business briefs

• Jacob Cook has joined EXIT Real Estate Professionals Network office, 165 West End Ave. in Farragut, while Alex Gonzalez and LaKesha Toney have joined EXIT Key Realty, 6216 Lonas Drive, Knoxville. 

• Todd Mooneyham has joined TNBANK as a commercial loan officer in the Knoxville market. An Athens native, Mooneyham has 29 years of experience in the financial industry, with 17 of those years as a financial advisor for several prominent financial institutions.

• Anne Williams, principal broker, and Cathy Johnston, independent sales associate, with Farragut’s Coldwell Banker Wallace & Wallace, Realtors, completed Coldwell Banker University’s Smart Home Technology Education Course. Coldwell Banker Real Estate, LLC., and CEDIA, a global trade association for home technology, developed the course for independent contractor agents affiliated with Coldwell Banker.

• Knoxville Utilities Board’s Board of Commissioners has selected Gabriel “Gabe” Bolas II, senior vice president and chief engineer, as the seventh president and CEO of KUB. Bolas replaces Mintha Roach, who is retiring after serving as president and CEO since 2004.

•Realtors Josh Hartman, Steve Mount and Patti Brabham have been named July’s top agents for the Weichert, Realtors - Advantage Plus’ Knoxville office. Hartman was named the overall Top Agent of the Month, while Mount and Brabham were named the Top Selling and Top Listing agents, respectively.

• Merit Construction, Inc., a Knoxville-based general contractor, has received the Engineering News Record Southeast “Best Projects” award in the Cultural/Worship category for its work on the Cathedral of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus along Northshore Drive. After nearly three years of construction, the 28,000-square-foot domed cathedral was dedicated Saturday, March 3.