The Herd: New hires, promotions & departures for 3.2.21

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D. Patrick Callahan has joined the labor and employment practice group of Sands Anderson as counsel. He has degrees from James Madison University, Virginia Commonwealth University and West Virginia University.

Katherine “Casey” Coleman has joined the criminal and civil litigation practice of Blackburn, Conte, Schilling & Click as a partner. She has degrees from American University and Washington & Lee University.

Economic Development

Jennifer Wakefield is the president and CEO of the Greater Richmond Partnership. She had been interim president and CEO.

Real Estate

Douglas Tice III has joined S.L. Nusbaum Realty Co. as vice president – land and investments. He had been with General Land Commercial Real Estate Co.

Anna Catherine Lake has joined Shaheen, Ruth, Martin & Fonville as a Realtor.

Melissa “Missy” Hunt is a sales partner with Mission Realty at eXp.

Evan Davis, Antwan Gray, LaDonna Lewis, Dominique Ross and Jamie Derricott have joined Icon Realty Group as Realtors.

Mitzi Lee has joined Icon Commercial as a commercial agent.

At Liz Moore & Associates:

Rich Tisdale is a technology engagement manager.

Alia Glidden is a Realtor.

Joining Long & Foster Real Estate:

Kris Spencer joined the Village of Midlothian office.

Pablito Go joined the Strawberry Street Office.


Chris Tignor has been named global chief information security officer for PRA Group.


William “Bill” Loving has joined the design team at Worley Associates Architects. He had been with JT Cox & Associates Architects and is a graduate of Virginia Tech.

Jennifer Boyd has joined ENV as a project designer. She had been with Fox Architects in Washington, D.C.


Megan Irvin has joined the board of directors of Celebrate RVA. She is with The Hodges Partnership.


At CreativeMktGroup:

Kate Semp is a strategist.

Chris Mortimer is a digital + print designer.

At circle S studio:

Charlotte Rowe has been promoted to digital project manager.

Jennifer Barbin is a client experience specialist. She had been with Wildfire and is a graduate of Texas Tech.


Risha Berry is vice president of organizational development and human development and human res/chief diversity officer for Reynolds Community College, effective March 22. She has degrees from Virginia State University and Virginia Commonwealth University.

Business Services

Noah Baxter, Killian Reddy and Isaiah Salazar have joined Mercer Health & Benefits as actuarial analysts. Baxter graduated from Lebanon Valley College. Reddy graduated from the College of William and Mary. Salazar graduated from Vanderbilt University.


Josh Shelton is senior project manager with Hitt.

Joining Cornerstone Homes:

Lena Keane is closing concierge and warranty administrator.

Troy La Rue is a warranty technician.

Chris Allen is director of purchasing.

Charles Dickinson is a purchasing agent.

John Kennedy is controller.

Josh Burks is construction manager with Chickahominy Falls Community.

Josh Rabideau is construction manager with The Cove at Magnolia Lakes Community.


The 2021 chapter leadership for Financial Planning Association of Central Virginia: president, Joey Stemmle with Ameriprise Financial; president elect and membership director, Ben Raikes with Verus Financial Partners; chairman, Tommy Blackburn with Mason and Associates; programs director, Kate Atwood with Salomon & Ludwin; treasurer, Brian Welch with Verus Financial Partners; small group director, Christine Centeno with Simplicity Wealth Management; public relations and public awareness director, Kelly Barnes with Ameriprise Financial; women in finance director, Sam Wooton with Ameriprise Financial; nex/gen director, Kristin Lindsay with Verus Financial Partners; pro bono director, Weslie Green with Ameriprise Financial; directors at large, Tyler Finney with RiverFront and Amy Grieves with Bank of Southside Virginia; and chapter director, Jeanie Cullen.

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