The Herd: New hires, promotions & departures for 8.17.21

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Real Estate

Michael Swagger has been promoted to Mid-Atlantic regional property manager with Greystar.

Maribeth Carr has joined Shaheen Ruth, Martin & Fonville Real Estate as a Realtor.

At Long & Foster Real Estate:

Kimberly Walters joined the Innsbrook office.

Stephen Oswald joined the Grove office.

Joining Icon Realty Group:

Jermeisha Justiniano is a Realtor.

Donna Haynesworth is the agent experience specialist.


Ben Addeo has joined Marriott & Co. as an analyst. He is a graduate of the University of Richmond.


Lessley Craig has joined The Roseline Group as an associate.

Business Services

Mike Muldowney has joined Warren Whitney as a director. He specializes in accounting, finance, interim management, and executive leadership in both the nonprofit and private sectors and has degrees from Virginia Tech.


At Reynolds Community College:

Stacie Davis is dean of the School of Business and Industrial Trades. She had been with Henrico County Public Schools and has degrees from Old Dominion University.

Jeffrey Allen is dean of students. He had been with Vance-Granville Community College in Henderson, North Carolina and has degrees from North Carolina State University, North Carolina Central University and Western Governors University.


Melanie Kearney is a landscape designer with Fall Line.

Emma Shiffert has joined SMBW as an interior designer. She had been with Baskervill.


Steve Lunde has been promoted to production manager with Boone Homes.

Jeff Nonnemacker is carpentry division manager for H.J. Holtz & Son.

At Breeden Construction:

Jessica Turner has been promoted to assistant project manager.

Ashley Gale has been promoted to assistant superintendent.


Joining Kinsale Insurance Co.:

Cecilia Suresh is a senior developer – IT.

Richie Ramos is an associate underwriter – management liability.

Autumn Smith is an associate underwriter – small property.

Chris Parris is a technical lead – IT.


At Richmond Region Tourism:

J.C. Poma has been promoted to vice president of community relations.

Jerrine Lee has been promoted to vice president of sports.

Matt Robinette has been promoted to vice president of visitor experience.

Tamera Harris has been promoted to director of community relations.

Erin Bagnell has been promoted to director of marketing communications.

Alexandria “Alex” Eady is content manager.


At Assura:

David Mizell is director of managed technical services. He had been with Thomson Reuters.

Kay Powers has been promoted to director of business development.


Candice Johnson is a sales executive with TK Promotions. She had been with T & N Printing in Charlottesville.

Erik Mengel is manager of engineering at West Cary Group.


Shayna Nix is business manager with Happy Trees Agricultural Supply.


The 2021-2022 board of directors for Rebuilding Together Richmond: chair, Sarah Bennett with McGuireWoods; vice chair and immediate past chair, Tom York with H5Solutions; treasurer Robert Bohnke with Harris Williams; Kathryn Barber with McGuireWoods; Chris Barker with WTVR-CBS6; Jeff Blaha with Hometown Realty Services; Mary Brown with Markel Corp.; Matt Church with Owens & Minor; Samantha El-Amin with Markel Corp.; Tynisha Johnson with Costar Group; Bishop Ernest Moore with Destiny Community Church; Scott Mullins with Capital One; Rob Ransome with Ransome Realty Group; Sharon Rheinhart with DPR Construction; Georgia Sink with AdvanSix; Sarah Swann with Deloitte; and Anitra Watson with Dominion Energy.


The 2021-2022 board of directors for the American Council of Engineering Companies of Virginia: president, C. Eric Burke with Moffat & Nichols; president-elect, Michael Matthews with The Structures Group of Williamsburg; national direction, Janet Webster with Clark Nexsen of Virginia Beach; vice president – central, Murphy Tuomey with A. Morton Thomas and Associates of Verona; vice president – western, Chadd W. Yeatts with Schnabel Engineering of Blacksburg; vice president – eastern, Unwanna Dabey with AECOM of Richmond; vice president at large, Carey V. Andrews with Mason & Hanger of Glen Allen; secretary, Victor K. Angell with Wiley Wilson of Lynchburg; treasurer, Peter W. O’Hara with ECS Mid-Atlantic LLC of Fredericksburg.

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