Kaufman & Canoles named James W.C. Canup as co-chair of the firm’s business taxation practice group. Canup earned his B.A. from the University of Virginia, his J.D. from Washington & Lee University School of Law, and his LL.M. from Georgetown University Law Center.
Vandeventer Black has made the following announcements:
James C. Cosby was named managing partner for the firm’s Richmond office. Cosby is a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute, and the University of Richmond, T.C. Williams School of Law.
Mark S. Brennan Sr. was named assistant managing partner for the office. Brennan is a graduate of the University of Delaware, and the University of Richmond Law School.
Michael L. Sterling has been named managing partner for the firm. Sterling is a graduate of Lawrence University, and the College of William and Mary’s law school.
Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring announced the following staff appointments:
Cynthia V. Bailey will serve as Deputy Attorney General for Health, Education, and Social Services. She previously served as Assistant Attorney General under Gerald Baliles and in the administration of Mary Sue Terry. She is a graduate of the UR School of Law.
Trevor S. Cox will serve as Deputy Solicitor General. Cox was most recently with Hunton & Williams. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Harvard College, a master’s from Trinity College, University of Cambridge, and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.
G. Timothy Oksman will serve as opinions counsel. Oksman previously served as Portsmouth City Attorney, Richmond City Attorney, and Assistant County Attorney for Henrico County. He currently serves as an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney in Portsmouth. He is a graduate of the UVA Law School.
Nicole Monroe will serve as director of information systems for administration. Monroe was previously with LeClairRyan and VCU Health System. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Spelman College and a master’s from Strayer University.
Tonya E. Woodson will serve as director of human resources. Woodson was previously with the Virginia Department of Health. She is a graduate of James Madison University.
Emily Bowles will serve as director of scheduling. Bowles most recently worked in the Office of the Clerk of the Virginia Senate. She is a graduate of UVA.
Jonathan Ward will serve as confidential assistant to the Attorney General. Ward most recently worked in the Office of the Clerk of the Virginia Senate. He is a graduate of VCU.
Donna G. Crawford joined Keiter as a manager in the risk advisory services practice. Prior to joining Keiter, Crawford was with MeadWestvaco.
Dixon Wells added John Spacek as executive director of sales for the firm’s Mid-Atlantic Region. Spacek is the former president and owner of Long Term Care Services. He is a graduate of the University of Central Oklahoma.
Davenport & Company announced the following promotions and elections:
Hylah B. Ballowe, Maureen A. Gallihugh, Bradley L. Watson and Joel M. Ray were elected to the firm’s board of directors.
Rodney D. Rullman and David M. West were elected to its executive committee.
Herbert F. Hargroves, Jr. was promoted to senior administrator.
Eric A. Brendle was promoted to senior portfolio services administrator.
Douglas Gebhardt, Melinda Y. Greene, Andrew L. E. Hargroves, Caroline K. Heggie, Meredith Christina Lawton, Mason M. McLean, Mary Claire Motley, Julie H. Preston, Polly M. Taylor, Jane “Dallas” Wood and Elizabeth T. Yancey were promoted to associate vice president.
Julie M. L. Apple, Stephanie L. Bednar, Byron Z. Harrell, Theresa A. Manning, Wright Ramsey, James L. Smythe and John W. Vetrovec were promoted to vice president.
John A. Black III, Mitch Brigulio Jr., Merrill Cann, William R. Charlet, Ralph W. Ellison III, Sherry W. Germain. Broderick Mullins, Gaillard Owen, Everett Reveley, Faye B. Sprye, Robert L. Wainscott and Cannon Watson were promoted to first vice president.
Garry Clay Jr., Lewis J. Georges, W. Keith Hudgins, John M. Landry, Denise C. Peters, Winston Price, James K. Simmons Jr. and Aric N. Wagner were promoted to senior vice president.
Mary Margaret Kastelberg joined Alpha Wealth Advisors in Glen Allen as investment management director.
The Frontier Project announced the following new hires:
Carl Bernardo was hired as an associate consultant for Frontier Press. Bernardo graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Alex Flamini was hired as a graphic designer for Frontier Academy. Flamini graduated from Arizona State University. Flamini was last employed by Monomyth Studio in Phoenix.
Makay Carlino was hired as an associate consultant for Frontier Culture. Carlino graduated from the University of Richmond. Carlino was last employed by Cross Pixel Media.
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Richmond Region Tourism hired Juliana Comer as its new public relations coordinator. Comer was previously at Yukon Learning Center. Comer is a graduate of James Madison University.
Big River made the following announcements:
Neil Cox was hired as interactive producer. Cox joins Big River from The Martin Agency.
Allie Witte transferred to the role of interactive designer. Witte previously worked as a designer at Big River, joining the team in 2010. Witte received a bachelor’s degree from Virginia Commonwealth University.
Rina Dyer was promoted from account executive to account manager. Dyer previously worked at Health Management Corp. Dyer has undergraduate and master’s degrees from Virginia Commonwealth University.
Jessica Lockwood was promoted from account coordinator to account executive. She previously worked for Rutherfoord, an insurance brokerage firm in Richmond. Lockwood graduated from Virginia Tech.
Lesley Moseley was promoted from accounting manager to senior accounting manager. Moseley received a bachelor’s degree from JMU.
AIBioTech added Dan Maloy as vice president of sales and marketing. Maloy received his MBA from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University in Ohio, and his BA from Allegheny College in Pennsylvania.
Lynda Barone, vice president of family services at Richmond Metropolitan Habitat for Humanity retired as of March 28. Amy McDaniel, previously the family services manager, has filled Barone’s position.
Richmond Metropolitan Habitat for Humanity added Jennifer Presley as new family selection manager and Blonnie Lee as the family support coordinator.
Outdoor Living Brands named Rob White to the position of vice president of its Mosquito Squad division. White previously served as president of The Dwyer Group’s Rainbow International. He holds a bachelor’s from Virginia Tech and a master’s from VCU.
White replaces Boyd Huneycutt, co-founder of the Mosquito Squad concept. Huneycutt will transition into a new role with the company focusing on coaching franchisees and as an advisor on new product development and operations.
AT&T made the following appointments in Richmond:
Brittany Malone has been named retail sales manager for the AT&T Ramz Hall location. Malone was previously an assistant store manager for AT&T in Midlothian.
Eric Whitehurst joined the AT&T Ramz Hall location as a retail sales consultant. Whitehurst is pursuing a degree in finance and supply chain management at VCU.
The following were elected to the board of Women in eDiscovery, Richmond Chapter:
Director, Anne McCray of McGuireWoods
Assistant director, Cristin Traylor of McGuireWoods
Chapter secretary, Liz Thornton of NightOwl Discovery
Meetings director, Sherry Harris of Crowley Law Office
Membership director, Candace Bradley of DTI