business briefs

• Realtors J. Corbitt, Josh Hartman and Molly Veness have been named top agents in the Weichert, Realtors – Advantage Plus office for December. Corbin was named overall Top Agent of the Month while Hartman and Veness were named Top Selling and Top Listing agents respectively.

• Dena Mashburn, a family nurse practitioner and former Knox County Health Department clinical services manager, has been promoted to KCHD director of Nursing while Charity Menefee, formerly KCHD Regional Hospital coordinator, has been promoted to Communicable and Environment Disease director.

• Mountain Commerce Bank Inc., a Knoxville-based holding company and parent of Mountain Commerce Bank, announced the promotions of seven key MCB staff members: Vicki S. Weaver to senior vice president and director of Human Resources; Terry Weltman, senior vice president and senior controller; Stephanie Barnes, first vice president and relationship manager; Regina B. Ellis, first vice president and corporate secretary; Kara Honeycutt, first vice president and senior credit analyst; Melissa K. Haines, vice president, security officer and senior branch operations specialist; and Cindy Widener, vice president and registered assistant.

• Keep Knoxvillle Beautiful has named the following as nominees for its 2019 Orchid Awards: New architecture — Hardin Valley Middle School; Tate’s School’s multi-purpose building; Hardin Valley Internal Medicine and Urgent Care; and for restaurant/café/bar/brewery: Full Service BBQ among others. The awards presentation is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 28, at The Press Room, 730 N. Broadway, Knoxville.