VOL. 118 | NO. 130 | Wednesday, July 21, 2004
Le Bonheur Hires Two New Surgeons
Taylor Elected to TTLA Board of Governors
Chris Taylor was elected to the Tennessee Trial
Lawyers Association Board of Governors. Taylor, a shareholder in Hill Borens
Memphis office, also will serve as a TTLA delegate to the American Trial
Lawyers Association. Taylor earned a law degree from the University of Tennessee College of Law.
Panya Martin was
named branch director of the Medical Center branch of Memphis Area Teachers
Credit Union. Martin has worked for MATCU for 10 years, serving as a teller,
financial services representative and assistant director.
Officer Sonya Lane became the first woman to be named
a certified correction officer in the state of Tennessee by the American
Corrections Association. The CCO designation is an indication of demonstrated
professionalism, as well as satisfactory completion of examinations concerning
inmate detention procedures. Lane has worked for the Shelby County Sheriffs
Office for 15 years.
Brian Williams joined Thompson & Co. as a
production artist in the companys creative department. Williams previously
worked as a production artist for Maris West &
Baker and The Ramey Agency. He received an associates degree from Hinds
Community College and a bachelors degree from Delta State University.
The Memphis Oral School for the Deaf announced that the
following individuals were elected to its board of directors for 2004-2005: Kathy
Christiansen, Debbie Compton, Susan Edmonds, Dr. Bruce Fetterman, Roberta Hefley, Lynn Jackson, Kathy
Kelley, Waverly McFarland, Elizabeth McNeill, Nancy Magill, David Miller, Jack Muhs, Dr. Fred Palmer, Lewis Pittman, David
Pickler, Lee Sisson, Marlin Womack
and Nancy Wood. The following individuals were elected officers: Waverly
McFarland, chairman; Susan Edmonds, vice chairman; Marlin Womack,
treasurer; and Kathy Kelley, secretary.
Danny Van Horn was named president-elect of the
Tennessee Bar Associations Young Lawyers Division. Van Horn, an attorney with
Armstrong Allen PLLC, will sit on the TBA board of governors.
He is an active member of the American Bar Associations Young Lawyers Division
and the Memphis Bar Association.
Vijaya Joshi joined
the pediatric cardiology team at Le Bonheur Childrens Medical Center. Joshi
previously worked at the Childrens Hospital in Philadelphia, where he served
as a staff cardiologist in the echocardiology lab,
and as an associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He received a medical
degree from the University of Vermont School of
Martin L. Blakely joined Le Bonheur Childrens
Medical Center as a pediatric surgeon. Blakely previously was a pediatric
surgeon at the University of Texas. He received a bachelors degree from Rhodes
College and attended medical school at the University of
Tennessee College of Medicine and the University of Texas Schools of Public
Health and Medicine.
NovaCopy selected Brad McDaniel
as sales leader of the month for June and July. McDaniel earned the designation
for outstanding sales performance.
Memphis City Schools announced that the following educators
were selected to be trained as principals: Michelle Brantley-Patterson, Tamika Carwell, Catherine
Hill, Tammie Neilsen, Keith Sanders, Tisha Stewart, Randy Thompson and Patrick
Washington. The educators were selected to participate in a New Leaders,
New Schools program and will attend a six-week academic boot camp at the
Wharton School of Business in Philadelphia. Yolanda Williamson was
chosen as leadership coach for the Memphis program.