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Andy Nelson (BS), a former Tiger football standout who played eight seasons in the NFL, was inducted into the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame.


Louis F. Allen (BS), an attorney with Glankler Brown, was named to Mid-South SuperLawyers.


Victor L. Robilio Jr.Victor L. Robilio Jr. (BBA), a worldwide importer of wines, spirits and water, was elected the 50th president of the Auxiliary to the Memphis Bar Association. The husband of Circuit Court Judge Kay Spalding Robilio (BA ’73, JD ’80), he is the first male to hold that office.



Donald R. Hundley (BBA), a CPA financial forensics expert with Donald R. Hundley CPA in Nashville, received the Certified Financial Forensics (CFF) credential from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.


Walter Lee Davis Jr. (BBA), a Johnson City, Tenn., estate planning and probate attorney, was selected for inclusion in SuperLawyers magazine. He also was named one of the 150 Best Lawyers in Tennessee by Business TN.


Dr. Priscilla Nellum DavisDr. Priscilla Nellum Davis (BSEd, MA ’72) is professor of communicative disorders and president of the Black Faculty and Staff Association at the University of Alabama.




A. Stephen McDaniel (BBA, JD ’73), an attorney with Williams, McDaniel, Wolfe & Womack, was selected by Worth magazine as one of the top 100 estate planning attorneys in the country, his second annual award from the magazine. He is included in the 2008 edition of the The Best Lawyers in America and was again named in the 2009 edition of Business TN magazine as one of the top 150 attorneys in Tennessee.

Glen G. ReidGlen G. Reid (BBA, JD ’71), a member of Wyatt, Tarrant and Combs, was named among the 150 best lawyers in Tennessee by Business TN magazine. The statewide publication cited his extensive experience in defense litigation.


Stephen Simpson (BSEd, MEd ’70) is headmaster of Briarcrest Christian School.


Richard Glassman (BS, JD ’72), a partner in Glassman, Edwards, Wade & Wyatt, was named a fellow of the Council on Litigation Management.

Michael C. Williams (BA, JD ’73) was selected for inclusion in the 2009 The Best Lawyers in America with a specialty in real estate law. Williams practices with the firm of Evans Petree Bogatin.


Brier Smith Turner (BA), executive director of the Fire Museum of Memphis, received the National Philanthropy Day Crystal Award for Outstanding Executive Leader from the Association of Fundraising Professionals.


Don Donati (BA ’71), an attorney with the Donati Law Firm, was selected for inclusion in the 2009 The Best Lawyers in America in the area of labor and employment law.


William M. Morris (BS) released a cookbook on competitive barbecue, They Were Smokin’. The book highlights 25 years of barbecue competition at the Memphis in May International Festival. Morris lives in Knoxville with his wife, Susan.

Dr. Karen Steckol Dr. Karen Steckol (MA, PhD ’78) is professor and chair of the Department of Communicative Disorders and president of the Faculty Senate at the University of Alabama.




Guy Carter (BBA) is president and managing partner of The Carter Group, which recently expanded internationally.

Calvin Flowers (BBA) is president of Calvin’s Clocks, which sells, services and restores new and antique clocks.

Ron Poe (BBA, MBA ’78, JD ’79) of The Poe Firm received the 2008 Tennessee Realtor Educator of the Year Award from the Tennessee Association of Realtors.

Jim Pogue (BSET, MS ’75) is chief of public affairs for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Memphis District.

Dale H. TuttleDale H. Tuttle (BBA, JD ’77), a partner in the law firm of Glassman, Edwards, Wade & Wyatt, was reappointed to a second term on Tennessee’s Judicial Selection Commission.


Joseph B. Walker (JD), an attorney with Adams and Reese, was selected for inclusion in the 2009 The Best Lawyers in America.

C. Barry Ward (JD), an attorney with Glankler Brown, was named to Mid-South SuperLawyers.


James H. Bolden (BA) was promoted to director of police services/public safety at Southwest Tennessee Community College.

B. Douglas Earthman (JD), an attorney with Glankler Brown, was named to Mid-South SuperLawyers.

Charles W. Hill (BA, JD ’77), an attorney with Glankler Brown, was named to Mid-South SuperLawyers.

Edward J. McKenney Jr. (BBA, JD ’77), a member of Harris Shelton Hanover Walsh, was elected treasurer of the Tennessee Municipal Attorneys Association.

