The Herd: New hires and promotions for 1.10.17

Nate Storey

Nate Story


Nathaniel L. “Nate” Story has been promoted to partner at Hirschler Fleischer. He is a member of the construction and suretyship practice.  He has degrees from the College of William and Mary and Regent University.

Real Estate

Brad McGetrick has joined CoStar Group as research director, talent acquisition & development.  He had been director of brokerage with Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer.

Sallie Pruitt is director of marketing for Commonwealth Commercial Partners.

Accounting & Payroll Services

Joining Dominion Payroll:

Scott Byer is a sales consultant.  He had been with Richmond International Raceway.

Alex Henn is support specialist lead.  He had been with Intuit.

Sara Forrest is an accounting specialist.  She is a graduate of Christopher Newport University.

Katie Drash Mapes is a Tier 3 support specialist.

Jennifer F. Flinchum heads the newly formed family executive and entrepreneurial advisory services team with Keiter.  She had been with tax practice leader.

Chris Schutt

Chris Schutt


Mark M. Deutsch is chief executive officer of Pediatric Partners of Virginia.  He had been executive director/owner of BNI-Central Virginia.

Jan Gannon is chief nursing executive of HCA Capital Division.  She has degrees from the University of Mississippi and the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Chris Schutt has been promoted to regional managing principal for OneDigital Health and Benefits Mid-Atlantic Region.

Amanda Huelskamp

Amanda Huelskamp

Business Services

Charleen Pine McManus has joined MPULL as solutions director – North America. She is a graduate of James Madison University.

Dawne Brooks Gulla is executive director and chief networking officer of BNI-Central Virginia.

Ted Hanson has been promoted to president of On Assignment Inc.   He has degrees from Virginia Tech and Virginia Commonwealth University.

Amanda Huelskamp has joined Virginia Business Systems as marketing support representative.

Financial Services

Scott Luxton and Bob Jenvey have joined Cantor Fitzgerald as managing directors in the fixed income sales-debt capital markets division.  They had been with Wells Fargo Securities.

Jack Kasprzak Jr. is the director of research with Heritage Wealth Advisors.  He is on the Heritage Investment Policy Committee. He had been with BB&T Capital Markets.  He has degrees from the University of Virginia and the College of William and Mary.


George Whitley

George Whitley

At TowneBank:

George Whitley is senior executive vice president and chief legal officer.  He had been with LeClair Ryan.

Curtis H. Straub III has been promoted to senior vice president in the commercial banking division.

At Park Sterling:

Sean Link is a senior commercial banker focused on commercial operating businesses.  He had been with Union Bank and is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University.

Robert Campbell is a commercial banker in commercial real estate. He had been with Essex Bank and is a graduate of Mercer University.

Justin Ingram is a business banker.  He had been with Eastern Virginia Bank and is a graduate of Radford University.

Thomas Winston has joined Union Bank & Trust as a senior vice president and commercial lender in Three James Center office. He had been with SunTrust Banks Inc. and is a graduate of Hampden-Sydney College.

At Union Bankshares Corp.:

John C. Ashbury is chief executive officer.

G. William Beale is executive vice chairman.

L. Duane Smith Jr. is senior vice president and chief marketing officer.

Matt Paciocco has joined the Bank of Lancaster as senior vice president, commercial banking.  He had been with Park Sterling Bank.

Gail Taylor

Gail Taylor

Investment Services

Gail Taylor has joined Cherry Bekaert Wealth Management as a client service manager. She had been with SunTrust Bank Wealth Management.


The 2017 officers for the Richmond Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America are: president, Jennifer Guild; president-elect, Cameron McPherson; first vice president of professional development, Greg Surber; second vice president of awards, Casey Prentice; third vice president of membership, Windy Campbell; secretary, Diana Burkett; and treasurer, Judi Crenshaw.

Greg Peters is chair of the board of directors for The United Methodist Association.  He is president and chief executive officer of United Methodist Family Services.

Mortgage Banking

At Southern Trust Mortgage:

Clavis Smith is regional manager of Virginia. He had been with Prime Lending and is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Chris Lesteris a loan officer at the Mechanicsville branch. He had been with Prime Lending.

Tom Lineberry is a loan officer at the Innsbrook office.  He had been with Prime Lending.


At Mason & Hanger:

Jarett Chaine is an electrical engineer.  He is a gradute of Virginia Commonwealth University.

Christina Blake is a BIM coordinator.  She is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University.


Billy Towler is production director for BH Media Group Hanover Production Plant.  He had been production manager and a graduate of Strayer University.


Cabell Ackerly has joined Comprehensive Development Strategies as senior director.  He had been with Bon Secours Virginia Health System.

Gibson Luck has joined Dominion Construction Partners as managing director.

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