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David Alderman, elected president, National Kitchen & Bath Association. Alderman founded Dave’s Cabinets in 1980 in Chesapeake. (News release)

Priscilla Caldwell, named executive director, Williamsburg Hotel & Motel Association. She had been director of operations since May 2010.(News release)

Lawrence J. Colorito Jr., elected president, and Janice M. Hall, president-elect, Hampton Roads Association for Commercial Real Estate. Colorito is a principal of the Axial Advisory Group, Chesapeake, and Hall is director of business development, RRMM Design Build LLC, Newport News.  (News release)

Charles W. “Wick” Moorman, named Railroader of the Year by Railway Age. Moorman is chairman, president and CEO of Norfolk Southern Corp., Norfolk. (PRNewswire)

Robert Treherne, named to the board of visitors at Old Dominion University. He has an obstetrics and gynecology practice in Hampton. (The Virginian-Pilot)

Jack Wood, named director, Eastern State Hospital, James City County. Wood was most recently director of Catawba Hospital, Craig County. (The Virginian-Pilot)


Daniel E. Berce, named an independent director, Arlington Asset Investment Corp., Arlington. Berce is CEO and president of General Motors Financial Co. Inc. (PRNewswire)

Erik Brynjolfsson, elected to the board of directors, CSC Inc., Falls Church. Brynjolfsson is director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Center for Digital Business and an MIT professor. (Business Wire)

Jonathan C. Clark, named executive vice president and CFO, SLM Corp. (Sallie Mae), Reston. He had been executive vice president and treasurer. (Business Wire)

Tony Frazier, named senior vice president of marketing, GeoEye Inc., Dulles. He was senior director of product management and marketing at Cisco Systems. (PRNewswire)

Brandon M. Gravley, named partner, Oxford Communications LLC, Alexandria. He was director of telemarketing at the National Republican Congressional Committee. (PRNewswire)

Timothy R. Hughes, named equity shareholder, Bean, Kinney & Korman, Arlington. His practice focuses on commercial and civil litigation. (News release)

Andrew Jazwick, named senior vice president of aviation security, Science Applications International Corp., McLean. He was vice president for government affairs. (PRNewswire)

Joe Liemandt, named to the board of directors, InfoVista Inc. Liemandt is founder of Trilogy Inc., an Austin, Texas-based software firm. (Business Wire)

Mark McLaughlin received a presidential appointment to the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee. McLaughlin is president and CEO of Verisign Inc., Dulles. (News release)

Richard Thome, named COO, Lansinoh Laboratories Inc., Alexandria. He has previously held executive positions at Orange Glo International Inc., Prestige Brands and Pall Corporation. (Business Wire)

David Watson, named CFO, Gladstone Capital Corp. He will continue to serve as CFO of an affiliated fund, Gladstone Investment Corp. (PRNewswire)

Helena Wong, named president, international, Rosetta Stone Inc., Arlington. Wong will be responsible for all of Rosetta Stone’s commercial efforts outside of the U.S. She was global president of Oregon Scientific. (News release)


E. Larry Ryder, named to the board of directors, Hooker Furniture, Martinsville. Ryder, who was in senior management with Hooker for 34 years, recently retired as chief financial officer and executive vice president of finance and administration.  (News release)

Leilani L. Todd, elected chair of the steering committee of the Virginia Energy Workforce Consortitum. Todd is vice president of human resources at Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative, Chase City. (News release)


Jill P. McGlaughlin, elected to the board of directors of the DC/MD/VA chapter of the ALS Association. She is owner and president of Classic Kitchen & Bath, Harrisonburg, and vice president of Classic Distribution Inc., Mount Crawford.  (News release)

Harry S. Smith retired as president and CEO of First Bank in Strasburg, citing health issues and a desire to spend more time with family. Smith joined First Bank in 1985 and became chief executive in 1998. (Northern Virginia Daily)

Philip C. Stone received the James T. Rogers Distinguished Leadership Award from the Southern Association of Colleges. Stone retired as president of Bridgewater College in 2010. (News Leader)

Loren Swartzendruber, appointed to another four-year term as president of Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg. He will begin his third term on July 1. (Daily News-Record)


Bill Carter, named senior vice president, commercial, Advance Auto Parts Inc., Roanoke. He was a partner in the Atlanta office of Bain & Co. (News release)

Edward Link, invited into the Morgan Stanley Smith Barney Business Owner Executive Council. Links is a senior vice president and portfolio manager in the firm’s Roanoke wealth management office. (The Roanoke Times)

James E. Maxwell, named publisher of the Bristol Herald Courier and regional publisher for Media General’s Southwest Virginia newspapers. He was previously publisher for three Gannett papers in New Mexico. (News release)

Thomas M. McNamara Jr., named president and CEO, Virginia Tech Applied Research Corp., Blacksburg. He was program manager of the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. (PRNewswire)

G. David Oakley Jr., named president and COO, Strongwell Corp., Bristol. He was president of HAPCO Pole Products in Abingdon. (Bristol Herald Courier)

Rees Shearer, of Washington County, named chairman of the board of directors, RAIL Solution, an advocate group for improved railroad infrastructure along the Interstate 81 corridor. (Bristol Herald Courier)


David R. Beran and Martin J. Barrington, named vice chairmen, Altria Group Inc., Henrico County. Beran will oversee the company’s tobacco and wine businesses. Barrington will be responsible for innovation, public affairs, human resources and compliance. Also Howard A. Willard was named executive vice president and CFO. (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

Rakesh Gangwal and Mitchell D. Steenrod, named to the board of Richmond-based used car retailer CarMax, expanding total board membership to 13. Gangwal, a former CEO of US Airways Group, was the chairman, president and CEO of Worldspan Technologies Inc. Steenrod has been the senior vice president and chief financial officer of Pilot Flying J since 2004.  (News release)

Julia Hammond, named director of legislative affairs, governor’s office, Richmond. She was state director of the National Federation of Independent Business. (News release)

H. Eugene Lockhard Jr., named chairman of the board of trustees, Thomas Jefferson Foundation Inc., Charlottesville. Lockhart is a partner in the private equity firm Diamond Castle Holdings of New York, and former president and CEO of MasterCard International. (News release)

J. Lawrence Mansfield Jr., named president, Hampton Roads Bankshares Inc., Central Virginia Market. He has more than 23 years of banking experience in the Richmond region. (Globe Newswire)

Edwin W. Mugford III, named chairman and Roderick W. Simmons, vice chairman, of the Better Business Bureau of Central Virginia. Mugford is with Royal Chevrolet Co. and Simmons with Hirschler Fleischer. (News release)

Matthew B. Murray, inducted as a Fellow of the Virginia Law Foundation. He is managing partner of Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen in Charlottesville. (News release)

Brian Pumphrey and Christopher Trible, named partners, McGuireWoods LLP, Richmond. Pumphrey focuses his practice on business issues and commercial litigation. Trible specializes in environmental litigation and toxic torts. (PRNewswire)


















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