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• Bill Peterson, faculty member in the College of Business Administration’s Center for Executive Education and expert in streamlining organizational waste, will hold a free lunchtime lecture titled “Cutting Costs without Cutting Your Throat: Identifying Waste in Your Business Processes.” The lecture will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 19, in the Center for Executive Education (Classroom 602) of the James A. Haslam II Business Building, at the corner of Volunteer Boulevard and Andy Holt Avenue on UT campus. Attendees should bring lunches. Bottled water, soft drinks and dessert will be provided. Reservations are required; call 865-974-1660.

• First Tennessee Bank has strengthened its team once again with promotions in both the corporate and business banking divisions. Tiffany Gardner was named senior vice president in the corporate banking division. Debi Fore has been promoted to vice president in the business banking division. First Tennessee also has promoted Keely Ritchie to vice president in the business banking division.

• Emily Christie became Green Irene’s latest eco-consultant with the opening of her green home consulting practice in the greater Knoxville area. Christie is trained to provide eco-friendly consulting services to local homeowners who want to lead their family to a healthier, safer and more sustainable lifestyle while saving money by reducing energy use. For more information visit

• Tennessee State Bank announces the newest addition to Tennessee State Bank’s growing team, Tim Bush, Knoxville City executive. Bush has been involved in the financial industry for over 23 years and is a current board member and past president of the Knoxville Quarterback Club. He has served as an assistant for the varsity football team at Seymour High School for the past eight years, and is a member at Valley Grove Baptist Church, where he is a past deacon.

• Lisa J. Preiss has recently been named Employee Benefit Consultant at the Knoxville office of BCS, Benefit Consulting Services, Inc. With nearly a decade of industry experience, Preiss, in her new role at BCS, is responsible for providing consulting services on employee benefit plan issues including health and welfare, life, disability and ancillary programs, as well as investment/insurance related products for BCS clients.

• Kim Kirby-Rines has joined the Knoxville office of Benefit Consulting Services, Inc., as employee benefit advisor. Rines came to BCS from the global tier-one automotive supplier, MAHLE Industries, Inc.

• Yitong Fu, M.D., Ph.D. has joined the Association of University Radiologists, P.C.  He will serve as a board-certified nuclear medicine physician with a special interest in PET-CT. Fu received his training at The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, where he completed two years of a general surgery residency followed by a nuclear medicine residency and a fellowship in PET-CT. 

• Fenton Moran of LeanHRM, LLC, a human resource consulting firm in Knoxville, has been appointed by the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence to the 2008 Board of Examiners.

• LBMC Employment Partners, LLC, a member of the Lattimore Black Morgan & Cain, PC family of companies, announces the promotion of Emily Ledford to HR Account Manager in the Knoxville office. Ledford joined the LBMC Employment Partners team as an HR Assistant in April 2008.


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