People - July 2010

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Central Virginia

M. Mark Crowell, named executive director and associate vice president for innovation partnerships, University of Virginia. Crowell was a vice president for business development at Scripps Research Institute. (The Daily Progress)

Patrick Cushing, named vice president of government relations, Alliance Group, Richmond. He was a senior attorney for Virginia’s Division of Legislative Services and the Joint Commission on Technology and Science. (News release)

Timothy Herr, named senior vice president, Brokerage General Agency Distribution, Genworth Financial Inc., Richmond. Herr was president of Preferred Strategic Partners LLC. (PRNewswire)

Kim Zee McCall, named vice president and client services consultant, Right Management, Richmond. She was CEO of Creative Learning Advantage. (News release)

Douglas D. Monroe III, named senior vice president and wealth advi­ser for Greater Virginia, Wells Fargo Private Bank, Richmond. He previously held positions with Chesapeake Advisors LLC. (News release)

Tony Scherer, named vice pres­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­- ident, sourc­­­­­­­­ing, Brooks Food Group, Bedford. He was director of supply chain management at Fazoli’s System Management LLC of Lexington, Ky. (News release)

Marty Wilder, named chief of staff, University of Mary Washington. Wilder has been with the college for over 30 years and is dean of enrollment and student services. (The Free Lance-Star)

R. Gregory Williams, named chairman, Tredegar Corp., Richmond. He has been a director since 2002 and is president of CCA Financial Services. (Business Wire)

Northern Virginia

Jeffrey Campbell, named CFO, Allegrity, Falls Church. Also named was Bart Witteveen, senior vice president of finance. (Business Wire)

Matthew E. Candy, named senior vice president, corporate development, ManTech International Corp., Fairfax. Candy was with General Dynamics Information Technology. (Business Wire)

Joseph R. Chinnici, named CFO, GridPoint Inc., Arlington. Also named were Cameron Ferroni, executive vice president, product and engineering; Kenneth R. Floyd, executive vice president, marketing and external affairs; and Steven J. Cory, executive vice president, customer installation and service. (Business Wire)

William Doyle, named CEO, Alliance Bankshares Corp., Chantilly. He was CEO of Monument Financial Services LLC of Richmond before becoming interim CEO at Alliance in January. (Washington Business Journal)

Jay L. Johnson, named chairman, General Dynamics Inc., Falls Church. Johnson will fill the dual roles of chairman and CEO.  Also named were James S. Crown, lead director, and Robert W. Helm, senior vice president of planning and development. (PRNewswire)

Clifford M. Kendall, named chairman, VSE Corp., Alexandria. He succeeds Donald M. Ervine, who remains on the VSE board. (Business Wire)

Vincent A. Maffeo, named executive vice president and general counsel, Science Applications International Corp., McLean. Maffeo was senior vice president and general counsel of ITT Corp. (News release)

Mike Smith, named to a four-year term on the federal Industry Trade Advisory Committee. He is CEO of Mike Smith Public Affairs of Reston. (Washington Business Journal)

Shenandoah Valley

Timothy S. Jost, received a $300,000 grant from the Commonwealth Fund to research implementation issues with federal health care reform legislation. Jost is a professor of law at Washington & Lee University. (The News Leader)

Evan Vass, named town manager, New Market. Vass was New Market’s manager two years ago before becoming assistant city manager of Harrisonburg. He succeeds Chris Boles, who resigned to take a position with Lord Fairfax Community College. (Daily-News Record)

Southern Virginia

Terri Basconi, named senior vice president and chief lending officer, First State Bank, Danville. Also Bethann West James was named vice president and business development officer. (Danville Register & Bee)

Joe King, named city manager, Danville. King became interim city manager after the death of Lyle Lacy in March. (Danville Register & Bee)

Wayne Wilson, named director, Danville Regional Foundation. Wilson, a Chatham resident, owns Wayne Wilson & Co., an executive coaching and consultancy firm for mid-market companies in transition.  (News release)

Southwest Virginia

Harvey Brookins, named market president and business banking manager for the Roanoke and New River Valley region Wachovia Bank. (The Roanoke Times)

Darlene Burcham, named interim town manager, Clifton Forge. Burcham was Roanoke city manager from 1999 to 2010. (The Roanoke Times)

Leah S. Gissy, named Young Lawyer of the Year, Roanoke Bar Association. Gissy is an associate at the Roanoke office of LeClairRyan.  (News release)

John Lichtenstein, named vice president of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association. He is a founding member of Lichtenstein, Fishwick & Johnson PLC of Roanoke. (The Roanoke Times)

Nancy McGehee re­­ceived a best paper award on volunteer and charity tourism from the Association for Tourism and Leisure Education. McGehee teaches at Virginia Tech’s Pamplin College of Business. (News release)

William R. Rakes received the Frank W. “Bo” Rogers Jr. Lifetime Achievement Award from the Roanoke Bar Association. Rakes is a partner with the firm of Gentry Locke Rakes & Moore.  (News release)

Charles Steger received the Michael P. Malone International Leadership Award from the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities. Steger is president of Virginia Tech. (The Roanoke Times)

Bevlee Watford, named interim head of engineering education, Virginia Tech. Watford is associate dean of academic affairs at the college of engineering. (News release)

Hampton Roads

Priscilla Caldwell, named director of operations of the Greater Williamsburg Tourist Information Center. She has managed public relations and communications programs for the local chamber of commerce and Colonial Williamsburg. (News release)

Barbara Lane, named executive vice president, property management, and Andy Lock, named executive vice president, chief risk officer, Monarch Bank, Chesapeake. Also named were Mary Anderson, senior vice president, human resources; and Roger Lambert, senior vice president, operations. (PR Newswire)

Kim Luckes, named acting president, Norfolk State University. Luckes was an assistant to the Board of Visitors and former President Carolyn Meyers. (Virginian-Pilot)

Forrest E. Mars Jr., named trustee of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Mars is director emeritus and former CEO of Mars Inc., McLean. (News release)

Marina Liacouras Philips, named to the Department of Environmental Quality’s advisory panel on wind power. She is a partner in the law firm Kaufman & Canoles, Norfolk. (News release)


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