John Noland John Noland (JD) was included in the 2009 The Best Lawyers in America. Noland is chair of the commercial litigation division of Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt of Fort Myers, Fla., and general counsel to several corporate clients.



Ronald E. CardwellRonald E. Cardwell (JD) was selected for inclusion in the 2009 The Best Lawyers in America in the areas of administrative and environmental law. He is a shareholder with the McNair Law Firm’s Greenville, S.C., office.


Hayden Lait (JD) was selected for inclusion in the 2009 The Best Lawyers in America in the area of alternative dispute resolution. He also serves as chair of the state Alternative Dispute Resolution Commission and is an adjunct professor at the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law.

Carol Warren (BBA) was appointed bursar for the U of M. She has been with the University for more than 15 years, and previously served as assistant bursar.


David M. Cook (JD) of the Hardison Law Firm was included in the 2009 The Best Lawyers in America. He also was named to the 2009 Mid-South SuperLawyers list and was recognized as one of the 150 Best Business Lawyers in Tennessee by Business TN.

Charles Cottam (BBA, JD ’80) recently formed the law firm of Magids Cottam in Memphis.

Judge Tim Dwyer (BA, JD ’80) of General Sessions Criminal Court and the Shelby County Drug Court was honored with the 2008 Chancellor Charles A. Rond Memorial Award for outstanding judge of the year. The award is presented by the Young Lawyer Division of the Memphis Bar Association.

Sanford E. Holmes (BA) of Dayton, Ohio, received AARP Ohio’s 2008 Andrus Award for Community Service, the association’s most prestigious award for volunteer community service. A retired Air Force major, Holmes is a substitute teacher for the Mad River School District and a former labor representative for the Ohio Association of Public School Employees.

Kini Kedigh PlumleeKini Kedigh Plumlee (BA), editor of Le Bonheur magazine, received a 2008 Clarion Award for Magazine Feature Article – Internal from the Association for Women in Communications. Her story about Le Bonheur dialysis patient Jermaine Chamberlain ran in the fall 2007 issue. Plumlee is a communications specialist for Le Bonheur Foundation.

Jerry O. Potter (JD) of the Hardison Law Firm was included in the 2009 The Best Lawyers in America. He also was named to the 2009 Mid-South SuperLawyers list.

James Summers James Summers (JD), a partner in Allen, Summers, Simpson, Lillie & Gresham, was named to Mid-South SuperLawyers in the field of construction litigation.




Dr. Craig FormbyDr. Craig Formby (MA) is Distinguished Graduate Research Professor at the University of Alabama. He is known for his research with tinnitus and has served as a section editor for the Journal of Speech Language and Hearing Research.

R. Hunter Humphreys (JD), an attorney with Glankler Brown, was named to Mid-South SuperLawyers.


John Blumberg (BBA) earned the designation of Certified Speaking Professional, conferred by the National Speakers Association and the International Federation of Professional Speakers. Blumberg, of Naperville, Ill., has spoken in 10 countries on three continents and is the author of Silent Alarm.

Gregg Tingle (BBA) was named 2008 National Salesman of the Year for John Morrell Inc. He and Lorrie Tingle (BBA ’79, BSEd ’80) have been married for 29 years and have two daughters, Lauren and Lana.

Mona Newsome Wicks (AN, BSN ’81) received the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing Outstanding Alumni Award. She is a professor and associate dean for research at the college.


G. Harvey Boswell (JD), federal bankruptcy judge for the Western District of Tennessee, was appointed to the Sixth Circuit Court’s Bankruptcy Appellate Panel.

David Craig (BBA, JD ’82) was promoted to senior manager with Deloitte Tax.


John A. Good (BBA, JD ’87) was selected for inclusion in the 2009 The Best Lawyers in America in the areas of banking law, corporate governance and compliance, corporate law, mergers and acquisitions and securities law. He is an attorney with Bass, Berry & Sims.

Darryl Harmon (BBA) was named Wells Fargo & Co. regional president for Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia. He leads the retail, small business and business banking operations in those states and is based in Atlanta.

Jimmy Ogle Jimmy Ogle (BSEd) received the Spirit of Memphis Award from the Memphis Convention & Visitors Bureau for his contributions to the Memphis community and to the city’s hospitality industry. Ogle is vice president of operations for the Ericson Group Inc. He also is the clock operator for Tiger basketball games at FedExForum.


Blanchard E. Tual Blanchard E. Tual (MA), an attorney with Tual Graves, was selected for inclusion in the 2009 The Best Lawyers in America. He is a past president of the U of M Alumni Association.



