Personnel Moves

Terri Karr has joined Century Security Bank in Johns Creek as senior vice president for Small Business Administration lending. Karr has been involved with origination and servicing of Small Business Administration loans for more than 20 years.

Mark Shearon has been selected as senior vice president at Duluth's QORE Property Sciences' New Program Management division. Shearon was previously QORE's Georgia regional manager.


Lee and Tiki Bicknell, Gwinnett residents and owners of True AV Services, recently completed a merger with Lake Oconee-based Dharmaland Productions. The new company, True Productions, will maintain offices and its warehouse in Atlanta and a production office at the lake.


Priscilla Smith, Gwinnett Tech's Early Childhood Care and Education Program director, has been named the 2007 Rick Perkins Award winner. The Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Instruction honors technical education's most outstanding instructors.