VOL. 124 | NO. 147 | Wednesday, July 29, 2009
Baldwin Joins Visible School As Department Chair, Professor
By Taylor Shoptaw
George Baldwin has been hired by Visible School as department chair and assistant professor of music business ministry and audio production.
Baldwin has an extensive career in the music industry, including working as director of publications at Christian recording labels Maranatha! Music and The Sparrow Corp., and has served as creative director of Lillenas Publishing Co. in Kansas City, Mo.
In addition, Baldwin has served as associate pastor of the worship and arts ministry at First Church of the Nazarene of Pasadena, Calif. Baldwin also has won four Dove Awards presented by the Gospel Music Association as an executive producer for choral music-recording projects for adults and children.
Kim Riley has been named president of First Horizon Insurance, a subsidiary of First Horizon National Corp. Riley has more than 25 years of experience in the insurance business. She joined First Tennessee Insurance Services in 2004 as senior vice president and manager of consumer insurance services. She most recently was chief operating officer for First Horizon Insurance. Riley succeeds George Anderson, who retired.
Physical therapists Lauren James, Casey Malone and Mark Temme of orthomemphis have passed the certification examination in the Mulligan Concept. Temme is the rehabilitation director at orthomemphis, where he has worked since 1998. James joined orthomemphis in 2005 after receiving a master’s degree in physical therapy from the University of Tennessee. Malone earned a master’s degree in physical therapy from the University of Tennessee and joined orthomemphis in 2003.
Lutemuka “Lute” Zuendoki has joined Crye-Leike Realtors’ Cordova office. Zuendoki still serves as the chief executive officer of AIC LLC, a professional services firm he founded in 2004. Zuendoki is a licensed Realtor associate in Tennessee assisting buyers and sellers in Shelby County.
Kate Pera has joined the Downtown Doubletree Hotels as catering director. Pera previously worked at Hilton Memphis, where she served as the director of catering and convention services for nine years. Prior to that position, Pera helped start and served as the general manager for Huey’s Catering LLC.
Henry Doggrell and Murray Riss have been appointed to the board of trustees of the Memphis College of Art. Doggrell also serves as vice president, general counsel and secretary of GTx Inc. Riss is a professional photographer for magazines, advertising agencies and corporations with clients, locally, nationally and internationally.
Scott Kirkpatrick has been promoted by RJ Young Co. as its new high-volume color specialist. Kirkpatrick began his career at RJ Young in 2008 as a territory account manager.
Three Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare associates have been awarded state awards from the Tennessee Health Information Management Association. Dee White,Sheri Henderson, Methodist North director of health information management, received the visionary award. Methodist University director of health information management, received the motivator award. And Shannon Hein, a health information legal specialist, received the outstanding student award.
Dena Thompson has earned the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses at Baptist Memorial Hospital. Thompson, who works in the Pulmonary Department, was nominated by fellow nurse Roslyn Jackson for her calm approach with patients and family members.
Chris McDermott and Robert Nelson of Grinder-Haizlip Construction have earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification.
UrbanArt projects by Anthony Lee and Greely Myatt have been included in this year’s Public Art Year in Review, selected by Americans for the Arts. Public art projects are nominated from around the country and 40 are selected each year.