Lauren Miller promoted to senior vice president of Moxley Carmichael

Lauren Miller has been promoted to senior vice president of Moxley Carmichael and will be responsible for strategy, vision and leadership of the firm’s public relations services, including delivery of creative ideas, excellent service and bottom-line impacting results to clients. Miller, who joined Moxley Carmichael in 2007, has earned four promotions in 12 years and has handled key communications strategies … Read More

Cazana to sell two major hotel properties downtown; Holiday Inn World’s Fair Park will get major renovation

Nicholas G. Cazana, managing partner of THE TENNESSEAN Personal Luxury Hotel and HOLIDAY INN WORLD’S FAIR PARK, said an agreement has been reached to sell the two hotels. “This has been a difficult decision,” Cazana said. “But the companies purchasing and managing the two hotels have an extensive amount of experience, know-how and capital to take the properties to the … Read More

KUB President and CEO Mintha Roach announces retirement

At its Board meeting today, KUB President and CEO Mintha Roach announced her intent to retire from KUB by year-end. “I am so grateful for the time I have spent at KUB, working alongside men and women who have demonstrated year in and year out their commitment to our customers,” said Roach. “I could not have asked for a better … Read More

Christi Branscom rejoins Partners and GRACE Construction

Christi Branscom, who has served as the City of Knoxville’s chief operating officer and deputy to the mayor for the past five-and-a-half years, has rejoined her former firm, Partners, as chief operating officer and general counsel. She also has reassumed her position as chief executive officer of GRACE Construction. “We are thrilled to have Christi back and, due to her … Read More

Architect and Vice Mayor Duane Grieve selected to lead Community Design Center

The selection committee of the board of directors of the East Tennessee Community Design Center has tapped Knoxville Vice Mayor Duane Grieve to be its next executive director. Grieve, the unanimous choice of the committee, will be officially approved for the position when the board meets next month in a special session. “We are thrilled to have someone of Duane’s … Read More

Rentenbach Constructors Undergoes Name Change to Christman

Lansing, Mich. — The Christman Company (Christman), a national construction and real estate development firm with offices throughout the southeast, southwest, Midwest, and mid-Atlantic, announced today the official name change of its Rentenbach Constructors Incorporated (Rentenbach) division to The Christman Company. Christman acquired Rentenbach in a merger of the two privately-held firms in December, 2013. The company’s Knoxville, TN and … Read More