VOL. 118 | NO. 140 | Wednesday, August 4, 2004
Tennessee Press Association elects vice president
Pitts Named Principal Owner at Pickering
Robert J. Pitts was named principal owner of
Pickering Inc. Pitts is the companys civil engineering team leader. He
received a bachelors degree from the West Virginia Institute of Technology and
a masters degree from Johns Hopkins University.
James Tapp joined Pickering
Inc. as a civil engineering intern. He received a bachelors degree from Tennessee
Robert Hagewood was elected
president of the Covington-Tipton Chamber of Commerce.
Beverly Esposito was appointed to the Social Workers
Certification and Licensure Board and Deannie
Parker was appointed to the Tennessee Arts
Commission by Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen.
The Memphis Advertising Federation announced the following
new officers for 2004-2005: Joe Lackie,
president; Jennifer Hankinson, first vice president; Hallie
Conaway, second vice president; and Dick Mathauer,
third vice president. Newly elected board members are: Bevin Baddorf, Jennifer Burgess, Kathy Chappell,
Kathy Kelley, David Maddox, Kelley Milligan, Lisa
Stanley-McIndoo and Michael Graber. Members
completing final two-year terms are: Susan Ewing, Kim Hooper, Jay
Perdue, Jerry Redmond, Cynthia Saatkamp,
Glenna Ward and Terry Wood.
Peggy Schneider joined JBHM Architects to assist in
the companys accounting department. She previously served as co-owner of Ruff
Business Systems Inc.
Thomas R. McConnel and Richard
Ferguson were named associate principal owners of Pickering Inc. McConnel received a bachelors degree from the University
of Tennessee-Knoxville. Ferguson, who joined Pickering as senior bridge
engineer three years ago, received a bachelors degree from the University of
Raymond J. Gardocki joined the
staff of Campbell Clinic Orthopaedics. Gardocki is a graduate of the University of
Southern California School of Medicine. He is a member of the American
Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the California
Medical Association and the North American Spine Society.
Chris Root joined JBHM Architects as an architect. Root
previously worked in the Columbus and Jackson, Miss., offices of JBHM. He is a
graduate of the Mississippi School of Architecture.
The Tennessee Press Association elected Henry Stokes
vice president for daily newspapers. Stokes is director of administration and
planning for The Commercial Appeal. The election took place at a Tri-State
Press Convention recently held in Memphis.
Bank of Bartlett promoted Lakeeka
Ford to bank officer. Ford is branch manager of the companys Kirby branch.
Rhea & Ivy announced the following additions and
promotions: Richard L. Redmont, senior tax
manager; Mark H. Nicolas, senior audit manager, Matthew T. Carr,
audit Level I, Robert M. Naylor, senior tax manager; Debbie L. Taylor,
tax manager; Misty L. Hicks, audit senior; Patricia E. Redmond,
senior accounting specialist; and Stephanie S. Robertson, audit
Tanya Rideout joined JBHM
Architects as a receptionist. Rideout gained a
background in the industry at J.A. Moss Construction Co. She attended Hinds
Diana Key was promoted to office manager of JBHM
Architects after serving as the companys receptionist for four years.
Mickey Ison was named an
honorary member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Ison is managing partner of Ison
& Decosimo. The honorary member designation is
awarded to certified public accountants who have been members of the AICPA for