business briefs

• Tellico Lake agent Brian Kincaid II has been named an Aqua Award winner for his national achievements in lake real estate at Lake Homes Realty’s 2019 Agent Summit, which was held in October. The Aqua Award goes to agents who close a minimum of $3.5 million and up to, but not including, $10 million in total transaction volume between Sept. 1, 2018, and Aug. 31, 2019.

• Tennova Healthcare announced the availability of a toll-free helpline designed to help Medicare beneficiaries select a health plan that fits their needs and budget. The free helpline, 855-721-8091, connects callers with local licensed agents who can assist in comparing traditional Medicare, Medicare Advantage, supplement and prescription plans. The helpline is available from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. EDT, Monday through Friday, or online at

• Audrey Hasert, Michael Swan, Robin James and Timothy Eason have joined EXIT Real Estate Professionals Network’s team of real estate professionals.

• Premier Surgical Associations has named Tom White, PHR, as human resources director for the group’s Knoxville area and Cleveland, Tennessee, offices. White, who has more than 20 years experience in healthcare human resources, is taking over the role with the retirement of Nelda Sparkman, who has served as Premier’s human resources director since 1997. White previously served at Tennova Healthcare and Summit Medical Group in Knoxville, Maury Regional Medical Center and Blue Ridge Regional Hospital.

• Tennova Healthcare recently welcomed Mariah Beasley, M.D., to her dual medical practice on the Turkey Creek Medical Center campus. She is accepting new patients at Tennova Bariatric Surgery and Tennova Thyroid & Parathyroid Surgery, both located at 10810 Parkside Drive, Suite 305. She specializes in weight loss surgery and thyroid/parathyroid surgery.

• Tennova Healthcare recently welcomed Sharon E. Glass, M.D., to her new medical practice at Tennova Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at East Towne. Glass treats a wide range of medical conditions, including stroke, spinal cord and brain injuries and neurodegenerative diseases. Prior to Tennova, she cared for inpatients and outpatients at Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center, Knoxville.

• Realtor Adriana Mayes has joined the office of Weichert, Realtors — Advantage Plus in Knoxville. Mayes will be assisting home buyers and sellers in Knoxville and surrounding areas with their real estate needs.