Teri Van Frank (BBA) is senior vice president and chief operating officer for Share One, where she oversees general operations and communications.

David Wedaman (MBA), founder and president of the intermodal marketing company ReTransportation, was inducted into the Society of Entrepreneurs.


John M. EmersonJohn M. Emerson (BSET) was named an Associate Technical Fellow with The Boeing Company. The Technical Fellowship Program recognizes about one percent of company employees for their technical contributions at the enterprise, industry and international levels.


Kay Delaney Hart (MEd) was named 2008 West Tennessee Grand Division Teacher of the Year, recognizing her as one of the top three teachers in the state of Tennessee. She teaches English, drama and creative writing at Scotts Hill High School in Henderson County.


William L. Hendricks Jr. (BS, JD ’85), an attorney with Glankler Brown, was named to Mid-South SuperLawyers.

Scott McCormickScott McCormick (BBA) was named executive director of the Plough Foundation.




Loren R. Grossman (JD) is an educational advocate who recently earned her EdD from the University of Southern California.

Dr. Mary Ellen Jukoski (EdD), president of Mitchell College in New London, Conn., received the William Crawford Distinguished Service Award from the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut. The award recognized her many contributions to the college, the local community and eastern Connecticut. Jukoski served as the college’s dean and acting president before being appointed president in 1995.

Sharon Taylor McKinney (BA) was named one of “50 Women Who Make a Difference” by Memphis Woman magazine. She is a business enterprise specialist with the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development.

Ginger Morgan (BA), executive director of the Memphis Shelby County Humane Society, was named one of “50 Women Who Make a Difference” by Memphis Woman magazine.


Kathryn Brinson (MA) joined the Le Bonheur Foundation as a director of development.

Russell Fowler (BA, JD ’87) is associate director of Legal Aid of East Tennessee and adjunct professor of political science at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, where he teaches constitutional law courses. He is one of the authors of Why
Coolidge Matters
, to be pub-lished this summer. Co-authors include Sen. John Kerry and former Massachusetts governor Michael Dukakis. Fowler has written more than 40 pub-lications on law and legal history.

Laurie M. ThorntonLaurie M. Thornton (JD), an attorney with Glankler Brown, received the Frank J. Glankler Jr. Pro Bono Award. She concentrates her practice in residential and commercial real estate law.


Dr. Lucindia ChanceDr. Lucindia “Cindi” Chance (EdD), dean of the college of Education at Georgia Southern University, was named a Fulbright Specialist by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, the Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs of the Department of State and the Council for International Exchange of Scholars. She also was appointed to the board of directors of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education.

Thomas L. Henderson (JD), a shareholder in Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, was named as a top lawyer in labor and employment law in the 2009 The Best Lawyers in America.

Deborah Hester (BBA) is president and CEO of Girls Inc.

Suzanne Landers (JD) was included in the 2009 The Best Lawyers in America in the area of alternative dispute resolution. In 1997 she established The Landers Firm, which focuses on family law and mediation.

David Pickler David Pickler (JD) is the 2009 president of the Tennessee School Boards Association. Pickler has served on the Shelby County Board of Education since 1998. He is president and CEO of Pickler Wealth Advisors and managing partner at the Pickler Law Firm.


Jack Sammons (BBA) was elected chair of the Tennessee Athletic Commission.


Mari Burns Lee (MFA) had three paintings shown in an exhibit at the Pudong Center in Shanghai, China: one enamel on canvas and two oil on canvas abstracts. The exhibit was mounted by XU International Art Gallery of Hot Springs, Ark. Lee is the founder, director and instructor at the Kanis Road Arts Workshop in Little Rock.

John Ogle (BBA, MBA ’04) is chief financial officer of Luminetx, which develops and commercializes medical products and biometric technologies.


Amy J. AmundsenAmy J. Amundsen (JD) presented the seminar “How to Protect Your Divorce Client During These Hard Economic Times – Some Helpful Tax and Bankruptcy Tips” at the National Continuing Legal Education Institute in Vail, Colo. She is a partner with the firm of Rice Amundsen & Caperton and has been selected as a fellow of both the American Bar Foundation and the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.

Julie Buckner Armstrong (MA) edited The Civil Rights Reader: American Literature from Jim Crow to Reconciliation, an anthology of drama, essays, fiction and poetry about the civil rights movement. She is an associate professor of English at the University of South Florida.

