The Herd: New hires, promotions & departures for 3.12.19

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Ashley Winsky


Ashley W. Winsky has joined Gentry Locke as a partner in the transportation, insurance, plaintiff personal Injury, and civil litigation practices. She has degrees from Virginia Tech and George Mason University.

Brian Chase and Eddie Bagnell have been elected shareholders of Spotts Fain. Chase focuses his practice commercial real estate, corporate, and lending transactions. Bagnell focuses his practice on civil and estate litigation. Both men are graduates of the University of Virginia and the University of Richmond’s T.C. Williams School of Law.

Real Estate

Mike Ferguson.

Mike Ferguson has been promoted to president of Dominion Due Diligence Group. He had been vice president – technical services. He has degrees from Ryerson Polytechnic University, the University of Toronto and Averett University.


Don Bragg is director of membership and marketing for the Independent Insurance Agents of Virginia. He had been with Hanover Insurance Co. and has degrees from the University of Richmond and James Madison University.

Joining Kinsale Insurance Co.:

Brian Campbell is scrum master in the IT department.

Annie Markowski is a business analyst. She is a graduate of James Madison University.

Jon O’Hara is an associate underwriter – management liability. He is a graduate of Randolph College.

Business Services

At Mercer:

Paige Clay (left) and Gabrielle Moss.

Paige Clay has been promoted to managing partner. She has degrees from Virginia Tech and Virginia Commonwealth University.

Jeff Dussault has joined the firm as a principal and client manager. He had been with Conduent HR Services and is a graduate of Cornell University.

Gabrielle Moss has joined Mercer Health & Benefits as an actuarial analyst.

Jeff Dussault.

Financial Services

Deborah A. Ward has joined Luxon Financial as a client service associate. She had been with Yankee Candle Co. and is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University.


At West Creek Financial:

James Kresge is chief technology officer. He had been with Capital One.

Matt Edmunds is executive vice president of sales. He had been with Neustar.


Jill Carmichael.

Jill Carmichael has joined Wythe Ave Consulting as the marketing coordinator. She had been with iStar.


Allison De Luca has joined the Colonial Downs Group as racing secretary. She had been with Tampa Bay Downs. She is a graduate of the University of Arizona.


Dr. Thomas Cooke III, Dr. Preston Loving, and John Wheelock with the VCU School of Dentistry have joined the board of the Virginia Dental Association Foundation.

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