The Herd: New hires, promotions & departures for 6.29.21

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Holly K. Pratt has been named partner at KaneJeffries. She has degrees from Virginia Tech and the University of Richmond.

Nathan Kottkamp has joined the health care section of Williams Mullen. He has degrees from the College of William and Mary and the University of Pittsburgh.

Jane (Peterson) Harrell has joined Woods Rogers as senior land use planner.

Real Estate

Meghan Dickey, Whitney Watson, Tina Winn and Michelle Jenkins have joined Shaheen Ruth, Martin & Fonville Real Estate as Realtors.

At Joyner Fine Properties:

Gary Martin has joined the Maple office as a Realtor.

Lebs Breeden has joined the Commercial division.

Joining Long & Foster Real Estate:

Greg Kloiber joined the Stony Point office.

Josephine Pham joined the Tuckahoe office.


Joseph Harold II has joined Fortitude Commercial Contracting as an assistant project manager. He is a graduate of Fairmont State University.


Alyssa Haun is associate general counsel with Capital Square. She had been with Moran Reeves & Conn.

Joining Boxwood Partners:

Dan Alfano is an associate. He had been with Moelis & Co. in Chicago and has degrees from Boston College and the University of Chicago.

Colby Carter is an analyst. He had been with Allianz Partners and is a graduate of Hampden-Sydney College.

Business Services

Taylor Teixeira has joined SIMA Financial Group as a senior accountant. She is a graduate of Saint Michael’s College.

Kirk Hulbert is business development manager for The Lee Group. He had been with H3 Sales and is a graduate of Elmire College.

Joining Impact Makers:

Johanna Schafer is a senior consultant in advisory services. She had been with Anthem.

Autumn Jones is an associate consultant in advisory services.


John Keegan has joined PSH+ as a CA specialist. He had been with Wendel Companies.

Dave Mangum has joined MOI as director of sales. He has degrees from James Madison University and Virginia Tech.


At Fable Branding + Advertising:

Sara Marsden is senior marketing specialist. She had been with SPARC Richmond.

Jessica Diaz is senior project manager.

Kate Carpenter has been promoted to creative director.

At Arts & Letters Creative Co.:

Brenda Aguilar Schneider is group business director. She had been with Gallegos United.

Calleen Colburn is executive producer. She had been with Wieden+Kennedy NY.


Maureen Jules-Perez has been named president of the board of directors for Girls For A Change. She is with Capital One.

At ASK Childhood Cancer Foundation:

New officers and board members, president, Tim Cosgrove; vice president, Robert Westermann; treasurer, Darry Newbill; and secretary and parliamentarian, Kim Brandt; members Marc Cheatham and Isaac Wright.

Britt Nelson has been promoted to director of strategy and development.


At Ballast Consulting Group:

David Rhodes, Scott Shay and Reid Mowbray have been promoted to senior associates.

Justin Sorokowski, Jackson Gsell and Alexander Rakos are finance and accounting analysts.

Karla Corrales is an accounting analyst on the analyst training team.

Kyle Benusa and Jack Allen are partners.


Joining Kinsale Insurance Co.:

Tim Petree is an associate underwriter – environmental.

Jessie Smith is a claims counsel.

Aaron Bowles is a senior software developer – IT.


Carla Murray is director of marketing and communications for the Virginia Restaurant, Lodging & Travel Association. She had been with Maymont Foundation.

Joining the board of LeadingAge Virginia: David Loop with The Chesapeake in Newport News; and Carrie Davis with Covenant Woods in Mechanicsville.

New officers and directors for the Virginia Bankers Association: chairman, Leton L. Harding Jr. with Powell Valley National Bank, Jonesville; chairman-elect, Christopher W. Bergstrom with John Marshall Bank, Reston; immediate past chairman, John C. Asbury with Atlantic Union Bankshares Corp.; Richard M. Adams Jr. with United Bankshares, Washington, D.C.; David P. Boyle with Burke & Herbert Bank, Alexandria; John J. Brough with Chain Bridge Bank, McLean; Thomas F. Cherry with C&F Bank, Toano; Steven A. DeLuca with Capital One; Aubrey H. Hall III with First National Bank, Altavista; Scott C. Harvard with First Bank, Virginia, Winchester; Richard J. Holland Jr. with Famers Bank, Windsor; Brandon C. Lorey with Bank of Clarke County, Berryville; Daniel J. O’Neill Jr. with Virginia East | Truist Bank; Brad E. Schwartz with TowneBank, Suffolk; Linda L. Stanley with Greater VA | Bank of America, Charlottesville; Robert F. Shuford Jr. with Old Point Financial Corp., Hampton; Maria P. Tedesco with Atlantic Union Bank; Joseph J. Thomas with Freedom Bank of Virginia, Fairfax; Janet N. Tope with Virginia East | Wells Fargo; and Litz H. Van Dyke with Carter Bank & Trust, Martinsville.


Taya M. Jarman is communications director with the Institute for Public Health Innovation. She had been with the Virginia Department of Health.


William L. “Bill” Murray has been elected as a trustee of the Virginia Health Care Foundation. He is with Dominion Energy.

At the Chesterfield Education Foundation:

The 2021/2022 board of trustees are: president, Rob Locke; immediate past president, Gary Armstrong; vice president – operations, Matt Clarke; vice president – programs, Fred Shuford; secretary, Ashley Antoline; treasurer, Ryan Beethoven-Wilson; members-at-large, Steve Raugh, Howard Corey, Moses Foster, Greg Gwaltney, Ebony Pyke, Candice Hunter, Kelly Plunkett, John Erbach and Dante Jackson.

Joining the board: Martha Santacoloma with Chesterfield County: Rachal Krance with West Cary Group: Kathleen Seal with Classic Auto Repair Service; Jean Cauble; Lauren Posey with the American Chemical Society; and Alaina Bowen with Dupont.

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