VOL. 119 | NO. 85 | Wednesday, May 18, 2005
Investments Names Memphis Center Manager
Fidelity Investments named Dwayne Craft vice
president and manager of the companys Memphis Investor Center. Craft has
worked with Fidelity Investments for 14 years. He graduated from Northern
Kentucky University and earned a masters degree from the University of Notre
Jonathan P. Lakey joined Pietrangelo Cook PLC as a
litigation partner. Lakey is a graduate of Emory & Henry College and the
University of Memphis law school. He previously was a partner with Burch,
Porter & Johnson PLLC, where he practiced commercial litigation.
Claxton joined Apperson, Crump & Maxwell PLC as an associate. Claxton
graduated from Spelman College. She earned a law degree from the University of
Memphis. Previously, she served as general counsel for the Memphis Area Transit
joined the East Memphis branch office of Crye-Leike, Realtors, as an affiliate
broker. Previously, Obermark worked as a real estate reporter for The
Commercial Appeal, earning awards from the National Association of Home
Builders, the National Association of Realtors and the Memphis/Mid-South Chapter
of Lambda Alpha International.
Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen announced the following local
appointments to state boards and commissions: Dr. Joe C. Greer, Board of
Dentistry; Ronald A. Belz, Dry Cleaner Environmental Response Board; Albert
Harvey, National D-Day Museum; and Edward L Stanton III,
Tennessee Commission on National and Community Service.
Michelle Oiler, chief operating officer of Signature
Advertising, was named to the Leadership Memphis Class of 2006. Oiler is a
graduate of the University of Memphis. She joined Signature Advertising 10
years ago as production manager and has served as office manager, account
manager, vice president of operations and executive vice president.
joined Johnson Bailey Henderson McNeel Architects Memphis office as a
draftsman. Bedell earned an associates degree from the Balin Institute of
Technology. He has 10 years of architecture experience and previously served as
an engineering technician for Gardner Engineering PA. He also served as a designer
for Delta Engineering Group in Greenville, Miss.
Bradley L. Ottinger joined Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
as an associate in the firms litigation practice area. Ottinger earned a law
degree from Washington University, where he received the Labor and Employment
Law Association Achievement award. He previously worked as an associate with
Hunton & Williams in Virginia.
The University of
Tennessee National Alumni Association named the following recipients of its
2005 Outstanding Teacher and Public Service Award: L. Brian Cross,
assistant professor in the Department of Pharmacy and Family Medicine; Dr.
Laura Read Sprabery, assistant professor of internal medicine; and Ann
Nolen, associate professor and chair of the Department of Occupational
Ricky Lynn joined BancorpSouth as a mortgage loan
officer. Lynn earned a bachelors degree from Mississippi State University. He
has more than 14 years of banking experience and is a member of the Memphis
Area Home Builders Association and Memphis Area Association of Realtors.
BankTennessee announced that Betty Edmunds was
promoted to assistant vice president at the banks Collierville Square branch. Edmunds
has more than 20 years of banking experience. She is a graduate of Agnes Scott