The Herd: New hires, promotions & departures for 9.29.20

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Ronald A. Crutcher will step down as president of the University of Richmond with the goal of the next president taking office no later than July 1, 2022.


The board of directors for the Central Virginia Legal Aid Society are: president, Chris Trible with McGuireWoods; vice president, Earl Gee with the Gee Law Firm; treasurer, Heather Hays Lockerman with the office of the Virginia Attorney General; secretary, Patrice Shelton with Richmond City Health District and Richmond Tenant Organization.

Real Estate

Susan Powell has joined NAI Dominion as property/project manager.

Ryder Mull has joined Shaheen, Ruth, Martin at Fonville as a Realtor.


Mary Margaret Kastelberg will join the boards of directors of Village Bank and Trust Financial and Village Bank, effective Oct.1. She is with Alpha Wealth Advisors.

Economic Development

Audrey Polk is vice president of business development for Greater Richmond Partnership. She is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University.


Spencer Garrett with Canal Capital Management has joined the board of directors at Northstar Academy.

Dr. Danny Avula and Jamelle S. Wilson have been elected to the board of the Virginia Early Childhood Foundation. Avula is with Richmond City and Henrico County Health Departments. Wilson is with the University of Richmond.


Allie Jarret has been promoted to associate with Quinn Evans.

Business Services

Renee Hall is A&D strategist and sales for Image Business Interiors.


Kimberly Townsend has joined Jonas Marketing as a website designer. She is a graduate of Virginia State University.

Shelby Maceda is an account manager with Addison Clark. She had been with Planet Central and is a graduate of Christopher Newport University.

Jansen Collins is a full stack developer for Xponent 21.

Joining Lewis Media Partners:

Lisa Matulis is an account lead.

Chris Fay is channel owner, search.


The 2020-2021 officers and members on the board of directors for the Virginia Association of Fundraising Executives are: president, Robinette Tiller with VCU Massey Cancer Center; vice-president, David Sams with The Community Tax Law Project; secretary/treasurer, Harry Warner with Fahrenheit Advisors; immediate past president, Jennifer O’Rourke with Richmond Metropolitan Habitat for Humanity; membership chair, Will Glasco with Preservation Virginia; programs chair, Sara Higgins with Shalom Farms; communications chair, Lindsay Lane Robinson with Northstar Academy. At-large board members are: Leigh Busby with Greater Richmond Fit4Kids; Samantha Charlet with United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg; Jennifer Cunningham with Better Housing Coalition; Courtney Elliott with Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden; Susan Herzick with SOAR365; Corey Humphrey with VCU School of Education; Samantha Wheeler Marrs with Virginia Commonwealth University; Laurie Ursiny with Hanover Habitat for Humanity; Jennifer Whiteside with VPM; and Roy Zeidman with Special Olympics Virginia.

The 2020-2021 board and committee chairs for the Virginia chapter of the Society for Marketing Professional Services are: president, Caitlin Bakan with Barton Malow Builders; president-elect, Valerie James with W.M. Jordan Co.; past president, Jennifer Johnson with W.M. Jordan Co.; treasurer, Tara Harris with VHB; secretary, Betsy Loeb with Stewart; education director, Kate Cerone with WPL; education/conference director, Danielle Ruble with RRMM Architects; membership chair, Jennifer Ahmad with NXL; communications chair, Annie Colpitts with Barton Malow Builders; sponsorship chair, Emily Ripka with NXL; CPSM chair, Jodie Day with Quinn Evans; and chapter fellow delegate, Tim Klabunde with Timmons Group.

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