Meridian Home Loans opens
Shapiro, Mallicote join practices
Eversole wins Marriott EDGE award
Smith earns award for excellence
KINGSPORT - AccuForce Staffing Services recently named Pam Cox as vice president, corporate communications/public relations.
In her new position, Cox is responsible for the company's internal and external communications, advertising and public relations activities corporate-wide.
"As AccuForce continues to grow regionally and nationally, we felt it was important to create a new department to handle our growing communication and public relation needs," said Larry Nunley, CEO, AccuForce Staffing Support Services.
Prior to joining AccuForce, Cox was director of Keep Kingsport Beautiful. She has held communications positions with the Kingsport Area Chamber of Commerce, The Tombras Group and Akins Tombras Public Relations Agency. In addition, she worked as a reporter for the Bristol Herald Courier, Knoxville News-Sentinel and Bristol Broadcasting. She is an award-winning speechwriter and journalist.
AccuForce Staffing Services is the largest locally owned staffing company in the region.
JOHNSON CITY - Steve Reed has opened Meridian Home Loans at 4138 Bristol Highway, across from Winged Deer Park in Johnson City.
Reed said Meridian is based on strong values and commitment to clients. "Our goal is to position the client with the best mortgage loan that will meet their long and short term financial needs, while at the same time enable them to build wealth," Reed said.
Meridian offers all types of mortgage loans for purchase or refinance and applications are taken over the phone by calling (423) 232-0111. Applications are also available online at www.meridianhomeloanstn.com.
KINGSPORT - Pam Shapiro and Ben Mallicote have joined their law practices to form the law office of Mallicote & Shapiro.
In addition to his law practice, Mallicote serves on the Kingsport Board of Mayor and Aldermen, and is the youngest person ever elected to that post.
The law office of Mallicote & Shapiro is located at 226 Wexler St., Suite 200, in Kingsport. The firm can be reached at (423) 378-1523 or www.mallicoteandshapiro.com.
KINGSPORT - Mark Eversole, assistant general manager at MeadowView Conference Resort and Convention Center, has been awarded the Excellence in Delivering Guest Experience (EDGE) award for Marriott's Central Region.
KINGSPORT - Allen J. Smith, principal broker of Coldwell Banker Marketplace Realtors, has earned the 2006 Office Manager's Award for Excellence.
Smith was one of only 287 affiliate office managers throughout North America in the Coldwell Banker system to fulfill the requirements for the award. He was recognized at Coldwell Banker International Business Conference March 5 through 8 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nev. The annual event brought more than 6,000 Coldwell Banker sales associates, brokers, managers and employees together for a professional development program and awards ceremony.
Smith is principal broker, relocation director, and commercial broker for Coldwell Banker Marketplace Realtors in Colonial Heights.