On the Move
Steven DeWitt was named alternate delivery technical manager in the Raleigh office of Parsons Brinckerhoff, a global infrastructure strategic consulting, planning, engineering and program/construction management organization. DeWitt is a graduate of UNC Charlotte.
Clay Duble joined Lockton, a privately held insurance broker, as producer in the firms Charlotte office.
Carolyn Hulbert was promoted to associate media director/digital manager at Luquire George Andrews. Emily Woods was promoted to account executive/media programs manager.
Dr. Christopher Nagy joined Cenegenics Carolinas Medical Institute as the chief medical officer of its Charlotte branch.
Rick Roberson was named division president for Meritage Homes in Charlotte.
The Carillon Building in Charlotte received gold certification under the U.S. Green Building Councils LEED for Existing Buildings Rating System. The 24-story office tower contains approximately 470,726 rentable square feet and has earned the Energy Star label every year since its acquisition by Hines in 2007.
Dr. Clayton Thomason III, a surgeon with Carolina Orthopedic & Sports Medicine, PA in Gastonia, was chosen as president of the N.C. Orthopedic Association.
Minette Trosch, a partner at Conrad, Trosch & Kemmy, Trosch, was awarded the Order of the Long Leaf Pine, the most prestigious civil award bestowed by the governor.
The award was for lifetime service to Charlotte-Mecklenburg and to the state.
Trosch was nominated for her achievements as a teacher and community volunteer, as a public servant during 10 years on the Charlotte City Council and as an attorney focusing on family law and domestic violence.
Charlotte regional IT organizations come together to launch IT-ology, a nonprofit collaboration of businesses, academic institutions and other organizations dedicated to growing the IT talent pipeline and advancing the IT profession. With messages from Mayor Anthony Foxx and N.C. House Speaker Thom Tillis, and city of Charlotte CIO Jeff Stovall as master of ceremonies. 5:30-8 p.m. Wells Fargo Auditorium at Knight Theater, 430 S, Tryon St. Details: http://it-ology.org.
Why Do Large Employers Do Business in SouthWest Charlotte?
Charlotte Chambers SouthWest Chapter Luncheon will host a panel discussion led by southwest area employers addressing growth of their companies, new ideas and technology, their workforce and why they selected the southwest footprint to do business. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Charlotte Marriott Executive Park, 5700 Westpark Drive. Details: www.charlottechamber.com/events
Meet & Greet
Join Charlotte Chamber for speed networking and continental breakfast, 7:30-9 a.m., at Costco, 500 Tyvola Road. Free for Chamber members; $25 for nonmembers. Details: www.charlottechamber.com/events
Can Women Really Have It All?
Panelists will discuss issues important to women in business, 8-10 a.m. at Charlotte Chamber-Belk Action Center, 330 S. Tryon St. Details: www.charlottechamber.com/events
Networking With Holiday Spirit
Charlotte Chambers Ballantyne Chapter Luncheon will include networking and a Toys for Tots collection. Bring an unwrapped gift for a deserving child and plenty of business cards. The Audrey Kell High School Chorus will perform. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge, 10000 Ballantyne Commons Parkway. Details: www.charlottechamber.com/events
eWomenNetwork hosts its biggest networking opportunity of the year, Glitz, Glam & Glow Accelerated Networking Luncheon & Showcase Expo, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., at Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge, 10000 Ballantyne Commons Parkway. Cost: $45. Register: www.ewomennetwork.com/chapter/greatercharlotteregion
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