VOL. 119 | NO. 147 | Wednesday, August 17, 2005
DeBerry Named 2005 Legislator of the Year
Monica N. Wharton
Trish P. Springfield
Stacey D. Powell
Kevin J. Havens
Saul C. Belz
The Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police presented U.S. Rep. John DeBerry the Legislator of the Year award. DeBerry, who represents District 90 in Memphis, is chairman of the House Children and Family Affairs committee.
Glankler Brown PLLC announced that Saul C. Belz was named a master member of the Leo Bearman Sr. American Inn of Court. Belz currently serves as a director of the Tennessee Justice Center and previously served as a director of the Memphis Bar Association. Belz earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Texas and a law degree from Vanderbilt University.
Shelby County District Attorney General Bill Gibbons was re-elected as a member of the board of the American Prosecutors Research Institute, the nonprofit research and program development arm of the National District Attorneys Association. Assistant district attorney Tom Henderson was elected to the board of the NDAA.
Stacey D. Powell joined the staff of the Weight Management Center at Methodist University Hospital as a family nurse practitioner. Powell has worked in the health care field for about 17 years.
Reynolds, Bone & Griesbeck PLC, Certified Public Accountants and Advisors, announced the following new hires and promotions: Jonathan Nason joined the firm's consulting services group; Laurinda T. Ingram joined the firm as tax manager; Bryan J. McBride joined as technology administrator; and Joshua Jacobs was promoted to technology consultant.
Peggy Ingram Veeser, professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing and director of UTHSC University Health Services, was inducted as a fellow of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
Glankler Brown PLLC announced that Monica N. Wharton was named an associate member of the Leo Bearman Sr. American Inn of Court. Wharton also was named to the 2005-2006 Honors Edition of the United Who's Who Registry. She earned a bachelor's degree from Hampton University and a law degree from William and Mary Law School.
Thompson & Co. announced the following promotions: Amy Cardosi, advertising assistant account executive; Rebecca Strell, media planner; and Katie Wassmer, public relations senior account coordinator.
Dr. Yao Sun, professor of medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, was awarded a $1.4 million National Institutes of Health grant to investigate how to improve cardiac function in patients following a heart attack.
Trustmark National Bank named Trish P. Springfield senior vice president and retail sales manager for the bank's north region, based in Memphis. Springfield previously served as senior vice president for business development for National Commerce Bank Services.
Mary Ann Lee, audit staff member with Reynolds, Bone & Griesbeck PLC, Certified Public Accountants and Advisors, earned the designation of certified fraud examiner. Lee is a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.
Kevin J. Havens joined The Bradley Law Firm PLLC as an associate attorney. Havens previously served as managing attorney for the Collierville branch of Realty Title & Escrow Co. Inc. He earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Memphis and a law degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School.