The Herd: New hires, promotions & departures for 2.9.21

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Holly Cerasano has joined GreeneHurlocker as an associate in the business law practice. She has degrees from the University of Richmond and Georgetown University Law Center.

Real Estate

Tom Ministri has joined United Real Estate.

Joining Long & Foster Real Estate:

Karim Somjee has joined the Village of Midlothian office.

Karen Price has joined the Innsbrook office.


Daniel Rogers has been appointed vice president, Richmond, with Mutual of America. He had been associate account executive.

Cody Santmyer has joined Agili as a portfolio/investment administrator. He is a graduate of Virginia Tech.

Heritage Wealth Advisors reports the following promotions:

Sarah Remo Simmer is a client services operations manager.

Cary Baronian is director of research.


James Romanik is the director of development for The Doorways. He had been at St. Michael’s Episcopal School.

Keith Hartman is regional executive for Virginia Council of CEOs.

At Art 180:

Maurice Jackson is director of atlas programs and artist development.

Vaughn Garland is director of community programs and partnerships.

Eric Tomlin is communications and marketing specialist.

The board officers and new board members of the Community Foundation: chair, Austin Brockenbrough IV with Lowe, Brockenbrough & Co.; vice chair, Jennifer Hunter with Altria Client Services; treasurer, Michael Beall with Davenport & Co.; and secretary, Kristen Hager with McGuireWoods. New members: Tom Barkin with the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond; Sheryl Garland with VCU Health System; Terrell Harrigan; and Paula Pando with Reynolds Community College.

The 2021 board of directors for Startup Virginia: chair, Maria Pahuja with Vayas; Karen Booth Adams with Hot Technology Holdings; Bryan Bostic with Visual Workforce; Brad Cummings with Trolley Venture Partners; Krissy Gathright; Will Loving with Servos; Carrie Roth with Activation Capital; and Jay Sanne with Capital One. Joining the board: Anne Wilson with McKesson Medical Surgical and Jershon Jones with Harris Williams.


At Shamin Hotels:

Jonathan Bishop and Mitul Patel are project managers.

Eileen Ferreira is an interior designer.

Michael Gundlach is controller.


Joining Kinsale Insurance Co.:

Ryan Bush is an associate underwriter – inland marine.

Patrick McDaniel is an associate underwriter – commercial property.

Russell Ramsey and Jason Couch are product owners – IT.

Craig Williams is a portfolio manager – IT.

Becky Anderson, Kelsey Gavlick and Jordan Tiamson are claims examiners.

Brendon Guss, Brian Kilpatrick and Parth Patel are software developers.

Chris Carr is an associate underwriter – construction.

Donald Hart is an associate underwriter – excess casualty.

Sherry Gill is a services assistant in human resources.


Brian Pulsifer has joined HG Design Studio as assistant director of business development.

At InfraMap Corp.:

Jimmy Stewart has been promoted to southern regional director.

Melinda Connally Caricofe has been promoted to operations specialist.

Kristin Rodriguez is operations administrator.

At Draper Aden Associates:

B. Scott Gresham is the geotechnical construction services team leader. He had been with ECS Limited.

Kent Lindamood is the geotechnical team leader. He had been with Tunstall Engineering Group.

W. Charles Kreye II was promoted to principal in charge of regional growth.

Leisa Wright Weatherford was promoted to survey team leader.


Joining Dotted Line:

Jason Anderson is creative director.

Mitchell Jordan is an associate creative director.

Kyra Newman is senior technical writer.

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