On the Move
Chris Baltz was appointed president and CEO of Transportation Insight, a third-party logistics provider. Laura Easley was appointed chief operating officer. Founder and former CEO Paul Thompson will remain active as chairman of the board.
Deanna Belk was hired as regional sales and service manager for the Southern Region of Yadkin Valley Bank.
French Bolen was hired as client partner for Big Sky Associates, a Charlotte-based management consulting firm. The Wake Forest University graduate works from Big Sky’s office in Knoxville, TN.
Elizabeth Bond was hired as a digital designer / developer for Luquire George Andrews, an advertising and public relations agency.
Matthew Bush was promoted to senior vice president and Richard Herberg was promoted to vice president in the Charlotte office of J.J.B. Hilliard, W.L. Lyons, LLC (Hilliard Lyons).
Ashley Earnhart joined Willson Jones Carter & Baxley, P.A.'s Charlotte office. She practices exclusively in the area of workers' compensation defense.
Pat Higgins joined the American Diabetes Association - Central Carolinas region in Charlotte as a manager responsible for the annual Father of the Year Awards, as well as the region’s public relations and marketing.
Darryl Mackey was promoted to chief pilot and Scott Voglesonger to director of operations for Jetpool, a private aviation resource headquartered in Charlotte.
Xavier Miranda joined Froehling & Robertson, Inc. as director of engineering for Charlotte.
Laura Murphy, a licensed esthetician and make-up artist, was hired as a skin care specialist at Bednar Cosmetic Surgery’s satellite location in Rain Salon, 1910 South Blvd.
Doctors David Pillinger Jr. and Jyothi Paladugu joined Presbyterian Endocrinology & Osteoporosis Consultants and Novant Medical Group’s practice at Midtown Medical Plaza, 1918 Randolph Road, Suite 220.
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Allen Tate Relocation and Corporate Services received a World of Quality Award from Lexicon Relocation, a provider of relocation benefits and global assignment services.
Ameriprise Financial advisors from Charlotte joined forces with their colleagues, clients, family and friends on Nov. 16 to help end domestic hunger by volunteering at the Harvest Feast Marathon, the Second Harvest Food Bank’s largest food/funds drive of the year. The event was part of a national day of service organized by the company.
Bill Crigger, president of OI Partners-Compass Career Management Solution, was presented with the North Carolina Human Resource Professional of the Year (2012) award, as well as being inducted into the NC Human Resource Hall of Fame by the North Carolina State Society of Human Resource Management (NC SHRM), at their state conference in Wilmington, NC.
Culp Elliott & Carpenter, P.L.L.C. attorneys Jody Carpenter, William Culp Jr., Curtis Elliott Jr., Paul Hattenhauer and Mark Richardson were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2013 in their respective fields of practice. Culp was named also Best Lawyers’ 2013 Charlotte Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year, and Elliott was named the Best Lawyers’ 2013 Charlotte Litigation & Controversy – Tax Lawyer of the Year.
Ettain Group, a staffing and consulting company, was awarded 4th place on North Carolina’s Mid Market FAST 40 list by North Carolina Business magazine and Cherry, Bekaert & Holland, L.L.P. The FAST 40 recognizes companies with sustained growth throughout times of recession, and highlights those who are focused on continued and consistent workforce revenue advancement.
Terry Hollar, president of Hollar Financial Group in Hickory, won the inaugural Regal Fall Classic, a friendly competition between Regal Investment Advisor representatives that promotes activity and education of advanced investment principles, products and services.
‘How to Do Business with Mecklenburg County’
Business opportunities with Mecklenburg County include purchasing, construction projects, professional services and procurement programs. Find out how to become a registered Minority, Woman and/or Small Business Enterprise (MWSBE) vendor and how to prepare to take advantage of business opportunities with Mecklenburg County. 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Small Business Center at CPCC Central Campus, 1201 Elizabeth Ave. Free. Register: www.cpcc.edu/sbc. Reference Course # SBX 7885, Section 501.
‘Start Your Business Now’
This seminar is packed with information to help you start off right and increase the odds of your business being successful. 6:30-8:30 p.m. at CPCC Mercanus Campus, 11930 Verhoeff Drive, Huntersville. Free. Register: www.cpcc.edu/einstitute. Reference Course #SBX7525, Section 504.
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