The Herd: New hires, promotions and departures for 10.20.20

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Greg Peters, CEO and president of the United Methodist Family Services, has announced his retirement, effective in April.


Joining Harman Claytor Corrigan & Wellman:

John E. Peterson Jr. is a partner. He has degrees from the University of Alabama and George Mason University.

Justin G. Guthrie is an associate. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia and Tulane University.

Real Estate

Jerry Hoyt is in-house appraiser for Dudley Resources.

Sheilah Augustine and Mike Young have joined Liz Moore & Associates.

Joining Long & Foster Real Estate:

Rose Maghdouri is with the Strawberry Street sales office.

Kate Franzen is with the Tuckahoe sales office.

Kevin Bare is with the Westham sales office.


Zach Webber has joined Brown Edwards & Co. as a director. He had been with Keiter and has degrees from James Madison University and Virginia Commonwealth University.


Janine Parker Woods has been appointed associate administrator for the Virginia Cooperation Extension programming with Virginia State University. She had been with the North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.


At LifeSpire of Virginia:

Paula Bolton has been named vice president of clinical services. She had been corporate director.

Deb Ledbetter is vice president of talent management.


Suzanne Cardwell has joined CarMax as chief diversity and inclusion officer.


At Networking Technologies + Support:

Members of Key Web Concepts are:

Jim Thomas is director of web strategies and development.

Jon Otero is creative director.

Patrick McIntosh is web designer.

Samuel Goodrich, Kevin Marshall, Anna Menendez and Christian Schick are copywriter and SEO specialists.

Allie Songer is client relations specialist.

Joining from Simmons Computer Solutions:

Chris Simmons is senior infrastructure specialist.

Nicholas Thiessen is managed services specialist.

Tyler Cohee and Sean Etheridge are technical support specialists.

Tim Pallett is a structured cabling technician.

David McCall is a structured cabling assistant.

Joining the firm:

Eric Buffenstein is director of technical services.

John Rutty is a field engineer.

Itxaso Ameden, Bud Bryant, Leland Caprara, T.J. Cox, Reid Derdevanis, Richard Fowlkes and Casey Ryan are deskside support specialists.

Andrea Nagle is a helpdesk support specialist.

Ethan Benton is a systems administrator.

Neil Fincham is a journeyman electrician.

Samantha Rodgers is a call center specialist.

Brandi Duncan is an inside sales specialist.

Demi Stath is an administrative assistant.


Caroline Logan is president of the board of directors for Celebrate RVA. She is with Virginia Tourism Corp.


Spencer Oakley has joined Workshop Digital as business development manager. He is a graduate of the University of Mississippi.

Joining Kinsale Insurance Co.:

Nikki May is an associate underwriter – allied health. She is a graduate of Virginia Tech.

Kristin Cuff is a business analyst – IT. She is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University.

Rich Perez is business analyst manager – IT. He is a graduate of the University of Richmond.

Brooke Taylor is an associate underwriter – health care. She is a graduate of Virginia Tech.

Matt Bernheart is an associate underwriter – management liability. He is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University.

Fidelis Atabong is senior data engineer in IT.

Sarah Chester is an associate underwriter – inland marine. She is a graduate of Virginia Tech.

Page Farmer is an associate underwriter – commercial property.

Patrick Perscky is a desktop support specialist in IT. He is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University.

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