Chris Mumford has been promoted to executive vice president/director of account management at the Martin Agency. He was previously vice president/group managing director. Mumford will take over the role from Bruce Kelley. Kelley will remain at the agency as vice chairman. Mumford, a former all-American tennis player who has an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, joined the Martin Agency in 1997 and leads the GEICO, Experian, American Cancer Society and USTA accounts. Mumford began his career at his father’s shop, Mumford Marketing.
Lisa Meador joined Commonwealth Architects as an architectural designer. She received a bachelor’s degree in architecture from Virginia Tech and a master’s degree in historic preservation from the Savannah College of Art and Design.
Brendyn Ward joined Commonwealth Architects as an architectural designer. She received a bachelor’s degree in architecture from Virginia Tech.
Michael Zoghby joined Commonwealth Architects as an architectural designer. He graduated from the University of Virginia.
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Charles Wentworth joined CB Richard Ellis of Virginia as a vice president for investment sales. For the past two years, he was with Hawthorne Residential Partners in Greensboro, N.C. Wentworth attended the University of Virginia.
Jim Ashby, Gregg Beck, Franklin Bell Jr., Brian Berkey, Jason Guillot, Peter Waldbauer and Suzanne White were promoted to the position of vice president at Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer.
Thalhimer promoted Eric Robison, Richard Thalhimer and Mac Wilson to first vice president.
Thalhimer promoted Austin Newman and Birck Turnbull to senior vice president.
Impact Makers hired Howard Powlesson as a principal consultant.
Anthony “Tony” Vengrove has started Miles Finch Innovation, a local consultancy.
Angelique Goodrich is now a senior administrative assistant with Bowman Consulting. She was previously with Austin-Brockenbrough.
T. Sheppard Parsons III and Jason H. Montgomery have joined Wells Fargo Advisors as financial advisers and assistant vice presidents.
Kaleen Kitay joined PartnerMD at its McLean, Va., practice. Kitay formerly worked for Prosperity Internal Medicine. She will join PartnerMD, a subsidiary of Markel Ventures, on Aug. 1. She received her bachelor’s degree from State University of New York at Binghamton and her medical degree from State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn.
Oscar Martin has been named president of the VCU School of Engineering Alumni Board. His one-year tenure began July 1. Martin is a research and development manager at DuPont Teijin Films. Martin received a doctorate in chemical engineering and life science from VCU. He also received an MBA from Tennessee State University, a master’s in chemical engineering from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville and a bachelor’s in chemical engineering from the University of Alabama.
Brady Hill has joined Matrix Capital Markets Group as an analyst in its Richmond office. He received a degree in finance from the College of William and Mary.
Brian R. Greene and Eric W. Hurlocker, two local attorneys, have started the firm GreeneHurlocker. Greene was most recently the managing partner of the Greene Firm, representing energy and other entities in administrative law, commercial litigation and corporate transactions. Hurlocker most recently practiced with the corporate and energy teams at Williams Mullen.
The YMCA of Greater Richmond named William Casey to the association’s Downtown YMCA Board of Directors. Casey is a senior vice president at Capital One Bank.
Andrea Yoak, an attorney with ThompsonMcMullan, has been appointed to the Greater Richmond Alzheimer’s Chapter Board. She served as Walk Chair last year and is doing the same this year. She takes the vice president chair.
David Ruby, from the law firm ThompsonMcMullan, was appointed to the Virginia State Bar Clients’ Protection Fund Board for a three-year term (2012-2015). The Board investigates claims and makes monetary awards to people who have suffered financial losses because of dishonest conduct by Virginia lawyers.