The Herd: New hires, promotions & departures for 4.13.21

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Ed Grier, dean of the business school at Virginia Commonwealth University, is resigning. He will become dean of the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University in California, effective July 1.


Robert Kaplan has formed Kaplan Advisors, a business, law and mediation advisory. He had been with Kaplan Voekler Cunningham & Frank.

Nathan C. Mortier has joined the healthcare practice group of Sands Anderson as counsel. He has degrees from Hillsdale College and the College of William and Mary.

Rebecca Hutchinson joins Central Virginia Legal Aid Society as the domestic violence attorney in Petersburg. She has degrees from Pikes Peak Community College, the University of Iowa and the University of Richmond.

Real Estate

Jared Alcorn has joined NorthMarq as an investment sales analyst. He had been with CBRE and is a graduate of Bridgewater College.

Bo McKown has been promoted to an associate in the capital markets group at Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer.

Daniel Cohen is chair-elect for the Urban Land Institute, effective July 1. He is director of community enhancement for Chesterfield County.

Brittany Heare joined Shaheen, Ruth, Martin & Fonville as a Realtor.

At Commonwealth Commercial Partners:

Jake Lemley is property accountant.

Adrian Mac is in tenant services.

Shavona Hubbard-McCowan is an accounts receivable specialist.

Luke Lejeune has been promoted to a financial analyst. He had been a property manager in the Nashville office.

Joining Joyner Fine Properties:

Dwayne Spiller has joined the Enterprise office as a Realtor.

Kenny Hudgins and Jacob Wells have joined the Maple office as Realtors.

Bonnie Cosby is a managing broker. She is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University.

Joining Long & Foster Real Estate:

Joe Gentry has joined the Strawberry Street office.

Danielle Damiani and Tabitha Taylor have joined the Village of Midlothian office.

Crystal Valle, Hailey Nielsen and Ashley Harris have joined the Tuckahoe/Centerpointe office.

Christopher Raxsdale joined the Harbour Pointe office.

Alex Erskine and Bree Cox have joined the Innsbrook office.


Andrew McNeill has joined Dunlap & Partners as an accountant. He is a graduate of Old Dominion University.


Jackie Puente, executive director for external affairs at Comcast Corp., has been named to the board of directors for Virginia Community Capital.

Tina L. Nichols has joined Cary Street Partners as an accountant. She had been with C.D. Hall Construction and is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University.

Dudley Delbridge is an account executive in the delegated correspondent division of First Community Mortgage.


Eric Peters has been promoted to director of marketing communications at the MCV Foundation.

Dr. Brett Law has joined WellcomeMD as a family practice physician. He has degrees from the University of Michigan.


Adam Worthy has joined Old Dominion Mechanical as a sales engineer for the Charlottesville market.

Business Services

Linda Butler is a senior consultant in the finance and accounting practice of Fahrenheit Advisors.


Luke Stackow has joined CreativeMktGroup as a marketing associate.

Kevin Rackett has joined Fringe as a customer service representative. He is a graduate of the College of William and Mary.


Derek Stamey has been named director of parks and recreation for Hanover County. He had been with Goochland County.


Jennifer Gray-Wolford has joined UDig as a senior consultant. She had been with CapTech and is a graduate of the University of Richmond.

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