The Herd: New hires, promotions and departures for 2.28.17


Tasha Chambers has resigned from the Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia, effective Feb. 28.  Adele Johnson will serve as interim executive director.

Lawrence C. Haake III will retire from the Chesterfield County Electoral Board, effective April 1.  Constance L. Tyler has been appointed to replace him. She will be general registrar and director of elections.

Michael L. Toalson, the chief executive officer for the Home Builders Association of Virginia is retiring, effective June 30.


Betsy Davis has joined LeClairRyan as a shareholder on the labor and employment and business litigation teams.  She has degrees from the University of Virginia and the University of Richmond.

W. Randolph Robins Jr. has joined Emroch and Kilduff as an attorney.  He focuses his practice in personal injury and medical malpractice.  He has degrees from the University of North Carolina and American University.

William F. Seymour IV is a director in the litigation, business law and estate planning and administration rractice groups with FloranceGordonBrown.  His practice focuses on civil matters, including corporate law, business law and insurance defense.  He has degrees from Hampden-Sydney College and University of Richmond.  He  had been a founding principal in the firm of Cherry, Seymour & Baronian.

Mark Johnson

Mark Johnson


Mark Johnson is chief executive officer for BetterMed Urgent Care.

Joining Bon Secours Richmond Health System:

Dr. Roberta Bogaev is medical director of the Advanced Heart Failure and Mechanical Circulatory Support Center.  She had been with the Texas Heart Institute and has degrees from Virginia Tech and the University of Virginia.

Dr. Winslow J. Borkowski Jr. will lead the Pediatric Neurology Clinic at Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital. He has degrees from the University of Pennsylvania and Thomas Jefferson University.

Dr. Cynthia Maghakian is an Adult Psychiatrist with Dominion Outpatient Services.  She has degrees from the State University of New York at Oneonta and La Faculte Libre de Medecine de Lille, France.

Andy Brownstein

Andy Brownstein

Real Estate

Andy Brownstein is president of GRS Title Services.  He will continue to serve as general counsel for GRS Title Services and Global Realty Services Group.  He has two degrees from the University of Virginia.

Christopher Naughten has been promoted to senior vice president and operations manager for the national commercial services office of Fidelity National Title Insurance Co.

William Sanford Jr. has been promoted to vice president of Appraisal Group Inc.


Joining Techead:

Katie Swaim is an account manager.  She had been with ICONMA.

Linda Ellis is a senior recruiter.  She had been with SLAIT.

Public Relations

Tony Scida has been named director, creative services at The Hodges Partnership. He is a graduate of Shenandoah University.

Jay Payne

Jay Payne


Jay Payne is managing partner of tax services for BDO USA. He has degrees from Arizona State University.


Robert Wake is vice president of finance for Barber Martin Agency.  He had beenw ith SMARTBOX Solutions.  He is a graduate of the University of Virginia.

Becca Hardy has been promoted to associate creative director at Five19Creative. She had been senior art director.

Government Appointments

Jamelle Wilson has been appointed by the Governor to the Virginia Board of Education.  She is the dean of the School of Professional and Continuing Studies at the University of Richmond.

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