The Herd: New hires, promotions & departures for 9.21.21

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Stephen Bonadies and Hossein Sadid with the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts have announced their retirement. Bonadies is chief conservator and senior deputy director for conservation and collections and will leave in November. Sadid is chief financial officer and will retire in June.


Henry D.W. Burt has been appointed chief administrative officer with Troutman Pepper.

Michael Herring has been appointed managing partner with McGuireWoods.

Joining the corporate team with Hancock Daniel & Johnson:

Caitlin Parry is an associate.

Gunnar Bedford is a law clerk.

Real Estate

Ryan Price joins Virginia Realtors as deputy chief economist. He has been with LSA Planning.

Miranda Williams has joined Shaheen Ruth, Martin & Fonville as a Realtor.

At Long & Foster Real Estate:

Alice Buchanan Scott was appointed manager of technology and training at the Grove, Stony Point and Tuckahoe offices.

Frankie Twigg  joined the Virginia Properties office.


Clay Lassiter is a client service associate with Davenport & Co.

Alex Hoffman is senior vice president, senior technology officer, for Touchstone Bank. He had been with Virginia National Bank.


Niloo Heydarian and Nicole Gallini have joined SMBW as architectural designers.


Rob Hart has joined HITT Contracting as project manager. He is a graduate of Virginia Tech.

Matt Hart has been promoted to project manager with EDC.


Tangela Innis has been promoted to deputy city manager for Petersburg. She has degrees from The College of New Rochelle and Strayer University.



Adalay Wilson has been promoted to chief program officer.

Lindsey Layne has been promoted to vice president of strategy and innovation.

Deborah Burton has been promoted to vice president of community-based programs.

Katie Moore has been promoted to director of fund development.

Rebekah Closs has been promoted to director of marketing and communications.

Erica Mann has been named director of learning and special projects.


At Hilton Richmond Downtown:

Dasha Runyan is director of sales and marketing.

Alfredo Alvarado is the assistant general manager.


Jason Adkins has joined VHB as the Mid-Atlantic director of healthcare strategy. He had been with CBRE Healthcare.


Joining Kinsale Insurance Co.:

Kim Tatem is an associate underwriter – small business.

Lorena Maldonado is a claims examiner.

Zijada Krak is a claims counsel.


Hunter Carlton has joined Assura as a virtual information security officer.


At Rocket Pop Media:

Emily Frontz has been promoted to art director.

Zach Wish has been promoted to creative director.

Chrissy Garrett is a graphic designer and brand strategist. She had been with Digital Minerva.

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