Wednesday, June 22, 2005, Vol. 119, No. 109


AdFed Names Pyramid Award Winners

The Memphis Advertising Federation named Robert Vornbrock and Glenna Rogers-Ward ad man and ad woman of the year at its 2005 Pyramid Awards ceremony. Vornbrock, president of diversified communications for Thompson & Co., also was named advertising industry CEO/president of the year. Ward is senior account executive at WRVR-FM. The following people won Pyramid Awards from the Memphis Advertising Federation in individual categories: Elizabeth Brown, advertising account executive of the year; Cindy deBardelaben, marketing director of the year; Kimberly Alexander, public relations specialist of the year; Courtney Liebenrood, public relations director of the year; Brad Carmony, industry newcomer of the year; Kathy Cecil, production manager of the year; Geri Holmes, traffic manager of the year; John Lambert, interactive programmer of the year; and Arlene Goldner, media buyer/planner of the year. Jennifer Secrest joined Crye-Leike, Realtors, as an affiliate broker. Prior to joining Crye-Leike, Secrest worked in property management for four years. She most recently worked with Makowsky, Ringel & Greenberg LLC. Dr. Edward F. Rosloniec, associate professor of medicine and pathology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, was named the first recipient of the UTHSC College of Graduate Health Sciences annual research advisor award. Rosloniec, a member of the connective tissue research group, joined the Veterans Affairs Medical Center and UTHSC in 1991. He earned bachelors and masters degrees from Michigan State University and a doctorate from Wayne State University. NovaCopy announced the promotion of Brad McDaniel to manager of business development. McDaniel has been a sales consultant with NovaCopy for three years. The law firm of Butler, Snow, OMara, Stevens & Cannada PLLC was ranked by Chambers and Partners among the nations top firms in the product liability, corporate/mergers & acquisitions, employment and real estate practice areas. The Chambers rankings are based on in-depth interviews with clients and attorneys. Dr. Brenda Schulman, who works in structural biology and genetics and tumor cell biology at St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, received a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers from President Bush at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. Crye-Leike, Realtors, recognized the following sales associates and employees for 10 years of service: Stanley Echols, Gary McNeal, Lloyd Barlow, Larry Cagle, Bill Jones, John Linthicum, Cindy Lesley, Polly Shipley, David Burns, Selina Smith, Monte Robinson, Tom Iverson, Linda Johnson, Annie Taylor, Ray Wilder, Virginia Keenan, Nancy Carr, Ken Buchanan, Juan Casem, Linda Garlin, Bud Grimm, Barbara Mabry, Patti Masterson, Karon Jean Phillips, Mandy Rogers, Jackie Ruleman, Cheryl White, Samuel Bond, Mack Browder, Trina Jones, Gurtej Sodhi and Fred Walton.