business briefs

• Weichert, Realtors — Advantage Plus in Knoxville has named Marilyn Varnes, Kevin Brewer and Missy Hall as its top agents for February. Varnes was named the overall Top Agent of the month while Brewer and Hall were named Top Selling and Top Listing Agents, respectively.

• Lewis Group Architects has welcomed back Ewa Myzskowska to its architectural studio and Mary Martin to its Business Development department. Myzskowska worked with LGA from 2006 to 2012 before moving back to Poland. Martin worked with LGA from 1994 to 1999 before pursuing other interests.

• United Community Banks Inc. recently was recognized as one of America’s best performing banks by Forbes magazine for the fifth consecutive year.