analysis from the University of South Alabama.
Conaway Brown announced
the following new hires: Steven Moreau, interactive developer, and Rosilyn
Rayborn, summer intern specializing in copy writing.
Michael LaMountain joined Pickering Inc. as an electrical
engineering intern. LaMountain earned a bachelors degree in electrical
engineering from Christian Brothers University.
Michael Bateman joined Pickering Inc. as an architectural
designer. Bateman received a bachelors degree from Bethel College and attended
McKenzie Area State Tech, majoring in architectural/mechanical design.
Agency received a Silver Award
for Outstanding Sales Performance in 2003 from Safeco Life & Investments.
Diane Bell, coordinator of Baptist Memorial Health Care
Corp.s Think First Injury Prevention Program, received a Giraffe Award. The
award is given to health care professionals and educators who go the extra mile
to ensure the best care and support services are provided to brain injury
survivors and their families.