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• Stacy Carrick has joined Pinnacle Financial Partners as a mortgage advisor assistant. She is based at Pinnacle’s Northshore office. Carrick has 18 years of experience and previously held mortgage processing roles with Morthgage Investors Group in Maryville and Wells Fargo in Knoxville.

• Barber McMurry architects firm has promoted the following staff members. Ryan Dobbs was promoted to senior associate; Keith Percic, Megan Chafin and Mickey Sutlitt each were promoted to associates. Kathryn Greer also was acknowledged as a newly registered architect and was promoted to project architect.

• Talulah Johnson and Francis De LaRocha have joined the team of EXIT Real Estate Profession-als Network in Knoxville.

• Messer Construc-tion Co. has promoted Bill Dillon from senior project manager to project executive in Messer’s Knoxville region. Having worked previously for another construction firm, Dillon joined Messer in 2006. He has played a role in such projects as Thompson Cancer Survivor Center, The University of Tennessee Knoxville West Campus Redevelopment and Lakeway Regional Hospital.

• Dr. Monica Crane, a fellowship-trained geriatric medicine specialist with experience in treating various dementias, has been named medical director for The Courtyards Senior Living, with locations in Knoxville, Oak Ridge and Johnson City.