The Herd: New hires, promotions & departures for 6.25.19

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Benjamin H. Traynham


Dawn South and Dawn DeBoer have formed DeBoerSouth, a family law firm.

Benjamin H. Traynham is an associate in the government affairs section of Hancock Daniel. He had been with the U.S. House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology and has degrees from Auburn University and the University of Richmond.


Yolanda Williams

Eddie Phillips

Yolanda M. Williams is controller for Matrix Capital Markets Group Inc. She had been with TDBBS (dba Best Bully Sticks) and is a graduate of James Madison University.

Eddie Phillips has joined Heritage Wealth Advisors as a strategic client advisor. He had been with Xenith Bank and has degrees from the College of William and Mary and the University of Michigan.

William M. Noftsinger Jr. has joined Alpha Omega Wealth Management as senior investment manager. He had been with Davenport & Co. and has degrees from Campbell University and the University of Richmond.

Real Estate

Beth Dalton

Beth Dalton has been named managing broker for the Tuckahoe and Centerpointe offices of Long & Foster Real Estate. She had been with the firm’s Blacksburg office.

Vladamir Slobodnik has joined Exit First Realty as a Realtor.

Shannon Godfrey-Johnson has joined Keller Williams Richmond West Brokerage. She had been with the Virginia Tourism Corp.

Business Services

Khalil Thomas

Joining Apex Systems:

Amber Bayton, Caroline Cox, Chelsea Funk, Erin Skevington, Everett Sjostrom, Jacinda Bruno, Jessica Voyack, Joe Measell, Josie Motes, Kenya Gray, Khalil Thomas, Madison Muscat, Megan Coutts, Samantha Sadler and Victoria Ezell are national recruiters.

Andrew Bender is a staffing recruiter.


Stephanie Wisneski has been named general manager of Rosie’s Gaming Emporium at Colonial Downs. She had been director of compliance with Colonial Downs Group. She is a graduate of Ivy Tech College.

Tyler Pease

Stephanie Wisneski


The 2019-2020 board of directors for Henrico Court Appointed Special Advocates: president, Jon Ganues with McKesson Corp.; vice president, Betsy Beach; secretary, Fannie Mallonee; and treasurer, Mary Jo Sisson-Vaughan. Board members at large are Chris Durand with DPR Construction; Anne Preston Farmer; Rabbi Adam Winston; Mario Chambers with the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Development Services; and Paul Ronson with Liesfeld Contractor Inc. Board advisors are: Nancy Edmunds and Cindy Spangler; Chas Heng with Altria; and Jess Stankus-Smith with BrownGreer.


Tyler Pease has joined Colab as an UX strategist.

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