The Herd: New hires, promotions & departures for 12.14.21

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Erin Freeman is stepping down as director of the Richmond Symphony Chorus. She will become the artistic director of The City Choir of Washington in Washington, D.C.


Victoria Pretlow has joined Byrne Canaan Law as a medical malpractice defense attorney. She has degrees from Virginia Wesleyan University, Augusta University and the College of William and Mary.

Beth Hungate-Noland has joined Williams Mullen as a partner in the corporate section. She had been with Markel Ventures and has degrees from Roanoke College and the University of Richmond.

Joining Wood Rogers:

Timothy Bechen is of counsel in intellectual property and litigation.

Pietro Sanitate is an associate on the litigation team.

Real Estate

Grace Barker has joined Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer as a client coordinator. She had been with James River Financial and is a graduate of Bridgewater College.

Joining Long & Foster Real Estate:

Emina Hasic and Jack Rayburn joined the Centerpointe office.

John Fleming joined the Grove office.


Melyna Poole is a client service associate with Davenport & Co.

Joining Harvie Wealth Management Group:

Aaron Pierce is a senior financial advisor. He had been with Wells Fargo Advisors.

Martha Gilg is a branch administrative associate. She had been with Wells Fargo Advisors.


Dana Dews Gates and Misty Peloquin have joined Fahrenheit Advisors as senior consultants in human capital.


April N. Bingham is director of Richmond’s Department of Public Utilities. She had been deputy director for the customer service division and has degrees from the University of Maryland and the University of Phoenix.


Katie Harrigan and Ed Pillsbury have been promoted to principals with 3North. They are in the commercial architecture studio.


Sean Cook has joined WebStrategies as digital marketing manager.

Joining Dotted Line:

Casey LaPrade is an account manager.

Jessie Milligan is creative services manager.

Emily Pollard is a project manager.

Beth Pettler is a senior marketing director.


Joining Networking Technologies + Support:

Taylor Fernow is a senior technology specialist.

Trevor Acree, Christopher Moore, Jarrid Mundie, Terrece Smith and Mike Wilder are deskside support specialists.

Scott Marshall is a structured cabling technician.


Caribou Honig has joined the board of directors of Buddy.

Kassi O’Brien has been appointed to the 2022-2023 board of Central Virginia’s Women In Healthcare. She is with Scott Insurance.


At the Home Building Association of Richmond: 2022 president, Spen Custis with Eastwood Homes. Joining the board of directors: Patrick Ashley with RCI Builders; Andrew Basham with Spy Rock Real Estate Group; Joe Dunn with George Mason Mortgage; Brandy Nickel with Premier Insurance Agency; Scott O’Connell with Clay Street Builders; Chase Loomer with Cardiff Renovations; and Brian Perkinson with Perkinson Homes.

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1 month ago

is it to much to put the pics next to the name?