Tucker BeckTucker Beck (BBA) received the 2008 Volunteer of the Year Award for service to the Memphis Italian Festival. He has been in commercial estate with Crye-Leike Commercial Inc. for 14 years and is a member of the Memphis Area Association of Realtors.


Michael Burose (BBA) joined the city of Memphis as a senior investment analyst. He also is a member of the city’s Pension Investment Committee.


G. Rice Byars Jr. (JD), an attorney with Shelton Hanover Walsh, was included in the 2009 The Best Lawyers in America.

Marilyn Iskiwitz Califf (MFA) showed her acrylic painting “Turkey: Crossroads of the World” at Artists on Central during the 2008 Memphis in May International Festival honoring Turkey. One of Califf’s paper collages, “Illuminated Illusions,” has been chosen for a juried exhibition by Artists’ Link, a volunteer art group.

Brenda Evans (BSN) received the award for Health Care Provider Non-Physician at the Memphis Business Journal’s 10th annual Health Care Heroes Awards. Evans is a family nurse practitioner for Baptist Memorial Health Care Operation Outreach.

Michael Turkiewicz Michael Turkiewicz (BBA) moved to Bangkok, Thailand, to pursue business opportunities related to the Web industry and to experience Asia with his family. He and his wife, Christel, have three children, Tristan, Trafford and Blythe.


Kenneth E. Barnes (BS, MS ’98, JD ’07) is an attorney with the Crone & Mason Intellectual Property Law Practice Group. His focus is on patent and trademark protection. Previously Barnes was a senior research technologist for the Scientific Imaging Shared Resource at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Marvin Ellison (BBA) was promoted to executive vice president of U.S. stores for The Home Depot. He is the first African-American in Home Depot’s executive suites.

Barry Frager (JD) of The Frager Law Firm received the Federal Bar Association Immigration Law Section Commendation for Excellence in Providing Continuing Legal Education in Immigration Law.

Kathilynn “Kat” Phillips (JD), a former Shelby County assistant district attorney, screened her award-winning film Chasing the White Dragon at the Indie Memphis Film Festival. Phillips wrote, directed and produced the film, which won a best screenplay award at its world premiere at the Rhode Island International Film Festival.

John E. “Trey” Trainum III (BBA, MBA ’90) is a sales representative for Oakman Hardwood Inc. of Oakman, Ala., where he is responsible for marketing and logistics of the company’s domestic and import/export lumber and industrial wood products.


Carol Kennemore Kleywegt (BBA) married Dr. Anton J. Kleywegt in Atlanta on Feb. 16, 2008, and celebrated a second ceremony with the groom’s family in Cape Town, South Africa, in July. Carol is director of marketing for Moneta Corp., a financial services software company in Atlanta. The couple lives in Smyrna, Ga.

Corey B. Trotz (JD) was included in the list of Top 100 SuperLawyers in Tennessee and Top 50 SuperLawyers in Memphis by Law & Politics. He is a member of Nahon, Saharovich & Trotz.

Amy Weirich (JD) was named chief prosecutor of the Shelby County District Attorney’s Gang and Narcotics Prosecution Unit.

Cmdr. Mark Wheeler (BA) is serving as supply officer on the Seattle-based aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis, where he manages 13 officers and 600 sailors. He most recently completed tours as executive assistant to the chief of the Navy Supply Corps and at the Navy Headquarters at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C.  


Terry N. McKeeTerry N. McKee (BBA) and Michelle Lyles McKee (BBA) are celebrating their 10th business anniversary as owners of KeeFORCE, a company that provides outsourced information technology services to corporations.  

Stephanie Richardson (MS), an independent executive director with The Pampered Chef, received Top Performance Cluster Awards for personal sales, personal recruits, first line cluster sales, overall cluster sales and balanced business.


LeeAnn Christopherson (BFA) created Dream Team Nursery, which offers a line of officially licensed collegiate baby bedding and nursery items.

A. Christopher DrownA. Christopher Drown signed a publishing deal with Tyrannosaurus Press and will see the release of his first novel, A Mage of None Magic, in September. This past March his short story, “The Swing,” was selected as a 2009 Darrell Award finalist.


Christopher G. Lazarini (JD), an attorney with Bass, Berry & Sims, was selected for inclusion in the 2009 The Best Lawyers in America in the area of alternative dispute resolution.

Paul J. Posey (JD) was appointed chief operating officer of Sedgwick Claims Management Services Inc. He had been executive vice president.

