VOL. 125 | NO. 184 | Wednesday, September 22, 2010
Bardos Named Dean at St. Agnes Academy-St. Dominic School
By Taylor Shoptaw
Denny Bardos has joined St. Agnes Academy-St. Dominic School as dean of enrollment management and financial aid.
Education: Bachelor of Arts, psychology, Christian Brothers University
Work Experience: Prior to joining SAA-SDS, I spent 16 years in college admissions.
Family: My wife, Amanda, and I have three children:Daniel, 14; Breana, 11; and Brandon, 2.
Favorite quote: “Many a truth is said in jest.” William Shakespeare
Last book read: “The Little Big Things” by Tom Peters
Favorite music: I like anything from Beethoven to Blink 182, but alternative is my favorite.
Favorite movie: The original “Batman” with Jack Nicholson
Sports team: Chicago Cubs
Activities you enjoy outside of work: I enjoy spending time with my family, reading, and biking.
What talent do you wish you had? I wish I could play the piano.
Who has had the greatest influence on you? My mother. She was an incredibly generous, loving, spiritual, and caring woman.
What drew you to St. Agnes Academy-St. Dominic School? I wanted to be able to utilize my background in admissions and financial aid at an excellent independent school.
What do you consider your greatest professional accomplishments? Seeing students whom I recruited go on to become very successful in their lives.
What do you most enjoy about your work? Working with families to show them all the outstanding benefits of a SAA-SDS education!
Brian Sullivan has been appointed to the United States Tennis Association’s board of directors for the state of Tennessee. Sullivan, principal of CS2 Advertising, will serve as the vice president for the Memphis area.
Bass, Berry & Sims PLC has been recognized as a standout law firm that is sought after by corporate clients during securities litigation matters by the Litigation Outlook 2011 study conducted by BTI Consulting Group Inc.
Stephen Ceccoli has been presented the 2010 Jameson M. Jones Award for Outstanding Faculty Service at Rhodes College. Ceccoli has been chair of the international studies department at Rhodes since 2006.
Running Pony Projects has won two Clarion Awards. The awards were given for a short documentary about Tennessee’s Duck River, produced for Homewood Suites by Hilton and the Nature Conservancy, and for “Smart Medicine,” a monthly health and medical program on WKNO-TV.
Bryan Polozola has been admitted to BDO USA LLP’s partnership. BDO provides assurance, tax, financial advisory and consulting services.
Five lawyers from Burch, Porter & Johnson PLLC, have been identified as outstanding practitioners in their fields in the most recent edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2010. W.J. Michael Cody and Jef Feibelman were recognized in the field of general litigation. C. Thomas Cates, W. Rowlett Scott and LeeAnne Marshall Cox were chosen for their work in real estate.
Christiana Leibovich has been promoted to director of development at Opera Memphis. Renee Davis has been promoted to patron services manager/grant writer.
McRae Lenahan has been promoted to associate account manager at Signature Advertising & Marketing Solutions. Brandy Ganier has joined Signature as a production manager and Kenny Wilson has joined as a web developer.