Laura May Hooe has joined Moran Reeves Conn as an associate. She practices in the litigation section, where her work includes medical malpractice defense and product liability defense. She had been with Eckert Seamans and has degrees from the University of Virginia and the University of Richmond.
Matt Buckley and Vince Wood have joined Towne Wealth Management as managing partners. They had been with SunTrust.
Kelly Nachman has joined Towne Wealth Management as a client services assistant. She had been with SunTrust.
Edward William “Will” Martin has been promoted to vice president and commercial loan officer for Peoples Community Bank. He is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University.
Bard Kirkpatrick has been named to manage VCB Wealth Builder Solutions with Virginia Commonwealth Bank.
TJ Huddleston has been promoted to vice president, business development for Bank of Lancaster. He is an investment executive with the investment advantage department.
Joining Networking Technologies + Support:
Lorenzo Coleman, Joseph Johnson III, and Justin Fedoryk are deskside support specialists.
Kelia Bellamy and Cynamon Gates are medical call center specialists.
Brian Michael is a logistics courier.
Newton Carroll has joined Joyner Fine Properties and Joyner Commercial as a Realtor.
Sam Fleck has joined the Westchester office of Joyner Fine Properties as a Realtor.
Advertising and Marketing
Erin Bray has joined circle S studio as senior designer. She had been with LMO Advertising in Washington, D.C.
Ralph Cummins has joined CapTech Ventures Inc. as executive director for the customer experience practice. He had been with EMM Group.
John A. Budesky is county administrator for Goochland County, effective Aug. 1. He is currently a Hanover County deputy county administrator. He has degrees from Edinboro State University and Virginia Tech.
The 2016-2020 board of directors for Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden are: Anedra Bourne with the city of Richmond; Gary Gore with ACIMA Private Wealth; Mike C. Gray with Commonwealth Partnerships Group; Candace Lindenzweig, garden designer, instructor and writer; Debbie Sydow with Richard Bland College of William and Mary; J. Melvin Watkins with M&T Bank Commercial Real Estate; and Mary Wick, community volunteer and a former president of the Garden’s board of directors.
The 2016-17 directors for the National Association of Women Business Owners, Richmond chapter: president, Caryn Foster Durham with Charles Ryan Associates; president elect, Deanna Hathaway with Hathaway Adair; immediate past president, Lee Brazzell with Transformation Consulting; treasurer, Michelle Fowler with Fowler & Co.; secretary, Pamela Gavin with Gavin Law Offices; Carla Bailey with USA Backgrounds Inc.; Kathy Dolan with Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity; Liz Funke with Funk-e Consulting; Danielle Gilbert with Bon Secours Virginia Health System; Kimberly Letteer with Lettier Event Planning Studio; Deana Oseguera with PrideStaff Richmond (Northwest); Janine Randazzo with Janine Randazzo Dentistry; and Zee Worstell with AccelerateHER.
The 2016-2017 executive board officers and members for the Virginia Production Alliance are: president, Heather Waters; vice president, Lisa Giles; secretary, David Sanderlin; treasurer, Brenda Moore and legislative chair, Terry Stroud; and Bill Armstrong, Tiffany Armstrong, Gwynne Brown, Donald “Spec” Campen, Jr., Scott Carter, Kahil Dotay, Trip Payne and Richard Travis.