VOL. 123 | NO. 202 | Wednesday, October 15, 2008
Rawson Named President Of Benefit Recover Inc.
By Taylor Shoptaw
Kimberly N. Galloway
James H. Bolden
Win Rawson has been named president of Memphis-based Benefit Recover Inc.
Rawson joined the company as general counsel in June 2007. Previously, he worked at Lawrence & Russell LLP, where he developed and managed employment and benefits litigation for several Fortune 100 clients.
He retains his position at Lawrence & Russell and divides his time between duties there and duties at Benefit Recovery.
Kimberly N. Galloway, an attorney at Nahon Saharovich & Trotz PLC in its auto/workers compensation litigation group, has been selected to participate in the Leadership Forum sponsored by the Memphis Bar Association. Galloway will participate in a series of eight seminars that focus on developing leadership skills and building relationships among young attorneys of diverse backgrounds.
The Shelby County Schools Education Foundation has added five new board of directors members. They are Rebecca Bowers, Charla Sparks, Dr. Thomas Oviatt, Andrew Shayer and Douglas Smith. The foundation is a nonprofit organization that promotes community support for the enhancement of high-quality education for the students and staff in the Shelby County School System.
Adam Reeves, financial adviser at Shoemaker Financial, has completed the requisite course of study at Christian Brothers University in financial planning. Reeves works primarily with physicians and dentists.
Jeff Wages has joined Crye-Leike Realtors’ Commercial Division in the Memphis corporate headquarters. Wages transferred his license to Crye-Leike from ReMax, where he worked for the previous six years. Wages specializes in brokering all types of commercial real estate transactions.
Virginia Ralston recently received the fourth annual Bob James Award during a reception by Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region. The Bob James Award honors an individual’s support of the ideals of Planned Parenthood. Ralston is the state public policy chair of the American Association of University Women and a past president of the Memphis chapter of the Women’s Political Caucus.
Drs. Robert Demos, Richard Grossman, Robert Kerlan and Randal Weber have been awarded the Outstanding Alumni Award by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine. The award honors alumni recognized by the executive committee of its alumni council as having made distinguished contributions to the health care industry. Demos, as chief of obstetrics and gynecology at Tennessee and Georgia hospitals, has delivered more than 10,000 babies. Grossman founded the Grossman Burn Center at Sherman Oaks Hospital in Sherman Oaks, Calif. Kerlan was elected to the presidency of Saint Francis Hospital and the Saint Francis Hospital
Independent Practice Association. Weber is the Huber L. and Olive Stringer Distinguished Professor of Cancer Research and chairman of the Department of Head and Neck Surgery at The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.
Ami Jennings and Angela Adair of Memphis Obstetrics and Gynecological Association have been promoted as office managers at its Germantown and DeSoto offices, respectively. Jennings served as a medical assistant and office manager at MOGA’s DeSoto office before her promotion. Adair is a trained sonographer and has worked for Baptist Hospital and MOGA.
James H. Bolden has been promoted to director of police services/public safety at Southwest Tennessee Community College. Bolden came to Southwest in June as associate director of police services/public safety after serving 32 years in law enforcement. Before coming to Southwest, Bolden served as director of Homeland Security for District 11 and worked at Crichton College.
Donna K. Fisher, Thomas L Henderson, Charles V. Holmes and Frederick J. Lewis have been named to the 2009 “Best Lawyers” list in the new edition of “The Best Lawyers in America.” All four work at Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart PC in the area of labor and employment law.
James L. Cresswell Jr. has joined the firm of McDonald Kuhn PLLC as an associate.