The Herd: New Hires, Promotions, and Departures for 7.6.21

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Hailey A. Wilkes has joined Freeborn and Peters as an associate in the litigation and insurance and reinsurance practice groups. He has degrees from Utah Valley University and George Mason University.

Real estate

Chris francoise has joined Sperity Real Estate Companies as a commercial real estate consultant. He had been at The Wilton Companies.

Daphne burress Y Jessica baldwin has joined Cushman and Wakefield | Thalhimer as client coordinators. Burress had been with SVN Motleys and graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University. Baldwin had been with CoStar and has degrees from James Madison University and the University of Dayton.

TO Commonwealth Business Partners:

Ben boykin is a sales and leasing associate.

Corey Doucet He is a tenant services technician.

Rich mcdaniel is a financial analyst and asset management intern.

Suganthi Kumareshan he was promoted to corporate analyst.

Hunter huber He was promoted to Director of Property Management.

Union Necklaces:

Lori westerlund is a facility manager.

Joshua Gerena is a technical support specialist.

Brady hale has joined Shaheen Ruth Martin and Fonville Real estate as a real estate agent.

TO Long & Foster Real Estate:

Billy wells joined the Grove office.

William spencer joined Tuckahoe’s office.

Construction / Trade

Allen taylor has joined EDC as superintendent. He had been at Benning Construction.

TO HJ Holtz and son:

Sharon Carroll, who is manager of finance and human resources, assumes all billing responsibilities.

Holley nilson has been promoted to project coordinator.

Jose orellana He has been promoted to paint foreman.

Roxy reyes has been promoted to project manager.

TO Dominion Construction Partners:

Sherri smith is controller.

Ethan autry is a commercial construction fellow.

Nonprofit organizations

John mitchell has joined Enrichmond Foundation as an ambassador for the cemetery community.

Joining the board of Sporty: Ryan byrd with Hourigan; Robin gordon with Gordon and Co .; Alan Lombard with Sheltering Arms Institute; Y Natisha knight with The Community Foundation.


Elizabeth magee has joined Dominion Partners as a corporate finance analyst. He graduated from Randolph-Macon College.

Union RiverFront Investment Group:

Bobby brooks is president of the RiverShares division. He had been with DWS.

Jack Tavenner Y Claire allen They are sales associates.

David forrest is a portfolio trader / analyst.

Marketing / Advertising / Public Relations

WebStrategies informs the following promotions:

Preston Kendig Y Layne runyon They are senior digital marketing managers.

Adnan Sosic is a data and analytics manager.


Emily O’Brion has joined the government relations team of Kemper Consulting. He had been to Longwood University and graduated from Lafayette College.

Matthew J. Baumgarten is managing director of Comprehensive development strategies.


H. Benson Dendy III is rector of the Virginia Commonwealth University Board of Visitors. He’s with The Vectre Corp.


Frank Hopkins is planning director of Powhatan County, as of July 19. He was a former zoning administrator for the City of Winchester and holds degrees from Christopher Newport University and James Madison University.


Kristen baietti has been promoted to audit director with Kimble.


Union Kinsale Insurance Co.:

Kassie landry is a subscription wizard – subscription operations.

Steve hurst you own a product: IT.

Evan scott is a software developer – IT.

Gloria Evans it is a claims examination.

Jacob wilson is a security engineer – IT.

Health care

Polly raible is executive director of The Delta Dental Foundation of Virginia. He had been a manager of corporate social responsibility.

The sky is not falling

Leo Burnett appoints Niket Kumar as executive vice president and director – digital news, marketing and advertising, ET BrandEquity