VOL. 122 | NO. 109 | Wednesday, June 13, 2007
Eoff Joins University of Memphis in Communications Role
Robert H. Eoff
Robert H. Eoff has been chosen to fill the newly created office of vice president of communications, public relations and marketing at the University of Memphis. Previously, Eoff worked for The New York Times Co. as president of the New York Times Broadcast Media Group since 2004. He has been with The New York Times Co. since 1969, when he began working for WREG Channel 3 in Memphis, which was a part of the Broadcast Media Group.
Anna Marotti has joined CB Richard Ellis as an executive administrator. Marotti previously worked as an advancement officer for Mid-South Community College in West Memphis, where she was responsible for fundraising and donor communication. She is a member of the Junior Auxiliary and La Coterie of Crittenden County.
Pinnacle Airlines Inc. has promoted Allen Busby to senior manager of leadership development and internal communications. Busby joined Pinnacle in 2001 as manager of professional development. He is a member of Bravo Memphis and the Greater Memphis Arts Council.
Jeannette Penny has been named student loan coordinator at Memphis Area Teachers' Credit Union. She has received certification in appraisal underwriting at the Republic Mortgage Insurance Co.
William Oxley has joined Banes Capital Group LLC as senior vice president. He will be responsible for the sale of government-guaranteed loans and other fixed-income products.
Dallas Pitts has been named compliance officer at the FAA Federal Credit Union (FCU). She has worked at FAA FCU in Tupelo, Miss., for 11 years as teller, member services representative and compliance officer. She earned a bachelor's degree in business administration in 2004 from American Intercontinental University.
Susan Fentress of Butler, Snow, O'Mara, Stevens & Cannada PLLC will be one of the featured speakers at The Fifth Conference & Expo of International Drug Discovery Science and Technology in Shanghai, China. Fentress' talk is titled "Patent Related Issues for Products Imported Into the United States." She also will travel to Hong Kong and address biotechnology executives on "Cost-Effective Patent Litigation."
Crestmark Partner Services has appointed Kim Sheets partner services director - Southeast. Sheets has more than 15 years of banking, financial services and business consulting experience. Previously, she was the director of strategic partnerships and a senior vice president for Goldleaf Financial Operations Inc.
Thomas J. Rosser has joined the immigration group at Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC. Rosser has been a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association since 1996 and concentrates his practice in employment-based immigration law.
Southern Co., an Atlanta-based energy company that owns electric utilities in four states, has named Morgan Keegan & Co. Inc. investment banker Neal Smith "Banker of the Year" at its bankers' meeting in Birmingham, Ala. Smith works in Morgan Keegan's Fixed Income Capital Markets Group in Memphis.
Dario Ungredda has been named housing education counselor at Memphis Area Teachers' Credit Union. Ungredda is a certified bilingual home-buying counselor and has been certified in homebuyer education by Neighbor Works America.
The "Common Thread of Exceptional Care" campaign by Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center has been recognized with five best-of-show honors in national, state and local industry competitions. Healthcare Marketing Report's Healthcare Advertising Awards, Marketing Healthcare Today's Aster Awards, the Tennessee Healthcare Association PRISM Awards, Arkansas Public Relations Society of America's PRISM Awards and the Memphis Public Relations Society of America's VOX Awards all honored Le Bonheur's Common Thread campaign.
Steve Gibson and Harold Fulghum have joined Lexus of Memphis as sales and leasing consultants. Both Fulgham and Gibson previously were employed by Pat Patterson Volvo, Fulgham for five years and Gibson for nearly two years.