The Herd: New hires, promotions & departures for 1.5.21

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Editor’s Note: This post has been updated to clarify that Christopher Malone will continue his law practice at ThompsonMcMullan while stepping down from his role as the firm’s president. 


David Owen, president of Boone Homes, will be leaving the company March 31. Mitchell Bode will be promoted to president.


Christopher M. Malone has stepped down as president of ThompsonMcMullan. He will serve in an emeritus role and will continue his law practice within the firm. William “Billy” Tunner succeeds him as president and managing partner.

Jeremiah M. Yourth has joined Kase and Associates as managing attorney for the new office in Richmond. He had been with Owen & Owens.


John Jones has been appointed vice president of research and microeconomics analysis with the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. He has degrees from the College of William and Mary and the University of Wisconsin.


Ginger O’Neil is executive director of the Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School Foundation. She had been with Richmond Metropolitan Habitat for Humanity.


Joining the Petersburg Department of Economic Development:

Clay Mansell is an economic development fellow.

Cynthia Boone is an administrative assistant.

Business Services

Pem Hutchinson and Jonathan Price have been promoted to senior directors in the sales and marketing team at CSC Leasing Co.


John Zinzarella is CFO for GRTC, effective Jan. 6. He had been with the Metropolitan District Commission in Hartford, Connecticut.


At Kaléo:

Allison Bridges is vice president and general manager of allergy and pediatrics. She had been vice president of access and trade.

T.J. Childress was promoted to senior director of access and trade. He had been director of finance.


Antonia Hite has been promoted to account executive at circle S studio. She is a graduate of University of Virginia.


Joining Kinsale Insurance Co.:

Sam Turner is an associate underwriter – professional liability. He is a graduate of Hampden-Sydney College.

Kate Settle is claims counsel.

Mike Horn is product owners – IT. He is a graduate of Saginaw Valley State University.

Donna Berardi is claims services assistant. She is a graduate of Richard Bland College.

Danny Wahlquist is senior developer – IT. He is a graduate of the University of Memphis.

Josh Caro is scrum master – IT. He is a graduate of George Mason University.

Brandon Abell is associate underwriter – commercial property. He is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University.

Luke Marshall and Julie Wright are associate underwriters – excess casualty.

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