business briefs

• Jay Slagle, a Certified Financial Planner, has been promoted to senior advisor at Rather & Kittrell investment firm. Slagle will be helping clients and businesses make smart decisions with their money.

• Interior designer Tayler Johnson, WELL accredited professional, and University of Tennessee architectural student Michael Travis have joined BarberMcMurry Architects of Knoxville. WELL is a sustainable design framework for improving health and human experience.

• Daniel Maupin has joined Rather & Kittrell as an associate advisor with the Knoxville investment firm.

• Knoxville-based Pilot Flying J. will transition to a new corporate name as Pilot Company. The introduction signals a milestone for the business and sets the stage for future growth. Pilot Company will serve as an umbrella, capturing the total portfolio of the business as it continues to expand its retail and energy operations.

• Realtor Kevin Hurtubise of Karns has joined Weichert, Realtors – Advantage Plus in Knoxville. His background is in customer service.