New Friends for Life Leader

The Mid-South's oldest HIV/AIDS services program has a new boss.

Dr. Ricci Hellman has been named Friends for Life Corporation's new executive director.

She most recently served as Deputy Director of the Memphis Shelby Crime Commission.

Doctor Hellman was also an honoree for the Memphis Women's Magazine's 2006 Fifty Women Who Make a Difference in Memphis.

Friends for Life provides counseling and services for those with HIV/AIDS.