VOL. 119 | NO. 22 | Wednesday, February 2, 2005
MAAR Inducts Officers, Names Realtor Award Winners
The Memphis Area
Association of Realtors announced the following 2004 award winners: Lee McWaters of McWaters &
Associates, Realtor of the Year; Sally Isom of
Prudential Collins-Maury Inc., Realtor-Associate of the Year; and Cathy
Anderson of AmeriSpec Home Inspection Services,
Affiliate of the Year. Presidential awards were presented to Jerry Modesto
of Crye-Leike, Mary W. Sharp of A-Z Affordable Properties, Joe Steffner of Steffner
Commercial Real Estate and the late Frank Donato,
2004 president of the MAAR Education Foundation.
Valerie Ann Spicer joined in membership with the Law
Office of Arnold M. Weiss. As a result, the practice which focuses on
foreclosure and bankruptcy law for financial institutions and the mortgage
banking industry now operates as Weiss Spicer PLLC. Spicer earned bachelors and law degrees from the University of Memphis.
R. Marc Jordan,
president and chief executive officer of the Memphis Regional Chamber, was
elected to the position of chairman-elect of the American Chamber of Commerce
Executives for 2004-2005 and chairman for 2005-2006.
& Griesbeck PLC announced the promotion of Sandra
D. Clifton to tax manager and Ross W. Braswell to firm technology
manager. Mary Ann Lee and Brenda H. Eldridge joined the companys
accounting and auditing staff.
Dr. James C.
Fleming, a professor of ophthalmology at the University of
Tennessee Health Science Center, was elected president of the American Society
of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Fleming is past president of
the Memphis Eye Society, Tennessee Academy of Ophthalmology, Memphis and Shelby
County Medical Society and Tennessee Medical Association.
Berl Bren Olswanger III joined the Hewgley
Law Firm. Olswanger formerly served as an
assistant district attorney for the 30th Judicial District of Tennessee.
Noel was named to the Tennessee Supreme Court Historical Societys board of
directors. Noel has been an attorney with Armstrong Allen PLLC for 27 years.
joined Wealth Strategies Group as an associate. Williams has more than 20 years
of experience as a certified financial planner.
joined Signature Advertising as art director. Turner is a graduate of the
University of Tennessee-Knoxville. Previously, he served as an intern with the
Do It Yourself (DIY) Network and completed projects for Another Large
Production and Spike TV.
The Memphis Area
Association of Realtors inducted the following officers for 2005: Sue
Stinson-Turner, president; William M. Mitchell, president-elect; Jeanene S. Lawhead,
vice president; and Regina H. Hubbard, secretary-treasurer. Board of
directors members are: Mary J. Baker, Gail L. French, John W.
Green, Nancy G. Guy, Stan Holmes, Richard Kelsey, Jerry
Modesto, Saeed E. Nia and John A. Snyder.
Husch & Eppenberger LLC attorneys were listed in the latest edition of The
Best Lawyers in America: S. Russell Headrick
and Herbert B. Wolf Jr.
Dr. Brian Sorrentino, director of the experimental hematology
division at St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, won the International
Society of Experimental Hematologys 2005 McCulloch and Till Lectureship and
Lea Belcer joined Baptist Rehabilitation-Germantown as a
staff physical therapist. Belcer previously served as
director of the outpatient orthopedic clinic for Meridian Rehabilitation in
Denver. She received a bachelors degree from Western State College of Colorado
and a masters degree from the University of Colorado.