February ’18 Alumni Notes

Justin Brevard, Knoxville ‘16, has been named a project engineer at Advent, a Nashville-based experiential design firm.

Michael Butler, Knoxville ’92, has been appointed to the Tennessee H2O Steering Committee and to the Tennessee Valley Authority Regional Energy Resource Council. He has served as the CEO of the Tennessee Wildlife Federation since 2002.

Claudia Haltom, Knoxville ‘77 ’80, CEO and founder of A Step Ahead Foundation, which is dedicated to providing long-acting, reversible contraception, recently received the Marion Griffin-Frances Loring Award from the Association for Women Attorneys.

Troy Hopkins, Knoxville ‘89, has released a book for entrepreneurs and business owners, The Business Remodel: Transform Your Business to Love It (Again) or List It. It is available on Amazon.

Nicole Meisner, Martin ‘16, an associate at Jaffe Raitt Heuer and Weiss in Michigan, has been named one of the Electronic Transaction Association’s 2018 Young Payments Professionals Scholars.

Lee Murray, Knoxville ‘75, president and owner of Competition Athletic Surfaces in Chattanooga, has been honored by Tennis Industry Magazine and the American Sports Builders Association with the Tennis Court Contractor of the Year Award for 2017. Murray received the national honor for his company’s construction projects, his contributions to the ASBA Newsline and his attendance at technical meetings.

Paul Pritchard, Knoxville ‘71, wrote of his experience surviving the Tet Offensive in Vietnam 50 years ago. His book, A Young Man in War, is available on Amazon.