VOL. 122 | NO. 52 | Wednesday, March 21, 2007
Goldstein Named MAAR Associate of the Year
Crye-Leike Realtors associate Pat Goldstein has been awarded the 2006 Realtor Associate of the Year Award by the Memphis Area Association of Realtors. Goldstein has worked as an agent for 23 years and specializes in residential, relocation, first-time homebuyers and new home real estate sales.
Crawford, Smith & Sharp General Contractors has added Kevin B. Richardson as an estimator/project manager. Richardson has more than 20 years of residential and commercial building experience and has held several different positions, from overseeing construction projects to being an account representative for a commercial materials supplier.
Jerry Dean has been named adult contemporary operations manager at Entercom Adult Contemporary stations. Dean has programmed KGGO/Des Moines, Iowa, and KQKQ/Omaha, Neb., and spent 15 years programming Las Vegas radio stations KLUC, KKLZ and KSTJ. For the past six years, Dean has served as program director of WRVR in Memphis. He is a past winner of Billboard Magazine's Program Director of the Year award and was a 2005 nominee for the Radio and Records Program Director of the Year award. Dean is a member of the Nevada Broadcasters Hall of Fame.
AGAPE Child & Family Services, a Christian-based organization that provides adoption, foster care and counseling services, has named Brittany Pettis resident counselor of Families in Touch, AGAPE's ministry for homeless, single, pregnant women and their children. AGAPE also has named Seth Wood as a social worker at Families in Touch.
Leigh Taylor White has joined Glankler Brown PLLC as an associate. White received her bachelor's degree in 2002 from Rhodes College and her juris doctorate degree in 2005 from the University of Mississippi School of Law. She is a member of the American, Mississippi, Tennessee and Memphis Bar associations.
Five attorneys from Adams and Reese LLP have been named "Mid-South Super Lawyers." The listing includes only 5 percent of attorneys in Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee. Cannon F. Allen, James B. McLaren Jr., Lucian T. Pera, Thomas R. Prewitt Jr. and Joseph B. Walker are the recognized lawyers.
The board of directors at Patriot Bank has promoted Sandra Howard to senior vice president and Phil Nevils to assistant vice president and loan review officer. The board also reappointed Howard as operations officer and bank secrecy act officer. Howard has been with Patriot Bank since 2004. Nevils returned to Patriot in 2005 and previously worked in its loan administration department from 2002 to 2003.
Marjorie Williams, a social studies teacher at Sheffield High School, has received a Memphis Area Teachers' Credit Union One Class at a Time Grant. The grant awards a class $500 to fund classroom enhancements and special projects. Williams' project involved having her students clean Zion Christian Cemetery and then complete a research project on one person buried there.
Rachael Bourassa has joined Ha Lee's Alternative Health Solutions as a licensed massage therapist. Bourassa specializes in therapeutic massage.
Three retired Mid-South judges have joined The Mediation Group of Tennessee LLC. Former Supreme Court Justice Lyle Reid, retired Probate Judge Donn Southern and retired Circuit Court Judge Marietta M. Shipley have joined in an effort to make the court system more accessible to parties who want to determine their own decision.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has received the Distinguished Service to Families Award from The Tennessee Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (TAMFT). TAMFT presented St. Jude with the award based on its policy never to turn away a child because of a family's inability to pay.
Laura Small Whitsitt, vice president of research and development at Smith & Nephew's Orthopedic Reconstruction Division, was honored as the Outstanding Alumna at the University of Memphis Herff College of Engineering's annual awards dinner Tuesday. Whitsitt has designed two successful implant systems during her career, invented five patented products and led a team to obtain distribution rights to a joint fluid therapy product. She is a member of the college's advisory council and a mentor in the Women in Engineering Program.