VOL. 125 | NO. 8 | Wednesday, January 13, 2010
Dewald Selected to Chair Life and Health Insurance Foundation
Jack Dewald will serve as chairman of the board for the Life and Health Insurance Foundation for Education.
Dewald is president and owner of Agency Services Inc.
He is a graduate of the University of Arkansas and a member of the board of directors for The Marketing Alliance. Dewald previously served as chairman of the National Association of Independent Life Brokerage Agencies.
He also has served as a NAILBA Charitable Foundation officer, Memphis National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors Chapter president and as president of the Memphis Health Underwriters Association.
Joseph P. Hagan has been elected chairman of the board of trustees for the Tennessee Architects’ Political Action Committee. Hagan is a principal for Architecture Inc. As chairman, Hagan will act as TAPAC’s primary representative for political activities and will provide leadership to trustees through handling meetings and membership reports and overseeing voting on important organizational responsibilities.
Dr. Stephen P. Goldberg has joined the Department of Pediatrics at UT Medical Group Inc. Goldberg is a pediatric cardiothoracic surgeon at Le Bonheur Children’s Medical Center Cardiovascular Institute. Goldberg earned his medical degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine and completed his internship and residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Marc Scheinberg has joined Keller Williams Realty.
Amy and Michael Egerman have been awarded the Germantown Area Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year award sponsored by First Tennessee. The Egermans own Dazzle, a fashion jewelry and accessory store. They will be presented with the award Jan. 21 at the chamber’s annual dinner gala.
The Mortgage Bankers Association of Memphis has announced its 2010 board of directors. They are Sam Goff, president; Greg Ellenburg, president-elect; Dean Puryear, vice president; West Beibers, secretary-treasurer; Meribeth LaBarreare, board member; Chris Bowers, board member; H. Michael Wiegert, board member; Allen McCool, associate director; and Lyle Irish, associate director.
Barbara Clinton has joined Relax the Back as medical liaison and back care consultant. Clinton will lead the store’s new medical partnership program. Clinton previously worked as a surgery scheduler at the Medical Center of Plano in Plano, Texas. Prior to that, she was a medical assistant at Texas Interventional Pain Care.
John Hendrix has joined the Germantown office of Shoemaker Financial as a registered representative. His focus will be on business owners and recent retirees.
Claire Owen of Crye-Leike Realtors has been named the 2009 Realtor Associate of the Year by the Memphis Area Association of Realtors. Owen has been a full-time licensed Realtor in Tennessee since 1989. She specializes in residential real estate sales with a focus on first-time homebuyers, new home construction and relocation. She was named the Women’s Council of Realtors Memphis Chapter “Realtor of the Year” in 2006 and is a life member of Crye-Leike’s Multi-Million Dollar Club.
The Memphis Bar Association has received two Luminary Awards from the National Association of Bar Executives Communications Section: one for its Web site, www.memphisbar.org, and the other for excellence in regular publications for Memphis Lawyer, the association’s bimonthly magazine. Dottie McCallen is the MBA communications director whose efforts were recognized. Liz Landrigan Keough and Sean Antone Hunt currently serve as co-chairs of the MBA Publications Committee responsible for Memphis Lawyer.
Lauren Oxner has joined Ducks Unlimited as a communications specialist. Oxner will write, edit and distribute press releases to the media, write copy for the Ducks Unlimited Web site, write speeches for Ducks Unlimited staff and volunteers and write scripts for video projects.