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VOL. 123 | NO. 153 | Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Kiesewetter Wise’s Thompson Named Among Top 100 Labor Attorneys

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Tanja L. Thompson
Stacey Keene
Christina Chandler
Andrew Miles
Jennifer Turner

Tanja L. Thompson has been named among the nation’s Top 100 Labor Attorneys by the Labor Relations Institute for the second consecutive year.

Thompson is a member of Kiesewetter Wise Kaplan Prather PLC and is the only labor attorney in Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi to receive this professional honor, which puts her in the top 1 percent of labor attorneys throughout the U.S.

A&I Travel Service Inc. has made the 2008 Business Travel News list of the top corporate travel management companies in the country. A&I Travel placed 39th on a list of agencies throughout the nation. The 24th annual Business Travel Survey focuses on the top travel supplier accomplishments of 2007. A&I Travel is a privately owned, certified Women Business Enterprise specializing in travel cost reduction, customer service configurations and traveler support.

MacAdvantage Inc. has earned the Apple Authorized Service Commitment to Excellence Recognition Award for the second consecutive fiscal quarter. The honor is given to the top 5 percent of Apple service providers worldwide that have implemented and utilized the best practices.

Stacey Keene has joined Resource Entertainment Group LLC as an associate. Keene previously served as a wedding coordinator for Bonne Terre, as well as director of special events and community affairs for the Blues Foundation in Memphis. Also, Christina Chandler has been named a booking agent for Resource Entertainment Group. Chandler’s focus as booking agent has been on developing The Beale Street Flippers and enhancing the base of private and corporate clients in the region for REG.

Christ Community Health Services has been featured in “The President’s Faith-Based Community Initiative in 50 States: A Report to the Nation,” a report issued by the White House. Christ Community has been honored for its submittal of a patient success story. The patient also has been awarded a certificate and a letter of commendation from The White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives.

Andrew Miles has been promoted to principal at engineering and architecture firm Allen & Hoshall. Miles is a civil engineering project manager and corporate business developer and oversees the eastern Tennessee, eastern Kentucky, North Carolina and Virginia departments.

Mitzi Webb has joined Cannon Wright Blount as an accountant. Webb previously served as chief financial officer for Eagle Systems Technology Inc. and Eagle Computer Systems Inc. Jennifer Rogers has joined as an executive administrative assistant after 14 years in the medical industry. Holly Nelson has joined as tax administrator. Nelson previously worked for BankTennessee.

Dr. Evguenia Karimova has been awarded the 2008 Research and Education Foundation Roentgen Fellow Award from the Radiological Society of North America. The award recognizes her imaging research, focusing on skeletal toxicities in survivors of childhood cancer and her contributions to the diagnosis and understanding of osteonecrosis as a significant adverse effect of therapy.

Jennifer Turner has been promoted to account manager at Signature Advertising & Marketing Solutions, and Alicia Harkness has joined Signature Advertising & Marketing Solutions as a production manger.

The Memphis Rotary Club has named the following people to its board for 2008-2009: John H. Coats, president; John M. Vines, president-elect; John W. Dillard Jr., vice president; Betty Sue McGarvey, secretary; Lance L. Minor III, treasurer; Keith G. Johnson, assistant treasurer; Lawrence H. Adams Jr., sergeant-at-arms; and Deborah H. Cotney, immediate past-president. The following people have been named directors: Roger R. Brown, F. Gray Carter, Charles G. Curtis, Leslie S. Dale, Albert C. Harvey, Richard S. Hollis Jr., Adele P. Landers, Jon P. McCalla, Michael P. McCormick, Charles D. Reaves, James Rout, Bhogilal B. Sheth, Joyce Springfield-Collins, Donn S. Southern, S. Shepherd Tate and Berje K. Yacoubian.

PROPERTY SALES 57 94 2,713
MORTGAGES 16 37 1,820
BUILDING PERMITS 303 621 6,322
BANKRUPTCIES 138 138 1,115