More than 200 Sodexo food service workers at Fairfax-based George Mason University will see an average 12% wage increase as a result of the workers’ first ratified union contract with New York-based labor union Service Employees International Union, Local 32BJ, the union announced Monday. Under the agreement that expires June 2024 for food service workers
America’s Health Rankings ranks Virginia as one of the most improved states in health metrics
United Health Foundation’s most recent America’s Health Rankings annual report ranks Virginia as one of the most improved states in health metrics, hospital alliance Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association announced Monday. Virginia was one of three states that “made the largest improvements in the rankings since 2018.” Virginia improved in health outcomes and behaviors, according
Alex Iams had served as interim director of Arlington Economic Development since August.
Longtime Northern Virginia economic development professional Alex Iams has been selected as executive vice president of the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA), the agency’s president and CEO Victor Hoskins announced Monday. Iams was part of the team that worked under Hoskins at Arlington Economic Development to help secure Amazon.com Inc.’s HQ2 East Coast headquarters.
Michael C. Riordan is a former co-chief executive officer of Prisma Health.
Mechanicsville-based Owens & Minor Inc. has named Michael C. Riordan, a former co-chief executive officer of Prisma Health, to its board of directors. Owens & Minor is a Fortune 500 medical distribution company with 17,000 employees in 90 countries. Riordan, 61, served as chief executive for the Greenville Health System from 2006 to 2016, when
United Health Foundation's “America’s Health Rankings” rates commonwealth 15th.
Virginia ranks as one of the most improved states in health metrics, according to United Health Foundation’s annual report “America’s Health Rankings” released Monday. The commonwealth ranked 15th in the 2019 report, which conducts a state-by-state analysis of national health by evaluating health, environmental and socioeconomic data. Scoring is based on 35 measures across five
Philip G. Emerson was with the foundation for 33 years.
Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation Executive Director Philip G. Emerson will retire at the end of December after serving in a leadership role there for 33 years, the foundation announced Monday. Emerson was named executive director in May 1991, making him the third executive director in the agency’s 62-year history. The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation funds two living-history museums, Jamestown
The bank traces its roots to bank founded there in 1902.
Richmond-based Atlantic Union Bank has donated the 480-square-foot building where the bank was founded 117 years ago to the Town of Bowling Green, which will use it as the town’s new economic development office, the bank announced Monday. Atlantic Union Bank traces its origins back to the Carolina Savings Bank, which opened in the building
The subsidiary provides employee benefits to Virginia lawyers
The insurance agency unit of the Virginia Bar Association, formed in 2001, has been rebranded as Virginia Bar Association Insurance. Formerly known as Virginia Barristers Alliance Inc., the subsidiary provides insurance services and products to Virginia lawyers and offers employee benefit products. VBAI represents every health insurer providing coverage in Virginia. The VBA is the
The parcel contains four mostly vacant buildings and three industrial lots.
A nearly 11-acre parcel in Fredericksburg’s Battlefield Industrial Park has sold for $3.8 million to Fairfax County-based Andrew and Andrew RE Investment, Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer announced Thursday. Located at the intersection of Tyler Street and Central Road, the parcel consists of four mostly vacant office and industrial buildings comprising 75,000 square feet and three
The online car retailer's center will create an estimated 400 jobs.
Tempe, Arizona-based Carvana Co., an e-commerce platform for buying and selling used cars, will be investing $25 million to establish a vehicle inspection and reconditioning facility that will create an estimated 400 jobs in Chesterfield County, Gov. Ralph Northam announced Thursday. “Carvana is a fast-growing national company, and we are proud that it has chosen
Eric Miller formerly worked for Tennessee’s Greater Memphis Chamber.
Stephen W. Bowen was first elected to board of supervisors in 2008.
Norfolk retirement community set to double its size.
Caryl Thompson was formerly vice president of marketing for the aquarium.
Years ago, a newspaper publisher friend of mine shared a pretty simple strategy: “We try to put 1,000 names of local people and companies in the paper every week.” This is a seemingly simple, but profoundly effective idea that intentionally engages readers with content about their friends, neighbors and co-workers. It is a lesson that
Inside View: Nowhere are millennials needed more than in small-town America.
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The Atlantic Coast Pipeline is necessary to provide a reliable, affordable supply of natural gas to power the Port of Virginia and keep pace with projected growth.