The Herd: New hires and promotions for 9.12.17

James Hoffman

James Hoffman

Government Relations

At KVCF Solutions:

J. Lynwood Butner is senior consultant.

James Hoffman has been promoted to associate consultant.


John C. “Dean” Williams has joined Mitchell Wiggins as tax director. He had been with Heritage Wealth Advisors and holds degrees from Washington & Lee University and the University of Virginia.

Dixon Hughes Goodman reports the following promotions:

Stephen Kimberlin is a senior manager – tax services.

Chris Kalafatis is a senior manager – risk advisory services.

Christopher Caputo is a manager – forensics and valuation services.

Brandon Killian is a manager – assurance services.

LaKrisha Watson is a manager – tax services.

Stacey Ford is a manager – campus recruiting.

Eric Albee is a senior associate – assurance services.

Shelby VanStavern is a senior associate – tax services.

Daniel Helfert is a lead consultant – risk advisory services.

Joanna Fowler is a senior consultant – DHG healthcare.

Melissa Watson is an associate – marketing coordinator.


M. Andrew McLean has joined First Bank as market president. He has degrees from the University of Virginia and the University of Richmond.

Nathalia Artus is a community development banker for Union Bank & Trust.

Anthony Reedy

Anthony Reedy

Real Estate

Jason Guillot is a principal with Thalhimer Realty Partners Inc.

The Virginia Realtors reports the following:

Laura Farley has been promoted to general counsel. She has degrees from the University of Maryland and George Mason University.

Anthony Reedy has been promoted to vice president of political operations. He is a graduate of Virginia Tech.

At CBRE | Richmond:

Rebecca Barricklow has been promoted to assistant vice president.

Charles Wentworth has been promoted to first vice president.

Brandon Lewis has been promoted to associate director. He had been a senior real estate manager.

Lily Cameron

Lily Cameron

Landon Malaby and Hunter Foster have been promoted to real estate managers. They had been assistant real estate managers. Landon graduated from Virginia Tech alum and Hunter graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Lily Cameron has joined the Strawberry Street office of Long & Foster Real Estate.

Michele Mayberry has joined Liz Moore & Associates.

Marketing/Public Relations/Advertising

Brooke Thaxton has joined The King Agency as project manager. She had been with Uzurv and is a graduate of Christopher Newport University.

Chris Shumaker is rejoining The Martin Agency as EVP, managing director – growth and CMO. He had been with FCB Worldwide in New York.


Chelsea Brooks has joined Kinsale Insurance Co. as an underwriting assistant. She is a graduate of Virginia Tech.

Investment Banking

Matrix Capital Markets Group Inc. reports the following:

M. Vance Saunders has been promoted to managing director and principal.

John J. Underwood has been promoted to managing director.

Carlton C. Zesch has been promoted to senior analyst.

Martin C. P. McElroy Jr. is an analyst in the consumer and industrial products group. He had been with Stifel Nicolaus. He is a graduate of the University of Richmond.

Kyle B. Tipping is an analyst in the downstream energy and convenience retail group. He had been with JoycePayne Partners and is a graduate of Washington & Lee University.


At the Substance Abuse and Addiction Recovery Alliance of Virginia:

Paige Bullen is executive director. She had been with HeartGift in San Antonio, Texas and is a graduate of the University of Virginia.

Marjorie Yates is manager, recovery services and training. She had been the interim acting executive director.

The board of directors for celebrate! RVA are president, Stinson Munday with Linden Legal Strategies; vice president and finance committee chair, James Baber IV with Janney and Co.; fundraising committee chair, Britt Olwine with the Virginia General Assembly and secretary of the board, Kelsey Leavey with The Hodges Partnership.

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