The Herd: New hires and promotions for 12.20.16


Jonathan Urick

Jonathan Urick

Jonathan D. Urick has joined the appellate practice of McGuireWoods as an associate. He clerked for U.S. Supreme Court Justices Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas. He has degrees from the University of Delaware and the University of Virginia.

Peyton M. Stroud has joined the corporate and public finance practice groups of Christian & Barton as an associate. She has degrees from the University of Virginia and the University of Richmond.

Ashley Ryan Passero has joined Isler Dare as an associate. She will focus her practice in state and federal litigation and labor and employment matters. She had been with Babst, Calland, Clements & Zomnir in Pittsburgh.


Joining Networking Technologies + Support:

Joe Mitchell is a warehouse supervisor.

Joshua Li is a systems administrator.

Jesse Wolford is a project administrator.

Alex Jones is a PC install technician.

Tatyanna Dickerson is a medical call center specialist.

Gil Clarke is a helpdesk support specialist.

Kennan Seaman is a deskside support specialist.

Brian Andress

Brian Andress


Brian Andress has joined First Tennessee Bank as treasury management sales officer. He is a graduate of Virginia Tech.


The Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services reports the following promotions:

Scott Grimes is human resources director. He had been employee relations manager. He has degrees from the University of Virginia and the University of Richmond.

Rhonda Jeter is director of independent living. She was administrator of the Statewide Independent Living Council. She has degrees from Radford University and Virginia Commonwealth University.

Terri Abernethy

Terri Abernethy

Real Estate

Terri Abernethy has joined the Westham office of Long & Foster Real Estate.

Jimmy Martin has been promoted to senior associate at CBRE | Richmond.


Dave Spriggs

Dave Spriggs

At Draper Aden Associates:

David Spriggs has been elected as a principal. He is the division manager for the structural engineering department.

Bob Bonk and Jeff Nelson are senior associates. Bonk is director of innovative surveying serices in the surveying and subsurface engineering division. Nelson is business development manager and education and institutional sector champion.

Tim Allen, Dan Anderson and Tim Cretney are associates. Allen is a senior design engineer in the structural division. Anderson is an engineer in the geotechnical division. Cretney is chief financial officer.

Alesia Alexander

Alesia Alexander


Alesia K. Alexander has joined Comfort Zone Camp as national program director. She had been with Project KARMA Inc.

Financial Services

G.F. “Penn” Pendleton III has joined Equity Concepts as a wealth manager. He had been with Clark/Bardes.


Kate McCullough has joined McKinnon & Harris as the director of public relations and advertising.

Andreas Addison

Andreas Addison

Accounting/Payroll Services

Andreas Addison has joined Dominion Payroll as director of strategy and engagement. He has degrees from Virginia Tech and the University of Richmond.


Savannah Butler has joined Kinsale Insurance as an associate underwriter in healthcare. She is a graduate of Radford University.

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