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Movers & Shakers

Col. Zachary L. Miller will take command of the Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, at a change of command ceremony Friday, July 19. He succeeds Col. Michael A. Ellicott Jr.

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Dr. Glen Steele, Southern College of Optometry’s longest-serving faculty member and a co-founder of InfantSEE, has been inducted into the National Optometry Hall of Fame.

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The American Association of Community Colleges has appointed Southwest Tennessee Community College President Tracy D. Hall to its Commission on Economic Workforce Development.




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    Jeffrey Taylor has joined the University of Tennessee Health Science Center as chair of the Department of Physical Therapy and director of the new UTHSC Human Performance Research and Clinical Care Laboratory.

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    The Memphis Zoo has promoted Matt Thompson to chief zoological officer, a role in which he manages the direction of all animal programs and leads all decisions about animal care.

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    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has named Donny D. Davidson Jr. the new Memphis District deputy district engineer for programs and project management, a role in which he is the senior civilian adviser to the district commander. 

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    Mark Jordan has been appointed director of development for the Wolf River Conservancy, a role in which he manages fundraising goals and oversees annual giving, memberships, corporate gifts and events.

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    Joyce McKenzie, an affiliate broker in Crye-Leike Real Estate Services’ Collierville branch office, has been named the company’s 2018 West Tennessee Top Producing Agent.

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    Moore Tech College has promoted a key executive and added two more to its leadership team.

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    Capt. Alonza “Al” Ross has been installed as commanding officer of Naval Support Activity (NSA) Mid-South in Millington, replacing Capt. Michael S. Wathen, who is leaving for a post in Rhode Island.

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    Glankler Brown member Michael P. Coury has been named a fellow of the Tennessee Bar Foundation, an association of 868 attorneys across the state.

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    ServiceMaster by Stratos has promoted Salvador Cervantes to director of janitorial services, a newly created role. Cervantes joined ServiceMaster by Stratos in 2004 as a service partner and worked his way up through the organization’s structure.

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    Sherry Turner is joining Rhodes College as the vice president of strategic initiatives, a newly created role in which she'll help Rhodes implement the goals outlined in its emerging strategic plan.

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    Scott Palmer has joined Youth Villages as chief information officer. In his new role, he is responsible for leading the strategy around the organization’s use of technology.

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    Catholic Charities of West Tennessee will present Marcallina James its inaugural Person of the Year award Thursday, Jan. 10. The award, presented in collaboration with Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland’s office, celebrates the success of a CCWTN client who has moved beyond self-sufficiency to give back to the community through professional or volunteer efforts.


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