Beverly J. Warren is leaving her position as Virginia Commonwealth University’s provost to become the president of Kent State University.
Katherine E. Busser is no longer Central Virginia market president at Capital One Financial Corp.
Former Virginia solicitor general E. Duncan Getchell returned as partner and senior litigator to McGuireWoods, where he had previously worked for 33 years and once served as chair of the firm’s appellate practice group. Getchell spent four years in the office of Virginia attorney general Ken Cuccinelli.
LeClairRyan promoted Benjamin A. McCall to partner at its Richmond office.
Steve Baril was named partner and the head of the Richmond Litigation and Government Relations teams at Kaplan Voekler Cunningham and Frank.
ThompsonMcMullan made the following announcements:
David R. Ruby and Neil S. Talegaonkar were named shareholders of the firm.
Rebecca C. Bowen, Zachary D. Cohen, Sherry A. Fox, Thomas D. Lane and Andrea J. Yoak were elected as new directors of the firm.
Paul Thompson joined Dixon Hughes Goodman as a partner in the Richmond office. Thompson was previously the office managing partner in McGladrey LLP’s Richmond office.
Atlantic Bay Mortgage Group named Regina D. Ryan senior mortgage banker. Ryan was most recently at TowneBank Mortgage for three years and has been a branch manager for several years with Countrywide and Bank of America
Kanawha Capital Management announced the promotion of Thomas K. Garner to managing director and shareholder of the firm.
Gus Pastore has joined UDig’s Virginia Beach office as a senior technical recruiter.
Jaya Easley has joined Evolve Architecture as interior designer. She was previously with Highwoods Properties. She received a bachelor of fine arts degree from Virginia Commonwealth University.
Jackson Dyer has been promoted to vice president of Gulf Seaboard General Contractors. He has been a project manager since 2004 and will take on the leadership role in marketing and business development for the company. He received his bachelor’s degree in business management and political science at Virginia Tech.
Comfort Zone Camp named Mary Beth McIntire its new chief executive officer. McIntire was formerly the executive director of the Library of Virginia Foundation. Lloyd Osgood, the previous chief executive officer, is now director of communications for Weinstein Properties.
The Frontier Project made the following announcements:
Jonathan Benjamin was hired as an associate consultant. Benjamin is a graduate of the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business.
Kenzie Gancsos was hired as program designer for Frontier Health. Gancsos is a graduate of the University of Alabama.
Diego Valdez was hired as a photographer. Valdez is a graduate of VCU’s School of the Arts.
Jasmine Riley was hired as an operations manager. Riley is a graduate of VCU.
The Virginia Foundation for Community College Education announced its 2014 officers and board of directors:
Gerald Baliles, chairman
Ronald Holmes, vice chairman
Charles Hess, secretary
Arthur Brinkley III, treasurer
Philip Goodpasture, general counsel
Mitzi Reynolds, executive director
Edna Baehre-Kolovani ? Tidewater Community College
John Casteen III ? University of Virginia
Hank Chao ? Verizon Business
Glenn DuBois ? Virginia Community College System
James Dyke Jr. ? McGuireWoods
Adam Fried ? Atlantic Builders
Stephen Gannon ? Capital One Financial
Jennifer Gentry ? Virginia Community College System
Edwin Hall ? Hall Associates
William Hall Jr. ? formerly Dominion
Eva Hardy ? formerly Dominion
Robert Harrell Jr. ? formerly Virginia Center for Innovative Technologies
Kathleen Langan ? formerly Forrester Construction
Chandra Lantz ? Hirschler Fleischer
Martin Sharpless ? Skanska USA
Donna VanCleave ? Virginia Community College System
Jeanette Wang ? recording artist
Robert Woltz Jr. ? formerly Verizon