U of M’s Bingham Elected To Board Of American Psychological Association

By Taylor Shoptaw

Dr. Rosie Phillips Bingham

Jessica Dawkins

Ron Guy

Scott Boucher

Jasmine Hicks

Nicole Seltzer

David Sams

Dr. Rosie Phillips Bingham, vice president for student affairs and a professor in counseling, education psychology and research at the University of Memphis, has been elected to the board of directors of the American Psychological Association.

Bingham has served as president of the Association of University and College Counseling Center Directors, the International Association of Counseling Services and the Society of Counseling Psychology of the APAP.

Dr. Christopher J. Knott-Craig has been appointed chief of the Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and co-director of Pediatric Cardiovascular Institute at Le Bonheur Children’s Medical Center. Knott-Craig comes from the University of Alabama Medical Center at Birmingham. He received his medical degree in 1977 and completed his surgical training in 1978 from the University of Cape Town, Groote Schuur Hospital, South Africa.

Jessica Dawkins has joined Weichert, Realtors-Chapman & Associates as a broker’s assistant. Dawkins will assist the broker and Weichert agents with auditing listing files, updating the status of properties and following contracts from beginning to closing.

Paige Arnold of Crye-Leike Realtors has earned the Seller Representative Specialist professional designation. Arnold is an affiliate broker in the company’s Midtown branch office. Also, Ron Guy has joined Crye-Leike Realtors as an affiliate broker in the Forest Hill-Irene branch office. Prior to joining Crye-Like, Guy was an investment banker and was inducted into the Louisiana Speakers Hall of Fame. Guy has been a licensed Realtor since 1975.

Dennis Hubbard has been elected as an associate by the associates and partners of Askew Hargraves Harcourt & Associates Inc. Hubbard has worked with A2H since August 2006 in HVAC, plumbing, fire suppression design and compressed air systems, along with systems commissioning. Also, Allen Williams has been elected as an associate at A2H. As a Civil Department manager, he will manage a staff of 18 professionals, designers and administrative support.

The Peabody hotel has hired Scott Boucher as director of rooms division. Jasmine Hicks has been promoted to chef de cuisine at Capriccio Grill. Lana McDonald and Timothy Quinn have been hired as national sales managers for the Southeast and financial markets for The Peabody sales team. Also, Nicole Seltzer has been hired as the national sales manager for the West Coast market for The Peabody sales team.

Watkins Uiberall PLLC and J. William Appling & Associates have formed Watkins Uiberall Strategic Consulting Group LLC. The company will specialize in providing customized financial, accounting, business advisory, process alignment and delivery improvements to clients in the health and medical industries as well as a wide variety of industry segments.

Dr. Raza Dilawari has been appointed associate chief medical officer for the University of Tennessee Medical Group. Dilawari also has been appointed as vice chairman for Methodist University Hospital effective Oct. 1. Dilawari currently serves as professor of surgery and associate director of the surgical training program at Methodist University.

Edward J. McKenney Jr. of Harris Shelton Hanover Walsh PLLC has been elected treasurer of the

Tennessee Municipal Attorneys Association. A graduate of the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, McKenney has been practicing in Memphis for more than 30 years.

David Sams has been named director of environment, health and safety at Verso Paper Corp. Sams’ experience includes positions with Emerson Electric, Occidental Chemical and International Paper Co.

Girls Inc. has awarded Martha Perrin the 2008 Strong Award, My Harrison the 2008 Bold Award and Judy Bell the 2008 Smart Award. Girls Inc. is a national youth organization dedicated to inspiring all girls to be strong, smart and bold.