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VOL. 125 | NO. 67 | Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Institute of Classical Architecture Elects McClure to Chapter Board of Directors

By Taylor Shoptaw

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Mark McClure has been elected to the board of directors of the Tennessee Chapter of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Classical America. He will serve a three-year term.

McClure is a partner in the Memphis firm of Menzer McClure Architects. McClure is a registered architect in Tennessee, Mississippi and North Carolina. He holds a bachelor’s degree in architecture from Mississippi State University.

The chapter is one of a dozen nationwide affiliated with the New York City-based institute, a nonprofit group dedicated to advancing the classical tradition in architecture, urbanism and their allied arts.

Saul C. Belz and Oscar C. Carr III are listed in the March 2010 SuperLawyers Corporate Counsel Edition. The issue features the top SuperLawyers in the field of business litigation. Belz concentrates his practice in the areas of business litigation, commercial disputes of all types, complex litigation, appeals and employment law. Carr is a partner and a former chief manager at the firm. He practices in the area of litigation with an emphasis on business, construction, environmental and other civil litigation.

Michael Law has joined Memphis Goodwill Industries as vice president of human resources. Law will head up human resources operations at existing and planned Goodwill facilities. He formerly served as leadership development manager at The ServiceMaster Co. Law has more than 13 years of experience in human resources and has taught human resources management as an adjunct college professor in the past.

Brian Wilhite has joined Memphis Plywood Corp. as a draftsman. Wilhite’s responsibilities will include shop drawing, programming and designing. Wilhite comes to Memphis Plywood from Looney Ricks Kiss Architects where he worked as an architectural intern. He also served as a charter member of the LRK REVIT development group for three years.

Dr. Diane Todd Pace has been invited to join the board of Health Information Partnership for Tennessee, a statewide committee charged with implementing the secure exchange of health information. Pace is the first nursing expert on the 12-member board. She is assistant dean for faculty practice in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing.

EnSafe Inc. has won a Grand Award for Engineering Excellence in the statewide 2010 Engineering Excellence Awards competition sponsored by the American Council of Engineering Companies of Tennessee. EnSafe received the award for its surveying/mapping technology project, Optimizing I-69 Route Design Via Geophysics. Honor Awards for Engineering Excellence were presented to six Memphis firms for projects in Memphis and West Tennessee. They include Askew Hargraves Harcourt & Associates Inc., Burns Cooley Dennis Inc., Burr & Cole Consulting Engineers Inc., Pickering Firm Inc., EnSafe Inc. and Fisher & Arnold.

Hardwood Matters, the flagship publication of the National Hardwood Lumber Association, has been honored with a Silver Award in Association TRENDS’ 2009 All-Media Contest. It was one of more than 425 entries in the association publications contest.

Chris Suarez has joined Askew Hargraves Harcourt & Associates Inc. as plumbing/fire protection designer. Suarez is a member of the American Society of Plumbing Engineers and has more than 25 years of experience in plumbing/fire protection design. Ethan Knight has joined the firm as a civil project designer. He is a graduate of Auburn University. Jennifer Giles has joined the accounting department of A2H. She is a graduate of the University of Memphis. Angela Gafford has joined the firm as an intern architect. She is a graduate of Mississippi State University. Bob Haynie has joined A2H as a senior transportation engineer. Haynie is a registered professional engineer in Tennessee, Florida, Alabama, Arkansas and Mississippi. He has extensive experience in the field of traffic engineering.

Southwest Tennessee Community College captured gold, silver, bronze and merit awards at the 25th Annual Education Advertising Awards. The competition is the largest educational advertising award contest in the country. Southwest won in Newspaper Single Ad, Newspaper Insert, Radio Series, Catalog 2008-1010 and Magazine Single Ad.

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