Phillip Renfroe (BBA) was named president and CEO of Community Bank in Lexington, Tenn. He had been vice president since 2003. Renfroe and his wife, Dachelle Reeves Renfroe (BSN ’94), have three children. The youngest, Jack Trevor, was born last Thanksgiving.


John H. Clark III (BBA) published his first book, God’s Heartbeat. Clark has been a Navy officer for the past 25 years and holds an MBA from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, Calif. The book draws on his experiences in Iraq as well as service aboard ships, submarines and at air stations.

Glenn Knight (BBA) married Amy Watts of Oklahoma City in June. Glenn is the Midwest sales manager with AmeriForce Publishing Inc., which publishes military consumer magazines and guides for all branches of the military and their families.  
Dan Murrell (MA), director of planned giving for the U of M, was named Outstanding Fundraising Executive by the Memphis chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.

Walt Schuler (BBA), a shareholder in the law firm of Evans Petree Bogatin, was elected to the executive council of the Tennessee Bar Association health law section.

Steve Townsdin (JD) joined Domico Kyle as an associate attorney. He previously was a senior assistant city attorney for Memphis and served as co-counsel for the Memphis Charter Commission.

Lyle Udell (BBA) was promoted to senior manager with the Assurance and Enterprise Rush Services practice of Deloitte & Touche.

Lew Wardlaw (BA, MPA ’99, JD ’03) was selected to participate in the Tennessee Bar Association’s 2009 Leadership Law program. Wardlaw is an attorney with Martin Tate Morrow & Marston.


Kirk CarawayKirk Caraway (BA, JD ’97), a partner in Allen, Summers, Simpson, Lillie & Gresham, was named a rising star in the field of labor and employment litigation by Mid-South SuperLawyers. Caraway also received the Sam A. Myar Jr. Memorial Award from the Memphis Bar Association as a young lawyer who has rendered outstanding service to the Memphis and Shelby County legal profession and community.

Eric Melkent (BFA) was promoted to vice president for brand development at carpenter/sullivan/sossaman.


Darryl Gresham Darryl Gresham (JD) a partner in Allen, Summers, Simpson, Lillie & Gresham, was selected as a fellow of the Memphis Bar Foundation.



Elizabeth Neff Lemmonds (BA, MA ’00) is communications and marketing liaison with The Leadership Academy.

Emily C. Moth (BA) is senior sales consultant to the Nashville office of BCG Systems Inc., a technology solutions provider company headquartered in Akron, Ohio.

Melissa Meador Robinson (BA, MAT ’01) is coordinator of Pre-K–6th Clinical Experiences in the U of M College of Education’s Office of School Based Clinical Practice. She lives in Arlington with her husband, Jeff Robinson (BBA ’00), and their son, Pierce.

Terry Tutor (MFA) and his wife, Mary Monk-Tutor, published a coffee table-style book, Drug Store Soda Fountains of the Southeast, which features 50 soda fountains still in operation, several of them in Tennessee. Tutor did all the photography for the book.

William H. Watkins IIIWilliam H. “Trey” Watkins III (BBA) was promoted to member at Watkins Uiberall certified public accounting and financial advisory firm.



Kristee Bell (BSEd) is director of MemphisConnect, a program of the Leadership Academy that helps Memphis corporations recruit and retain talented employees.

Craig C. Conley (JD) joined Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz. He concentrates his practice in business litigation with a focus on health services and products. Previously he was in-house counsel for FedEx.

Micah Z. DukeMicah Z. Duke (BBA, MS ’99) joined Joseph Decosimo and Company as a tax manager. Before joining the firm he worked in public accounting for nine years.


Brian S. Faughnan (JD), an attorney with Adams and Reese, was selected for inclusion in the 2009 The Best Lawyers in America.


Jennifer Brereton (BBA) has been promoted to marketing manager for Terminix.

Brandon L. Cooper (BBA) was named vice president and commercial relationship manager for Trustmark Bank.

Wade HintonWade Hinton (JD) received the Top 45 Under 45 Award from the Tennessee NAACP. The award recognizes young professionals who demonstrate leadership excellence. Hinton is an attorney in the Chattanooga office of Miller & Martin.

Jody LappiJody Lappi (BBA) was promoted to manager in the Atlanta office of Carr, Riggs & Ingram, an accounting and business consulting firm.


