business briefs

• Hank Hogue has been named director of franchise sales for Crye-Leike, Realtors, a residential real estate brokerage firm. Crye-Leike has expanded its franchise footprint by expanding its franchise sales team to add Hogue. He previously served as principal and managing broker for Crye-Leike’s Cordova branch office in Memphis for 28 years while also working in the franchise division for the past seven years.

• N. Jean Wilson, FNP, has joined Summit Medical Group, 11808 Kingston Pike in Farragut, as a family nurse practitioner. Wilson, a long-time family nurse practitioner, graduated from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a master’s degree in nursing in 1981 and earned her Masters of Business Administration degree from Meredith College in Raleigh in 1988. She has lived in Farragut for 29 years.

• Sara Fulton, director of operations for Summit Medical Group, has earned the Certified Medical Practice Executive designation by American College of Medical Practice Executives, the certification entity of Medical Group Management Association. The designation demonstrates Fulton achieved board certification in medical practice management.

• Andrew Henderson of Farragut has won the Turnaround Award as part of the Fitness Together annual awards presented during a Fitness Together National Conference at Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort in May. Henderson owns three studios in Tennessee, one of which is in Farragut. When he took over the Farragu store in 2014, there was an opportunity to improve. He built up the studio and increased growth by just under 60 percent.

• Katherine Shidler has been promoted from sales coordinator to

sales manager of Springhill Suites by Mariott in Turkey Creek. She has extensive experience with Kimpton Ho-tels and Court-yard by Mar-riott hotels in Savannah, Ga., and Charleston, S.C., respectively. She will assist with sales efforts at six Mariott and Hilton hotels in Turkey Creek and Cedar Bluff areas.

• Parkwest Medical Center has received designation as a Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders designation, indicating a hospital’s commitment to elder care excellence. NICHE is an international program designed to help healthcare organizations improve the care of older adults.

• Jenny Shreeve has been promoted to vice president of human resources at Emory Valley Center. She has been employed by the center since May 2012, when she be-gan as a human resource specialist. She holds a Bach-elor’s degree in human re-sources and international business from The University of Tennessee, where she was named a top 100 graduating senior in UT College of Business.