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RING 16 is happy to provide the links to our MEMBER'S websites.  Neither the International Brotherhood of Magicians nor The Society of Memphis Magicians (est. 1936) endorses the performers listed, but provide these links as a service to anyone wishing to contact our members.



Larry Clark


Michael Clayton


Jeffrey Day


Grayson Smith



Our Members

We love sharing our Magic with you!

Don Berry

Tresurer of Ring 16​

Joey Butler

More information coming soon.

John is an attorney who has also been performing magic since the age of six. John enjoys close up magic and mentalism and has co-authored a book on magic with Andi Gladwin of Vanishing, Inc. He has served as President and Vice-President of Ring 16. 

Bill Canaday

President of Ring 16

More information coming soon.

More information coming soon.

Larry DuFrene

Past Tresurer of Ring 16

Retired, worked as a Die Maker Locksmith, & Firefighter.  Performs as part of "A & L Entertainment".  Hobbies include photography, building equipment for magic shows and all sorts of wood craft items.


Jeff is the "Resident Magician" of The Woodruff-Fontaine House (built 1871) which is located on "Millionaires Row" in Memphis, TN.  He has been a student of magic for more than 50 years with a deep concentration in historical magic from the 19th century. He is a 6-time, consecutive award winner (2014 - 2019) of the SMMURFFF competition, which is usually held every Nov in Memphis, TN.  His goal is to promote magic and inspire audiences of all ages to experience the "wonder of life" using this centuries old art form.

Chad Engelbert

More information coming soon.

The efforts of Paul Frankel (aka Professor-Q-Ball) in promoting three-cushion billiards in the United States have made him one of the most recognized and admired players in the billiard community. In 2016 Paul was awarded the Order of Merlin by the IBM for 25 consecutive years of service and support.

Ron Gilman

Ron has been a continuous member of Ring 16 and the IBM since 1979. He served as president of the Ring in 1986. Since 1997, he has been a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. When he meets with his staff at the beginning of each week, the meeting begins with a "Magic Monday" bit of wizardry.

Richard Hiller

More information coming soon.

Secretary of Ring 16

Kathy is the Communications Director for a local country club. When she is not working, she is also an artist, photographer, magic-assistant to magician, Jeffrey Day. She has been a member of the IBM since August 2015. 

Grayson Smith


Amazin' Grayson

"I put smiles on peoples faces"

"Entertainer and Speaker"

Doug Green

More information coming soon.

John Sorrell

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Dr. Jon Stanford

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Bill is a media assistant at the Northwest Mississippi Community College DeSoto Center Library. Bill loves all magic and has been a member of Society of Memphis Magicians since 2006. In 2007 Bill won the Novice SMMURFFF Award. Bill Specializes in close-up and parlor magic. In his spare time Bill collects and photographs vintage toys which he showcases on his toy blog, Weird Fantastic Toy Adventures.

Annette Tillstrom

More information coming soon.

Mike Speros

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Mike Waits

Vice President of Ring 16

More information coming soon.

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