Michael L. Russell (JD) was selected to participate in the Tennessee Bar Association’s 2009 Leadership Law program. Russell is managing partner at Gilbert Russell McWherter in Jackson, Tenn., where his practice is devoted to employee rights law.


Laura Stephens Martin (MHA, JD ’07) joined Harris Shelton Hanover Walsh, where she concentrates her practice in general, civil and commercial litigation.

Win Rawson (JD), general counsel for Benefit Recovery Inc., has been named president. He also retains a position at Lawrence & Russell, and divides his time between duties there and at Benefit Recovery.

Terrence Reed (JD) was selected to participate in the Tennessee Bar Association’s 2009 Leadership Law program. Reed is a senior attorney in the Employee Litigation Group at FedEx Express.

Tony Silva (BM, MM ’03, DMA ’08, JD ’08) joined Jackson Lewis, a national labor and employment law firm, as an associate in the Global Immigration Practice Group.

Christian Townsend (BBA) is owner of Public-l Productions, which markets and produces custom-made recognition plaques.


Barry “Skipper” Bondurant (MS) is administrator and CEO of Baptist Memorial Hospital-Tipton.

Michelle Jiang (MBA, MS ’03) was promoted to manager at Deloitte & Touche.

Keith F. Schmitt (BBA, MBA ’03) is chief financial relationship manager for Kelman-Lazarov Inc.


Lisa Lucas (BSN) earned a master’s degree in nurse anesthesia from Arkansas State University. She is a certified registered nurse anesthetist and co-clinical coordinator at the Memphis VA Medical Center.


Andre B. Mathis Andre B. Mathis (BA), an attorney with Glankler Brown, was named to the board of directors of the Ben F. Jones Chapter of the National Bar Association.


Rashawn RayRashawn Ray (BA) is a PhD candidate in the Sociology Department at Indiana University, where he teaches race and ethnic relations. He is the coordinator of the Real Life Mentoring Academy and also manages


Thomas Rimes (MM) presented the premiere performance of his first full-length opera, The Long Ride Home, at the Independent Theatre in North Sydney, Australia.

Ashley Smith (BBA) was promoted to manager at Deloitte & Touche.

Brienne Smith (BBA, MBA ’04) is a client services manager with Legacy Wealth management and a Certified Financial Planner.

Ewelina Suchacka-McBroom (BBA, MA ’05) earned a master of science degree in mathematics from Tarleton State University in 2008 and is pursuing a doctorate in mathematics education at Texas State University.


Karl Chambless (BA) is serving on the Board of Aldermen of Oakland, Tenn.

Kimberly N. GallowayKimberly N. Galloway (JD), an attorney with the Nahon Saharovich & Trotz auto/workers compensation litigation group, was selected to participate in a Leadership Forum sponsored by the Memphis Bar Association.


Tommy L. White (BBA) is vice president of development for Chamberlain & McCreery Inc.


Eric H. Espey (JD) is a partner in the Beasley Law Firm.

Kacey L. Faughnan (JD), an attorney with Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, participated in the Memphis Bar Association’s Leadership Forum.

Jeremy L. McBroom (BPS) was promoted to the rank of captain in the U.S. Army.

Robert M. Sloan (BBA) is an affiliate broker with The Shopping Center Group.

Nicole Ward (BA) is a marketing assistant for the Memphis Symphony Orchestra.


Vanessa M. Cross (JD) was appointed to the 2009 Bankruptcy Court Liaison Committee for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Tennessee.

Cynthia Randolph-Ray (BSN) is a registered nurse in the Labor and Delivery Department at Bloomington Hospital. She is pursuing her master’s degree at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis to become a nurse practitioner. Randolph-Ray also volunteers at a pregnancy center.


Nolan M. JohnsonNolan M. Johnson (JD) joined the litigation practice in the Memphis office of Bass, Berry & Sims. He had served as a law clerk for Judge Holly M. Kirby of the Tennessee Court of Appeals.


Dusty “Dizzy D” Warren (BA) hit No. 1 on Billboard magazine’s hot singles sales chart with his song “What It Be Like.” The song also was ranked in the top 100 airplay chart for R&B and hip-hop songs on the radio.


Kevin HudsonKevin Hudson (JD) joined the litigation department in the Chattanooga office of Miller & Martin.


Suheir Rasul (MA) is co-director of the Jerusalem office of Search for Common Ground, an international non-profit organization focusing on conflict transformation and collaborative problem solving.

Marty Sullivan (BSEd) is a corporate account executive in ticket sales with Memphis Motorsports Park.

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