The Herd: New hires and promotions for 5.2.17


Sona Chawla has been elected to the board of directors for CarMax Inc. She will sit on the audit committee. She is with Kohl’s.


Joining Baskervill:

Jessie Walton is an interior designer in the workspace studio.

Catherine Hamner is a project designer in the manufacturing and logistics studio. She is a graduate of Virginia Tech.

Emily Broadwell is a project designer in the hotels and resorts studio. She had been with Gresham, Smith & Partners and is a graduate of the University of Virginia.

Cheyenne Sheafe is a project architect in the hotels and resorts studio. He had been with SWA Architects and has degrees from the University of New Mexico and the University of Virginia.

Katie Horan is an interior designer in the hotels and resorts studio. She had been with ADO architects and is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University.

R. Corey Clayborne is AIA Virginia Executive Vice President/CEO, effective June 1. He is currently project manager and senior architect with Wiley |Wilson.


City of Petersburg reports the following:

Dennis L. Rubin has been named chief of the Petersburg Fire/Rescue & Emergency Services Department, effective May 15.   He had been the fire chief in Washington, D.C. from 2007 t0 2011.

Charles L. Koonce Jr. is the general manager of of Petersburg Area Transit, effective May 15.  He had been director of operations at the Williamsburg Area Transit Agency.

Craig Kocher

Craig Kocher


Erin O’Regan has joined the Blue Sky Fund as director of development. She had been with Sabot at Stony Point School and The United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg.

Craig Kocher has been appointed university chaplin for the University of Richmond, effective May 15. He is the senior pastor of Oak Ridge United Methodist Church in Greensboro. He has degrees from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Duke Divinity School and Columbia Theological Seminary.

Real Estate

Tom Price has joined Riverstone Properties as a real estate analyst.

Courtney Wright has joined the Strawberry Street office of Long & Foster Real Estate.


Associates joining SingleStone:

Dusty Coppinger is a business analyst consultant on the core consulting solution team.

Ryan Friedberg is a senior business/data analyst consultant on the core consulting solution team.

Kate Hendricks is the marketing manager.

Investment Banking

Davenport & Co. reports the following promotions:

Timothy S. Taylor has been elected to the Executive Committee.   He is a managing director.

Henry L. Valentine III is a managing director.

William R. B. Hershey is chief financial officer.

Timothy A. Coggeshall, Elizabeth P. Crabtree, R. Gaillard Owen, Ten Eyck T. Wellford Jr., Virginia Burn Wortham are senior vice presidents.

Mark N. Reams is first vice president and controller.

Charles C. Munford, Jerry H. Pisecki,  and Jack D. Wolford are first vice presidents.

Bradford Seagraves, Brian L. Ward and Coleman Wortham are vice presidents.

Kristine P. Becker, Joanna B. Nelson, Marcie M. Fleming, Peggy A. Harding, Marion Kastenbaum, Gary D. LeClair Jr., Peter G. Lind, Whitney L. Thomas, Kathleen L. Thompson, and Harry R. Yates IV are associate vice presidents.

Ryan P. Hanley is a software developer in IT.

Kelly McDonald is assistant controller, accounting.

Denise A. Simon is supervisor, operations.

Cecilia Hodges

Cecilia Hodges


Cecilia Hodges has been promoted to senior vice president at M&T Bank. where she will serve as market president for the Central and Southern Virginia.


Joining Raymond James from Merrill Lynch:

C. Kemper Wharton and M. Todd Oney are senior vice presidents, investments.

Rangeley Turner and Margie Gray are senior registered client associates.

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