business briefs

• Weichert, Realtors - Advantage Plus in Knoxville announces its top performing agents for Top Agent of the Month, Top Selling Agent and Top Listing Agent for September. Realtor Steve Mount achieved Top Agent of the Month status while Realtor Sandra Sugarman was Top Selling Agent and Realtor Brian Yearicks was Top Listing Agent.

• The Trust Company of Tennessee has hired Concord resident Sheryl Linck as a senior vice president and relationship manager in the firm’s Knoxville office. Based in Knoxville, Linck has nearly three decades of financial experience and most recently was managing director at BNY Mellon Wealth Management and Mellon Capital Management.

• For a second consecutive year, Tennova Healthcare’s Turkey Creek Medical Center recently received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR Chest Pain — MI Registry Silver Performance Achievement Award. Turkey Creek Medical is one of only 124 hospitals nationwide to receive the honor.

• Dr. Kimberly Fortner recently was named vice president of the University of Tennessee’s Center for Women & Infants, one of the medical center’s seven Centers of Excellence. Fortner’s new role takes effect Jan. 1, 2021. She replaces retiring vice president Dr. Robert Elder, who has been with the medical center since 1988, and is retiring at the end of this year.

• MEDIC Regional Blood Center, which has an office in Farragut, recently earned American Association of Blood Banks accreditation for Donor Center Activities. Accreditation follows an intensive on-site assessment by specially trained AABB assessors and establishes that the level of technical and administrative performance within the facility meets or exceeds the standards set by AABB. By successfully meeting those requirements, MEDIC Regional Blood Center joins similar facilities located throughout the United States and around the world.