VOL. 119 | NO. 79 | Wednesday, May 11, 2005
NovaCopy Exec Chosen for Whos Who
Memphis Architect Honored for Service to France
Memphis architect Metcalf Crump was named a Knight in
the National Order of Merit by French President Jacques Chirac. The award was
created in 1963 by President Charles DeGaulle to recognize civilians, including
some foreigners, for distinguished service to France. Crump was cited for long
years of service as the Honorary Consul of France in Memphis assisting French
citizens and organizations with personal, cultural or business affairs in
Tennessee and Tennesseans with personal, cultural or business affairs in
Charles B. Quinn joined BancorpSouth as senior vice
president/manager of premier banking. Quinn, who has 16 years of banking
experience, earned a bachelors degree from the University of Tennessee and a
masters degree from the University of Memphis.
Tom Portis joined BancorpSouth as the Memphis
division president. Portis earned a bachelors degree from the University of
Bourland, Heflin, Alvarez & Minor PLC announced that M.
Matthew Thornton was named a member of the firm. Thornton became associated
with the firm seven years ago after completing a judicial clerkship with the
Tennessee Court of Appeals. He received bachelors and law degrees from the
University of Tennessee.
Methodist Healthcare announced the following promotions and
appointments: Laura Miller, director of human resources systems; Caroline
Freeman, administrator for the Neuroscience Institute; and Alison Apple,
vice chair of the Council in Administrative Affairs for the American Society of
Whitney Allegrezza joined Signature Advertising as a
multimedia producer. Allegrezza received a bachelors degree from the
University of Mississippi and has advanced training in graphic and Web design
from the Sessions School of Design.
The National Register Whos Who in Executives &
Professionals included NovaCopy major account executive Miriam Gunter in
its 2005-2006 edition.
Len Hester joined Grinder-Haizlip Construction Co. as
a project manager. Hester earned a bachelors degree from Mississippi State
Bourland, Heflin, Alvarez & Minor PLC announced that John
Marshall Jones was named a member of the firm. Jones became associated with
the firm three years ago. He graduated from Rhodes College and earned a law
degree from the College of William and Mary.
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters announced that
Memphis Local 667 president Henry Perry was appointed to the general
executive board as an international trustee. Perry, a 34-year Teamster, joined
the organization as a dockworker. He was elected president of Local 667 five
Jeremy Metheny joined BancorpSouth as a mortgage loans
officer. Metheny earned a bachelors degree from the University of Mississippi.
Christopher Wilbanks joined Signature Advertising as
a multimedia producer. Wilbanks is a graduate of American Intercontinental
Hobson, a Realtor-associate with Prudential Collins-Maury Inc., received
the 2005 Community Service Award from the Memphis Area Association of Realtors.
The award honors members who serve the community with time and contributions of
money, materials or other resources to nonprofits and other organizations. Hobson
was recognized for her service to the Down Syndrome Association of Memphis and
Dr. Stephen J. Ceccoli and Dr. Daniel G. Arce
were recognized with Rhodes Colleges highest faculty honors. Ceccoli,
assistant professor of international studies, received the Clarence Day Award
for Outstanding Teaching. Arce, professor of economics and business
administration, received the Deans Award for Outstanding Research and/or