VOL. 123 | NO. 158 | Wednesday, August 13, 2008
Blockman Joins Keller Williams
By Taylor Shoptaw
Harold Blockman has been named the new vice president & principal broker of the Memphis Central Market Center for Keller Williams Realty.
Blockman serves as director of the board of the Memphis Area Association of Realtors and was selected for the 2007 Community Service Award by MAAR. Blockman is also president of the Tennessee GRI Association and a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Club.
Pat Scroggs, executive director of the Germantown Area Chamber of Commerce, has graduated from Institute of Organizational Management, produced by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, South East Institute. IOM is a four-year nonprofit leadership training program at the University of Georgia in Athens. Institute students earn points toward the Certified Chamber Executive or Certified Association Executive designations.
Archer/Malmo Inc. has promoted Josh Roberts to senior account executive and Ashley High to interactive writer.
Ed Barnett has been named Top of the Table for 2008 by the Million Dollar Round Table. Barnett is founder and president of the employee benefits and financial services firm The Barnett Group. Chirag Chauhan, partner and director of financial services at The Barnett Group, has been named a Qualifying Member of 2008 by the Million Dollar Round Table.
Melody Wagner has joined Dan Stewart Realtors as an agent. She specializes in real estate-owned properties and foreclosure properties.
Century Wealth Management has been named the 35th top firm in Wealth Manager Magazine’s annual “Top Dog” listing of the 500 prominent wealth management firms. Century Wealth Management is a multi-family office that serves as an adviser, facilitator and investment manger.
Berje K. Yacoubian has been named Rotarian of the Year by the Memphis Rotary Club. Yacoubian was chosen for his service to the club and to the community at large. Yacoubian has been a member since 1983 and has served on the board of directors and has chaired a number of committees. He is a double Paul Harris Fellow.
Jeremy Westmoreland has joined Barge Waggoner Sumner & Cannon Inc. as project engineer. He will focus on site design for residential and commercial properties with responsibilities including business development, project management, project design and client communications.
Brenda Mills has earned the professional designations of Accredited Buyer Representative and Graduate Realtor Institute. Mills is an affiliate broker based out of Crye-Leike Realtor’s Collierville branch office.
Dan Murrell has joined the University of Memphis as director of planned giving. Murrell will work with donors who are considering or making planned gifts to the university.
Janice Ernest, office administrator for the president and chief executive officer of UT Medical Group Inc., has been named president of the Memphis Chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals.
Lauren Lanier and Lindsey Roberts have joined VACO’s Memphis office. Lanier will serve as a recruiter in the company’s financial services division. Roberts will help lead the newly formed staffing division.
James Covington, Richard Kuhn, Jon McCalla, Joyce Springfield-Collins and Norma Upshur have been named Paul Harris Fellows by the Memphis Rotary Club. The Paul Harris Fellow designation is the highest award given by the Rotary Foundation.
Terry W. Boyd has received his licensure as a professional engineer from the Tennessee State Board of Architects and Engineers. Boyd will be responsible for the design of commercial, industrial and residential projects at The Reaves Firm.
Stacy Cascio has joined Unity Hospice Care as marketing director for Mississippi and Tennessee. Cascio’s responsibilities include making area physicians, hospitals and the community aware of the services of Unity Hospice Care.
The following UT Medical Group physicians have been included in the Top Doctors 2008 list compiled by research firm Castle Connolly Medical Limited: Judith Soberman, Karl Weber, James Wheless, Beverly Williams-Cleaves, Rene Davila, Jaquelyn Fleckenstein, James Bailey, Robert Morrison, Mark S. LeDoux, Veronica Mallett, Owen Phillips, Matthew Wilson, Robert Wyatt, Stephen W. Behrman, Guy R. Voeller, Mathew Ninan, Anthony Lynn Patterson and Robert Wake.