VOL. 121 | NO. 218 | Wednesday, November 8, 2006
Gibbons Joins National District Attorneys Board
Cathy Jo Espinola
William L. Gibbons
Shelby County District Attorney William L. Gibbons has been chosen to be Tennessee's representative on the National District Attorneys Association (NDAA) board of directors. Gibbons was chosen by his peers throughout the state. Gibbons also is a member of the board of the American Prosecutors Research Institute (APRI), the nonprofit research and program development arm of the NDAA.
Larry Colbert recently marked his 10-year anniversary with Junior Achievement of Memphis and the Mid-South Inc. Colbert is the senior vice president of JA. He formerly served as vice president of marketing.
Peggy Quinn recently was named education/professional development director of Executive Women International (EWI) during its leadership conference and annual meeting in Orlando, Fla. She also is a fashion merchandising and internship director/freshman orientation program consultant for the University of Memphis.
Patrick J. Mahoney has been appointed to the Tennessee Home Improvement Commission by Gov. Phil Bredesen. Mahoney owns Remodeling Consultants Inc. He is past president of the Memphis Area Home Builders Association (MAHBA).
Elizabeth Brown has joined Counterpart Communication Design as account supervisor. She previously worked as account supervisor for Memphis-based advertising agency inferno. She is a member of the Memphis Advertising Federation and was named Advertising Account Executive of the Year at MAF's 2005 Pyramid Awards.
Memphis resident Duke Clement recently completed a thirty-day rock climbing and river travel course in the Rocky Mountains with the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS). The "Rock & River" course is designed to allow students to develop two outdoor technical skill sets by getting a crash course in rock climbing followed by two weeks of white-water rafting and kayaking.
Carrie E. Eaker has joined Husch & Eppenberger LLC as an associate attorney in the firm's Insolvency Practice Group. Eaker graduated in May from the University of Memphis' Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law. While attending law school, she served as associate editor of The University of Memphis Law Review. In 2003, she received a bachelor's degree in political science with a minor in history from Rhodes College.
Dr. John Barker has joined the Memphis City Schools as executive director of research, evaluation and assessment. He recently was vice president for advancement and operations at the Memphis Theological Seminary.
The Chickasaw Council of the Boy Scouts of America will honor Lewis Donelson with the Boy Scouts Distinguished Citizens Award. Donelson is a senior partner at Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC. The Boy Scouts will present Donelson with the award Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. at the Hilton Hotel, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. The award is given for lifelong contributions to the community and continued service to fellow citizens.
Alison Masilak has joined archer>malmo as account manager. Cathy Jo Espinola joined as director of planning and research. Tommy Coletta has joined as interactive design specialist and Tritia McLaughlin has joined as associate creative director.
Andrea Murphy has been appointed research and planning specialist at Chandler Ehrlich. In her new role, she will lead the agency's account planning efforts. She previously was the vice president of Maine-based Cape Communications Group.