VOL. 119 | NO. 62 | Wednesday, April 6, 2005
MAAR Pinnacle Awards Winners Announced
MAAR Announces Pinnacle Award Winners
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors announced the
following winners of the fourth annual Pinnacle Awards: Al Andrews Jr.
of Panattoni Development Co., Commercial Hall of Fame; Bayard Snowden of
Colliers Wilkinson Snowden, Commercial Broker of the Year; and the late Kemmons
Wilson, founder of Holiday Inns, legacy award. Pinnacle Awards for
outstanding performance in 2004 were presented to the following brokers: Steve
Guinn, Highwoods Properties; Dan Wilkinson,
Colliers Wilkinson Snowden; Brad Kornegay,
Colliers Management Services; and John Wiggins, John Lamberson and Blake Pera,
CB Richard Ellis. Frazier Baker of In-Rel Management
was named Newcomer of the Year.
Hovious joined Bass, Berry & Sims PLC as an
associate in the firms litigation practice area. Hovious
previously practiced at Armstrong Allen PLLC. She earned a bachelors degree from
the University of Mississippi and a law degree from the Washington & Lee
School of Law.
The National Ornamental Metal Museum announced that Michael
Guthrie, Susan Adler Thorpe and Dr. Richard Ranta were elected to a three-year term on the museums
board of trustees. In addition, Jennifer Hughes was named Metal Museum
registrar. Hughes, who joined the museum as an intern in 2003, earned a
bachelors degree from the University of Central Arkansas.
Holmes joined Trustmark National Bank as
president of the northern region. Holmes experience includes 13 years in
management roles at National Commerce Financial Corp., most recently as
executive vice president for strategic banking programs. He earned a bachelors
degree from the University of Memphis.
announced that Dr. Steve Miller, senior vice president of medical
education and research, was named governor-elect of the Tennessee chapter of
the American College of Physicians. Miller will serve a four-year term.
Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen recognized the following local
members of the Tennessee Commission on National & Community Service: Mark
Gage, Dr. Alicia McClary, Edward L.
Stanton and Cassandra Webster.
Financial Partners announced that Stacey Conner and Jerry Corless were named Agency Builders by New England
Financial for 2005 for outstanding performance and recruiting efforts.
Griffin joined Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell
& Berkowitz PC as a shareholder. Griffin is a graduate of the University of Mississippi School of Law.
manager of a Bartlett McDonalds restaurant, was recognized with the companys Ray
Kroc Award. The annual, performance-based award recognizes the top 1 percent of
McDonalds restaurant managers in the country. This is the second time Mitchell
has earned the award. Cordova McDonalds manager Ronnie Leonard also
earned the Ray Kroc Award. Leonard has been with McDonalds for 16 years and
has been a manager for 13 years.
chapter of the National Association of Health Services Executives announced
that scholarships have been named after two local health care executives. William
Jackson, a health care consultant and the first African-American to head
the Regional Medical Center at Memphis, is the namesake of the William L.
Jackson Pioneers Award for graduate students. Aubrey J. Howard, chief
executive officer of Midtown Mental Health Center, is the namesake of the Aubrey
J. Howard Founders Award for upper-level undergraduate health care students.