VOL. 123 | NO. 192 | Wednesday, October 1, 2008
Warren Named Bursar At University of Memphis
By Taylor Shoptaw
Carol Warren has accepted the position of bursar in the Division of Business & Finance at the University of Memphis. Warren is a graduate of the University of Memphis and has experience in student financial service operations working for the U of M previously as the assistant bursar. Before joining the university, Warren spent several years in the Loan Division at First Tennessee Bank.
Ginger Carney, clinical director of nutrition at Le Bonheur Children’s Medical Center, has been named by the International Lactation Consultant Association as a fellow. Carney began her career at Le Bonheur 30 years ago as a pediatric clinical dietitian. In 2003, she initiated Le Bonheur’s donor milk program. She is an International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners certified consultant.
Trustmark Bank has promoted Brandon L. Cooper to vice president and commercial relationship manager, Carolyn Crain to vice president of treasury and governmental services at the bank’s North Region corporate office in Germantown, and Jeremy Burchfield to assistant vice president at the Poplar Ridgeway branch.
Mark Wright has joined Signature Advertising & Marketing Solutions as an account coordinator. Wright received a bachelor’s degree in marketing from the University of Mississippi. Also, Charlie Kenny has joined Signature as an account supervisor. Kenny has been in advertising for more than 25 years and was formerly the co-owner, president and chief creative officer of O’Connor Kenny Partners and also was a senior account supervisor for Chandler Ehrlich Advertising agency.
Diversity Memphis has awarded its Awards of Excellence to First Tennessee, Baptist Memorial Women’s Hospital, Memphis Regional Chamber, Self Tucker Architects Inc., and Southaven Pontiac, Buick, GMC. These companies have been selected for their commitment to promoting diversity in the community.
Pam Wesche has joined Crye-Leike Realtors as a broker in the company’s Arlington branch office. Wesche is a licensed broker and will assist buyers and sellers in and around Shelby, Tipton and Fayette counties. She specializes in new home construction and active adult communities.
Jodi Hollingdrake, Angela Riggins and Jennifer Young have been recognized by Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare as second quarter Miracle in Motion award recipients. The winners were selected based on experiences that demonstrate excellent customer service to MLH patients.
The Memphis Estate Planning Council has announced its 2008-2009 Executive Committee officers. They are Kermit B. Kaiser, president; Samuel N. Graham, vice president; Teresa Hurst, secretary; John W. Ueleke, treasurer; and Jeffery E. Thompson, immediate-past president. Lynn Dietz, Sandra H. Zehntner, Sheri Haas and Michael Parham were elected as at-large members.
Jesica Taylor has joined the sales team at brand marketing and promotions company POP Solutions Group. Taylor is attending the University of Mississippi and majoring in marketing.
Christian Brothers University has been ranked one of the 25 best Southern universities, according to the 2009 edition of U.S. News and World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges.” CBU is also ranked fourth in racial diversity among its peers and now ranks 22nd among Tier 1 Southern Universities granting masters’ degrees. In addition, CBU was selected as an “A+ Option for B Students.”
Craig Britt of Crye-Leike Realtors has earned his professional real estate designation as an accredited buyer representative and also completed the E-Buyer Course. Britt is a sales associate based in the company’s Olive Branch office.
The Exchange Club Family Center has named its board members and officers for 2008-2009. The officers are Karen Johnston, president; Lee Wakeman, vice president; Scott Murphy, treasurer; Kelli Ratton, secretary; and Corey B. Trotz, immediate-past president. The new board members are Tom Crutcher, Dr. Curt Fields, Mary Lou Holland, Chuck Hurt Jr., Graham McBride, Ryan Parry and Rinnie Wood.