Kenneth Kahn, executive director of Virginia Commonwealth University da Vince Center, is leaving to become senior associate dean at VCU’s School of Business, effective July 1.
Stanley H. Skreslet, F. S. Royster Professor of Christian Missions at the Richmond campus of the Union Presbyterian Seminary, is stepping down as academic dean. He is returning to the faculty. Kenneth J. McFayden will succeed him, effective July 1. McFayden currently serves as dean of the seminary’s Leadership Institute and Professor of Ministry and Leadership Development, and teaches courses in the areas of congregational leadership and administration.
Jon Laaser has been named the lead broadcaster for Virginia Tech football and men’s basketball. He had been with the Richmond Flying Squirrels/ Double-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants. Jay Burnham will assume the role as the “Voice of the Squirrels” upon Laaser’s departure following Eastern League All-Star break.
Tyler “Ty” Crone has been named senior vice president of private banking at TowneBank Richmond. He had been with First Tennessee Bank. He is a graduate of James Madison University.
Joining Networking Technologies + Support Inc.:
William Gray and Shaun Hanks are team leads.
Jon Colemon, Eldridge Lucas, Michael Phillips, Brittany Shuey and Ramez Tanios are deskside support specialists.
Demeke Mekonnen is a deployment technician.
Krzysztof Solinski is a field engineer.
James Ott has been promoted to president of B&B Electric.
At the Virginia Bankers Association: chairman, T. Gaylon Layfield, III, president and chief executive officer of Xenith Bankshares Inc.; and,chairman-elect, John G. Stallings, president and chief executive officer of the Virginia Division at SunTrust Bank.
Stephen Rhoades has joined Synergy Technical as director of business applications. He had been with Bowlmor AMF.
Barbara Joynes has joined West Cary Group as senior vice president, director of account management.
David Neale is vice president and creative director of circle S studio. He had been an executive creative director and writer for Siddall Inc.
Vance Spilman is chief executive officer for Rainbow Station.
Col. Joseph C. Barto III (USA, Ret.) and Charles F. Bryan Jr. have been elected to the board of directors of the Virginia War Memorial Educational Foundation). Barto is the founder and president of Training Modernization Group Inc. in Spotsylvania. Bryan is a partner in Bryan & Jordan Consulting.
At the Massey Alliance: president: Mike C. Gray; president elect, Elizabeth Minter; secretary, Katie Muzevich; communications, Molly Congdon; education, Christina Todd; fundraising, Jay Collier and Ryan Gabriel; membership development, Abbey Withrow; outreach, Megan Semmelman; and immediate past president, Sarah Cossé.
Joining the board: Nick DeVita, Ashley Helms, Lisa Kurzcewski, Tori Brock, Steven Valdez, Jay Carpenter, Sarah Jenks, Megan Napier, Anny Irons, Eric Morales, Katie Barbour and Thomas Warthen.