business briefs

• Martha Sharp recently joined Ullrich Print Plus Powered by Performa to develop relations between new and existing customers. Sharp has more than 25 years of experience in a variety of sales, including social media, pharmaceutical, institutional, home health, BioTech, PPE and medical devices.

• Real estate professional Casey Wolf recently joined the team at Weichert, Realtors – Advantage Plus in Knoxville and will serve clients in Knoxville and surrounding areas. Wolf managed his family’s business for more than 10 years as an electrician and generator technician before moving into the real estate business.

• Weichert, Realtors – Advantage Plus in Knoxville recently named agents Kip Kirby, Debby Ishak and Gene Sims as top agents for December. Kirby was named overall Top Agent of the Month while Ishak and Sims were named Top Selling and Listing Agents, respectively.

• Kroger associates and their customers recently contributed more than $130,000 to Salvation Army chapters across Middle and East Tennessee through the past holiday season’s Food Angel Tree program. The donations at checkout allowed the Salvation Army to provide a Christmas meal to an Angel Tree family.

• University of Tennessee recently expanded its health care services by opening a UT Medical Center location at Northshore Town Center.

• East Tennesse Children’s Hospital is expanding its pediatric services into neighboring Sevier County and opening Sevier Outpatient Center on Monday, Feb. 1.

The center, located at 502 Winfield Dunn Parkway in Sevierville, will offer pediatric rehabilitation services during the day and pediatric, after-hours urgent care services on nights and weekends. The urgent care center, a partnership with TeamHealth, will provide immediate medical attention to children when pediatricians’ offices are typically closed.

• Dr. Savannah Schultz, DO, recently joined Summit Medical Group as an internist at West Knoxville Internal Medicine and is accepting new patients. Schultz received her undergraduate degree in biology from Wofford College in 2011 and graduated from Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine in Spartanburg, South Carolina, with a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree in 2015. Schultz completed a three-year internal medicine residency in Danville, Virginia, in 2018 and is certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine. Prior to joining Summit, Schultz spent two years as a hospitalist with StatCare in Knoxville.