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By Updated: April 10, 2019 4:00 AM CT | Published: April 09, 2019 9:36 PM CT

<strong>David Hill</strong>

David Hill

David Hill has joined Turner Construction Co. as a senior estimator in the Memphis office. In that role, he will coordinate and participate in the preparation of all estimates from Turner Memphis, as well as manage all estimation functions during preconstruction. Hill comes to Turner with more than 35 years of construction experience, primarily as a project manager and estimator for projects across a variety of sectors. He is a graduate of Mississippi State University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in construction and engineering technology in 1985 and a master’s degree in business administration in 1989.

 

David Tashie has been named president and chief operating officer of Malco Theatres. Tashie, the son of Malco co-chairman Jimmy Tashie and great-grandson of founder M.A. Lightman Sr., joined the family business in 1998 and most recently served as senior vice president of operations. He will continue to oversee day-to-day operations for the 102-year-old chain, which includes 34 theater locations across the Mid-South, plus bowling/family entertainment centers in Louisiana and Mississippi.

 

<strong>Roc Johnson</strong>

Roc Johnson

Roc Johnson has joined inferno as director of digital services. In his new role with the advertising, public relations, design and digital marketing firm, he is responsible for managing the digital services department while also supervising the design, programming, development and management of all interactive projects. Johnson began his web development and design career in 1995 and most recently served as manager of web engineering for Healthgrades in Raleigh, North Carolina. He received his Bachelor of Arts in music business from the University of Memphis and went on to study multimedia at San Francisco State University.

 

<strong>Dr. Evan S. Glazer</strong>

Dr. Evan S. Glazer

Dr. Evan S. Glazer, assistant professor in the Division of Surgical Oncology and the Department of Surgery in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Medicine, has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract to study a protein’s role in pancreatic cancer progression. The funding comes through the organization’s Career Development Award, which establishes young faculty members as basic or clinical scientific investigators in digestive diseases. The two-year grant, with support from UTHSC and Methodist University Hospital, will allow Glazer to examine living pancreatic cancer tissue from patients.

 

Legacy Wealth Management Inc. has been recognized by InvestmentNews as a 2019 Best Places to Work for Financial Advisers. It is the second consecutive year Legacy has been named to the list, with the company placing in the top five in the country both years. The ranking, compiled by InvestmentNews and Best Companies Group, is based on employer and employee surveys about company culture, benefits, career paths and other topics. The 22 professionals at Legacy Wealth Management manage over $1 billion in assets for more than 1,000 clients.


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