• Nellie Dunn has joined Mountain Commerce Bank as vice president and senior treasury management specialist. Dunn brings nearly 20 years of experience in cash management in large and community banks. She will handle merchant services in her new role.
• Brice Chapman has been promoted to vice president and relationship manager at Mountain Commerce Bank. He will continue to provide oversight for the MCB branches at Cedar Bluff and Bearden. He also will manage a portfolio of loan and deposit relationships in the Knoxville market.
• For the sixth year, National Breast Cancer Foundation has awarded a $20,000 one-year grant to Breast Health Outreach Program at The University of Tennessee Medical Center Cancer Institute. The grant’s purpose is to increase awareness of early breast cancer detection.
• Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon is accepting proposals
for its Community Contribution Program, which will award funds for healthy living initiatives in East Tennessee. The deadline for proposals is Monday, Aug. 1. For more
information and applications, visit online at knoxvillemarathon.com.
• Tom Hilton has been inducted into Tennessee Credit Union Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame recognizes valuable leadership and contributions of credit union personnel in Tennessee. Hilton is a retired CEO of Y-12 Federal Credit Union. He served Y-12 FCU for 21 years, growing the institution from $135 million in assets to $650 million.
• M. Wayne Hope has been inducted into Tennessee Credit Union Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame recognizes valuable leadership and contributions of credit union personnel in Tennessee. Hope is a retired CEO of Enrichment Federal Credit Union. Hope served the credit union movement for 39 years. He grew Enrich-ment FCU from $180 million in assets to $423.5 million in assets in the 22 years he served as CEO.
• Becky Curry has been selected as senior vice president of finance with ORNL Federal Credit Union. She assumed that role May 4. She has been employed with ORNL FCU since 2005, when she began as account specialist. Since then she has held the positions of accounting manager, assistant vice president/controller and vice president of asset/liability management.
• UT Medical Center’s University Bariatric Center has been re-accredited for the third time as a comprehensive center under the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program, a joint program of American College of Surgeons and American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.