Signature's John Cooper Graduates From Leadership Memphis

Wednesday, August 15, 2007, Vol. 122, No. 153

Gayla Hobbs

Andrew Allagree

Beverly Anderson

Holly Beuke

Bora Baser

John Cooper

John Cooper, the creative director of multimedia at Signature Advertising and Marketing Solutions, has graduated with the 2006-2007 class of Leadership Memphis. The program challenges community leaders to make Memphis a better place and advance diversity.

Sara Latshaw has joined The Sharpe Group as a print production coordinator. Previously, Latshaw worked as a production manager at Signature Advertising and Marketing Solutions. She has an associate's degree in business administration from Northwest Mississippi Community College and a bachelor's degree in marketing from the University of Mississippi.

Pinnacle Airlines Inc. has promoted Don Eaves to base manager. Eaves previously served as foreman of Memphis Maintenance for Pinnacle. He is a licensed aircraft mechanic and commercial pilot, and a former chairman of the International Air Transport Association Aircraft Recovery Working Group.

Malcolm B. Futhey III has joined Lawrence & Russell LLP as a litigation associate. Previously, Futhey clerked for two years in the Southern District of Illinois under U.S. District Court Judge David Herndon. He received his juris doctorate from Wake Forest University School of Law in Winston-Salem, N.C.

archer>malmo has added Bora Baser as an interactive design specialist.

Holly Beuke has joined the University of Memphis' Advancement Division as alumni affairs coordinator. Previously, she worked as a regional director of chapter services for the Chi Omega executive headquarters. Beuke has a bachelor's degree in communications/public relations and a master's degree in communications from the University of Dayton.

Beverly Anderson has joined the staff at The Exchange Club Family Center as accounting technician. Anderson has a bachelor's degree in English and secondary education with a minor in office management and administration. Currently, she is pursuing a master's of business administration in human resource management from the University of Phoenix. Anderson is a member of the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers.

Andrew Allagree has joined the New Ballet Ensemble and School in the new position of ballet master/artistic coordinator. Allagree has performed on Broadway and has worked for several celebrated companies, including the Joffrey Ballet and Ballet Memphis.

Hunter Janda has joined the sales team at POP Solutions Group. Janda graduated from the University of Tennessee in 2005 with a bachelor's degree in marketing and finance. Previously, he worked in the logistics department of Epiphone in Nashville.

Collier Insurance has hired Henry Lindeman to focus on the company's growing employee benefits division. Lindeman is a certified public accountant and has almost 20 years of experience in benefits and accounting with Collier. Previously, he worked for Barnett Benefits LLC.

Charley Tirrell has joined Trezevant Manor as its chief operating officer. Previously, Tirrell served as director of Trezevant's Allen Morgan Health Center.

Dr. William Novick, a professor of surgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been awarded the International Children's Heart Foundation Frederique Constant Passion Award in Switzerland. The award is presented annually to recognize the most passionate entrepreneur who has successfully developed an international business.

Vince Tyler has joined High Point Coffee Inc. as vice president of operations. Tyler previously worked for Creative Culinary Solutions. He is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America and has worked as executive chef at fine dining and
corporate chain restaurants across the country. In 2006, he founded his own consulting company.

Keith White and Li-Ping Price have joined Consulting Services Group as performance measurement analysts. Previously, White was a staff accountant for Harrah's Entertainment and Price was an auditor for Zoccola Kaplan CPAs. White received a bachelor's degree in managerial finance from the University of Memphis and currently is pursuing a master's of business administration at Union University. Price received a bachelor's degree in accounting from Hunan College of Finance and Economics in Hunan, China, and a bachelor's degree in accounting and a master's of business administration in finance, insurance and real estate from the University of Memphis.

Gayla Hobbs has joined Office Evolutions as an account manager. Previously, Hobbs was a project manager at Le Bonheur Facilities, and also served as a project manager at Corporate Express. She has 13 years of experience in the furnishings industry.