Glen Allen-based real estate investment company Capital Square announced Thursday it has promoted Whitson Huffman as its chief strategy and investment officer. He was previously the company’s senior vice president and head of acquisitions. In his new role, Huffman will oversee investments including 1031 exchanges, opportunity zone funds and private placement offerings. Before his time
Chris Lown was previously CFO at Navient Corp.
Tysons-based Freddie Mac announced that Christian M. Lown will become the Fortune 500 company’s executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective June 15. Previously the executive vice president and CFO for Navient Corp., Lown succeeds interim CFO Donald F. Kish, who will continue serving as Freddie Mac’s senior vice president, corporate controller and principal
Former Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work will chair Govini's board
Arlington-based federal contractor Govini announced Monday that former Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert O. Work has been elected as chairman of its board of directors. Work served as the 32nd deputy defense secretary from 2014 to 2017. He was under secretary of the Navy, the service’s second-highest ranking civilian position, from 2009 to 2013 and
Richard D. Calder had been with GTT Communications Inc. since 2007.
Richard D. Calder, president and CEO of McLean-based telecommunications company GTT Communications Inc., left the company on Monday, June 1. He had been the president and CEO since 2007. “We appreciate the many accomplishments Rick has achieved since joining GTT as CEO in May 2007 over 13 years ago,” H. Brian Thompson, GTT executive chairman,
Kent D. Farmer leaves Aug. 1, to be replaced by John D. Hewa
Fredericksburg-based Rappahannock Electric Cooperative (REC) announced Tuesday that president and CEO Kent D. Farmer, who has served since 2004, will retire Aug. 1. He has been with the company for a total of 41 years. “It has been my honor and privilege to lead REC and to serve its membership for the past 16 years,”
Colin Robinson has worked on the Virginia State Capitol, Altria Theater and Carpenter Theatre projects.
Construction industry veteran Colin Robinson — who’s had a hand in some of Richmond’s most prominent redevelopment projects, including the Virginia State Capitol, the Altria Theater and Carpenter Theatre — will head Gilbane Building Co.’s Richmond office. Robinson succeeds Matt Sarver, who will become the vice president and business unit leader at the company’s Washington,
Rob Albritton to lead Octo Consulting Group's AI center
Reston-based government technology company Octo Consulting Group announced Tuesday that it has named Rob Albritton as the senior director of its AI Center for Excellence. Albritton most recently worked as a machine learning engineer at McLean-based The Mitre Corp., a nonprofit that conducts research for government agencies. In his new role, he will lead AI
Brian Schmidt joins company after leadership role at Tripadvisor
Glen Allen-based hourly online staffing platform Snagajob announced Tuesday it has named Brian Schmidt as its chief revenue officer. In his new role, he will lead business growth and expansion efforts. Schmidt most recently led global sales and operations at online travel company Tripadvisor Inc. He also previously worked at Google LLC, where he focused
A. Benjamin Spencer will leave U.Va. to lead nation's oldest law school
The William & Mary Law School announced Monday that A. Benjamin Spencer will become its next dean, effective July 1. Spencer will also serve as a Chancellor Professor of Law. Spencer succeeds Davison M. Douglas, who has served as dean for more than 10 years. Douglas will return to the school’s faculty after Spencer takes
Former NSA deputy director also joins satellite company's advisory board
Herndon-based satellite company HawkEye 360 Inc. announced Monday that former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and former National Security Agency Deputy Director Chris Inglis have joined its advisory board. The company also announced earlier this month that David Farnsworth was named its chief financial officer. “HawkEye 360 is exactly the kind of business whose growth I