The Herd: New hires, promotions & departures for 1.12.21

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U.S. Attorney G. Zachary Terwilliger will step down from his post as U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, effective Jan. 15.


F. Jesse Bausch, Michael R. Bedsaul, Gregory P. Bergethon and Stephen V. Durbin have been elected shareholders of Sands Anderson.

Real Estate

Tammy Mauldin and Rohit Karnati are Realtors with Exit First Realty.

At Colliers International:

Tony Cortez and Scott Stewart are lead building engineers.

Tony Luna and Paul Farnes are building engineers.

Prashant Merchant is a senior vice president – capital markets.

Nic Wade is an assistant vice president – capital markets.

Rebecca Black joins as a lease administrator.

Price Riggs joins as a senior property manager.

At Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer:

Karla Knight has been promoted to associate in the commercial brokerage group.

Adam P. Holbrook, Kelly M. Meehan and Lindsay Mujacic have been promoted to senior portfolio managers in the commercial property services group.

At Shaheen, Ruth, Martin & Fonville Real Estate:

Betsy Stanley, Stephen Moth and Skipper Garrett are Realtors.

Byrl Taylor and Gaye Moth are associate brokers.

At Long & Foster Real Estate:

Terry Bywaters, Jessica Cooper, Corey Chandler, Fran Maggi and Erica Orcutt have  joined the Village of Midlothian office.

Kate Franzen has joined the Tuckahoe office.


Kevin W. Christensen was promoted to director in Berkeley Research Group’s Economics and Damages community.


Grant J. Heston has been named vice president for university relations and will serve as chief communications officer for Virginia Commonwealth University and VCU Health System. He had been with the University of Central Florida.


Brittany Harlow has joined Whitman, Requardt & Associates as marketing coordinator. She is a graduate of Radford University.

Draper Aden reports the following promotions:

Thomas Laughlin is a senior project manager on the environmental team.

Joe Cole is an associate on the information technology team.


Jessica Rice is director of human resources for Goochland County. She had been with Fluvanna County.

Scott Liebold has been named interim fire chief for Petersburg, effective Jan. 16. He had been with the Newport News Fire Department.

At Henrico County:

Tom LaBelle has been appointed chief of staff for the Division of Fire. He had been deputy chief of community risk reduction.

Barbara West is chief of staff for the Police Division, effective Jan. 16. She had been with the Chicago Police Department.

At the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors:

James “Jim” Holland is the 2021 chair. He is the Dale District supervisor.

Christopher M. Winslow is vice chair. He is the Clover Hill District supervisor.

Business Services

At Fringe:

Carl Sajous is an account executive for the sales team. He had been with MV Transportation and is a graduate of Old Dominion University.

Brandon Lewis is product design lead for the development team. He is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University.

At the Small Business Development Center:

Ryann Lofchie is director.

Rodney Williams is assistant director.


Anderson Hayes has joined The Hodges Partnership as an account executive.


Lisa Trapp is program and outreach manager for Capital Trees. She had been with Rockwood Nature Park with Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation. and is a graduate of Virginia Tech.

Joining the Virginia Academy of Science, Engineering, and Medicine: Dr. Andrew Bazemore with the Center for Professionalism & Value in Health Care; Charles F. Bolden Jr.; James Galloway with the University of Virginia; Dr. Arthur L. Kellermann with VCU Health System; Dr. K. Craig Kent with the University of Virginia; Dr. Chen-Ching Liu with Virginia Tech; Dr. M. Norman Oliver, state health commissioner; Dr. William A. Petri Jr. with the University of Virginia; Dr. David S. Wilkes with the University of Virginia; Timothy D. Wilson with the University of Virginia


Peyton Cheely Edwards is the principal for KDW Home. She is a graduate of the University of Georgia.


Joining Networking Technologies + Support:

Michael Campbell and Jeremy Johnson are account managers.

Sandra Taylor is an accounts payable specialist.

George Condry, DaJuan Hawkins, Brooke Marshall, Michael Smith and Reggi Villanueva are deskside support specialists.

Breon Jackson is a parts purchasing specialist.


Eric Perkins has been appointed to chair the United States Tennis Association’s Sportsmanship Task Force for the 2021-2022 term.

Jeff Wilson has been elected to the 2021 board of directors for the Public Relations Society of America. He is with Padilla.

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