Steven Newby, an Attorney and Stockbroker, Wins a Charity Dinner
Stephen Newby is an American artist best known for his signature technique of “blowing metal”, an innovative method of inflating pieces to form them and infusing air into them before shaping.
He advises clients on fund formation and investment structuring across a wide variety of vehicles ranging from funds of one, regulated funds and club deals – as well as complex cross-border transactions.
Early Life and Education
Newby attended public schools in Madison County, graduating from Sparkman High School where he served as president of both student council and band. Newby enjoyed playing guitar and listening to country music as well as attending K-State games regularly.
Newby earned his Bachelor of Arts in vocal music education and flute performance from Madonna College in Michigan and his Master of Music in jazz composition and arranging from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, respectively.
He is survived by his wife Sherry and children Brad, Mandy and Ryan as well as seven grandchildren: Shernard Newby, Shermar Newby, Cameron Tovar Jordan Miller Ethan Miller & Brody Miller. Additionally he leaves behind both of his parents as well as three brothers.
Fort Worth attorney Christopher Davison specializes in commercial disputes and government affairs, co-founding the statewide association for corporate counsel in 1983 as an outstanding graduate from Texas Tech’s Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps.
He began his TAMKO career as a summer engineer in 1976 and over 44 years gained successive promotions – serving as project engineer, plant manager, general manager of TAMKO Knoxville facility, general manager at TAMKO Memphis facility and most recently Knoxville advisor.
Newby is also an accomplished composer and conductor, having directed the Center for Worship at Seattle Pacific University as well as leading worship efforts across Michigan, Massachusetts, Washington and California. Furthermore, he has composed for The Cascade Youth Symphony orchestras.
Achievement and Honors
At a charity dinner last spring, Rockville stockbroker Newby stood up to deliver some remarks. He had just won a national stock-picking contest and would be donating his earnings to Project Excellence, the charitable organization founded by syndicated columnist Carl Rowan to encourage young black students to work hard.
Newby has made his mark as an accomplished composer, conductor and gospel/jazz vocalist for nearly 40 years as an educator. He served as choir director at Peachtree Presbyterian Church in Plano, Texas as well as teaching high school Bible.
He is the proud Paw-Paw of sons Philip and Ryen, daughter Mandy, stepsons Cameron Tovar and Jordan Miller as well as two granddaughters Lainey and Kinsley who will always remember him with great love. Newby also leaves behind several brothers as well as sister Marta Sisco (Rob) Sisco who survives him with many nieces and nephews.
Newby is an exceptionally skilled musician, serving as composer, singer and conductor. He has created many musical compositions as well as led worship services at churches nationwide. Additionally he served as professor of music and director of Seattle Pacific University’s Center for Worship.
His work can be found throughout the US, Europe and Japan, but his most renowned piece is Halo; located at Trinity Square it was commissioned by developer Spenhill in 2008.
Newby leaves behind his wife Cathy Lea Jones; children Erin Newby Carner of Germantown and Allison Newby from Chicago; grandchildren Jackson Carner and Shepherd Carner; stepchildren Colt Turpen and Ramie Dorton; sister Libby Newby Sohrabi with husband Nader Sohrabi as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Every investor dreams of discovering an undervalued stock that turns into a golden mine. Steven Newby from Koonce Securities in Rockville recently discovered Essef Corp. of Mentor, Ohio; their shares sold for just $13 each at an offering last week produced $1.358 million in profits for him and his clients.
Newby is survived by his wife Barbara Jean Dodson, son Brad and daughter Mandy; stepchildren Stacie Tovar and Jason Miller; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren – not including his sister Libby Newby Sohrabi of Tullahoma. As his longtime Madison County residence had made him eligible, donations are encouraged in his memory to the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Tennessee.