The mega bank created from BB&T-SunTrust merger taps former SunTrust leaders.
Truist Financial Corp., the Charlotte, North Carolina-based mega bank created in December following the merger of BB&T and SunTrust, announced Tuesday it has named 24 regional presidents, three of whom will oversee the Virginia market. “Our ability to leverage our unique community model with its decentralized, regional structure combined with deep industry and banking expertise
The college partnered with Amazon Web Services and Sumitomo Electric on the event.
Danville Community College hosted a fusion splicing training and networking event on Dec. 9 and Dec. 10 with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Sumitomo Electric Lightwave for approximately 30 people, Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday. Fusion splicing is the joining of two optical fibers to create a continuous light path, carrying data to phones, internet
The agreement is anticipated to close in January.
West Point-based County Waste of Virginia LLC and its subsidiaries will be acquired by Canadian waste management company GFL Environmental Inc, GFL announced Tuesday. The acquisition is subject to approval under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act, which requires parties to notify the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice of large mergers and acquisitions. The companies will
The 200 Sodexo food service workers will receive an average 12% pay hike.
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.
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 operates two living-history museums, Jamestown
The bank traces its roots to bank founded there in 1902.
Richmond-based Atlantic Union Bank has donated a 480-square-foot building 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 Caroline County Bank, which opened in Bowling Green in 1902 and later became known as Union
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