The Herd: New hires, promotions & departures for 12.4.18

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Howard Tew, vice president and partner of The Capstone Contracting Co., is retiring.


Steven Forbes has joined Moran Reeves Conn as an associate attorney in the business, real estate, and securities section. He has degrees from Virginia Commonwealth University and North Carolina Central University.

Courtney Reigel has joined Gavin Law Offices as intellectual property associate. She has degrees from the University of Alabama and the University of Richmond.

D. Paul Holdsworth has joined IslerDare as an associate. He focuses his practice in employment counseling and litigation. He had been with Glenn Feldmann Darby & Goodlatte in Roanoke and has degrees from Brigham Young University and the University of Richmond.


Caine Parker is senior video editor for Studio Center.

At the editorial pages of the Richmond Times Dispatch:

James Bacon joined as senior editorial writer. He is the founder of Bacon’s Rebllion website and will continue to own and manage the blog.

Robin Beres has been promoted to deputy editor. She had been associate editor.

Cindy Paris has been promoted to senior editor for commentary. She had been associate editor of the editorial pages.


Trey Wilson is the new play-by-play broadcaster and director of communications and broadcasting for the Richmond Flying Squirrels. He had been the Altoona Curve and is a graduate of Bluefield College.


Catherine “Kate” Mardigian is executive director of Jacob’s Chance.


Anna von Gehr has been named executive director of development and strategic initiatives for the VCU School of the Arts, effective Jan. 1. She is currently with The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, Florida. She has degrees from the University of California, Santa Cruz and the San Francisco State University.


At Draper Aden Associates:

Robert Mann is survey division manager. He had been with AES Consulting Engineers.

David Ashley is a team leader in survey division. He had been with SAM Companies in Manassas Park, Virginia.

Real Estate

Lisa Sturtevant is chief economist for Virginia Realtors. She has degrees from Wake Forest University, the University of Maryland and George Mason University.

Anna Clark has joined Liz Moore & Associates.

John Thiel, Kevin Morris, Chris Douglas, Evelyn Atkins and Indre Seedlen have joined the Grove Avenue office of Long & Foster Real Estate.


Jessica Ritter was promoted to director of the interior design studio at Glavé & Holmes Architecture. She is a senior associate and interior designer.


Maggie Murray joins Workshop Digital as an SEO analyst II. She had been with Elephant Insurance and is a graduate of Randolph College.

Joining the Spurrier Group:

Amy Venhuizen is senior project manager/account director.

Sarah Knapp is a senior media buyer.

Kristina Williams is operations manager.

Financial Services

Joseph “Clay” Stiles IV has joined Luxon Financial as finance manager. He had been with KPMG and is a graduate of James Madison University.


At Dominion Payroll:

Erin Carlson is a benefits specialist.

Debbie Dennis is a client support specialist.

Jessica Dickerson is an implementation specialist.

Anna Doutt is a client services assistant.

Isabelle Tobe is marketing coordinator.

Colscon Wiley is a sales development representative.

Megan Wolfgang is HR generalist.

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