U.S. Xpress, Inc. Welcomes UTC Students

Friday, June 27, 2014

U.S. Xpress Inc. took part in The Summer Business Experience for UTC College of Business and hosted the 2014 participants. The UTC program is designed for academically-talented rising high school seniors who are interested in pursuing a career in business.

On the morning of June 18, U.S. Xpress welcomed the students with a tour of one of its trucks, explaining technologies focusing on safety and compliance, as well as its commitment to green initiatives. Students also had the chance to sit in the truck and see operations through the eyes of drivers. As the tour moved into the corporate offices, the students walked through and observed the day-to-day functions of the various departments and how their education choices could develop their long-term careers. 

The next stop was to the boardroom for a Management Roundtable where the students were introduced to many key members of the U.S. Xpress team including CAO Lisa Pate and COO Eric Fuller who explained the history of operations and an overview of the transportation industry. 

Presentations from the directors of Customer Service, director of Operations, the Talent Acquisition team, as well as a panel of interns and recent graduates, further detailed the functions of their individual departments and opened the floor for an extended question and answer period. 

Officials said, "We at U.S. Xpress, Inc. appreciate the opportunity The UTC College of Business provided in allowing our organization to take part in this event and we wish great success to all of the visiting students."


LBMC Names Riddle Partner In Information Security Division

LBMC Information Security, a division of LBMC, announces the naming of Jason Riddle as partner. "Mr. Riddle, CISSP, is an information systems security expert with broad technology expertise and experience with a variety of industries including healthcare, financial services, and retail. Jason has over fifteen years’ experience in the information technology and security ... (click for more)

James Appointed Chief Medical Officer Of BlueCare Tennessee

Dr. Jeanne James has been named vice president and chief medical officer of BlueCare Tennessee, the Medicaid managed care subsidiary of BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee. Dr. James will oversee and guide medical policy for BlueCare Tennessee, and provide clinical direction on programs to improve health for members. “We are fortunate to have someone with Dr. James’ expertise ... (click for more)

Attorney Says Lacie Stone, Advisor To Mayor Berke, Is Victim, Not Instigator

The attorney for advisor to Mayor Andy Berke Lacie Stone said she has been thrust into the spotlight, but said she is "the victim of an unprovoked attack" by her husband, Bobby Stone. Attorney John Cavett said it is ridiculous "to suggest that she was the perpetrator." Mr. Stone is facing charges of domestic assault and vandalism. Attorney Cavett said, "It is unfortunate ... (click for more)

Dr. Russell Dyer Chosen As Director Of Schools By Cleveland City School Board

The Cleveland City School board unanimously voted Thursday afternoon to offer the job of director of Schools to Dr. Russell Dyer. Dr. Dyer serves as the chief of staff of schools in Collierville, Tn.  If Dr. Dyer accepts the school board's contract, he will be paid $132,500 a year.  After contract negotiations, the board plans for Dr. Dyer to start at Cleveland City ... (click for more)

Case Handled Like Any Other? - And Response

It is interesting that Chief Fletcher would deem the handling of the Mayor's encounter as typical or normal. Is the Chief asking the public to believe that all misdemeanor domestic violence arrests include a 4-hour taped interrogation, and delayed reporting after a visit to the Chief’s house. Of course, we believe that Chief Fletcher. April Eidson * * *  I ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: A Judge's Night Behind Bars

There is very little doubt that retired Army Sergeant Joe Serna has Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) after serving three tours as a Green Beret in Afghanistan. Once he barely avoided being blown up by a hidden IED and then there was another terrifying brush with a suicide bomber. But the worst was when a truck he was in slid off the roadway into a canal. “It was like ... (click for more)