On the Move
Randall Beckwith was promoted to vice president of marketing at Charlotte Metro Credit Union.
The Boudreaux Group, a South Carolina-based architecture, interior design and planning firm that has done significant work in the Charlotte region, completed an ownership transition from founder John Boudreaux to president Heather Mitchell and executive vice president Randy Huth.
Adam Chahulski was promoted to associate; Timothy Knapp was promoted to senior vice president; and Jeff Sherer was promoted to vice president in the Charlotte office of Clark Patterson Lee (CPL), a full-service design firm.
Marshall Hilliard was promoted to vice president, sales and marketing, at Bissell Hotels.
Todd McWhirter joined the Charlotte branch of E*TRADE Financial as a designated financial consultant.
Brian Re is a new investment representative with Charlotte Metro Investment Services.
Bryan Adams, of the law firm Van Hoy, Reutlinger, Adams & Dunn, PLLC was selected for inclusion in the 2013 Super Lawyers in employment law.
Michael Barnett and David Hood, partners with the Hickory law firm of Patrick, Harper & Dixon LLP, were honored in North Carolina’s 2013 “Super Lawyers” publication. Barnett was named a “Rising Star” for the second consecutive year. Hood was named a “Super Lawyer.”
Mark Copeland, managing partner for Ernst & Young’s Charlotte office, joins East Carolina University’s Board of Trustees.
Christopher Hannum of Culp Elliott & Carpenter, PLLC was recognized as a Super Lawyer in the annual North Carolina Super Lawyers guide.
Weichert, Realtors-Rebhan & Associates announced the company’s 2012 award winners, honored by Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. (WREA). From the Charlotte agency were Tommy Williams, inductee into the WREA 2012 Ambassador Club, Carrie Brighton and Gary Espin, inductees into the 2012 Executive Club, two of the three top categories of awards to agents presented annually by the national franchise organization. The WREA 2012 Sales Achievement Award will be presented to Denise Chavanne, Flint Foley, Joe Nicks, Patricia Punch, Richard Montgomery and William Allen.
WFAE’s Board of Directors, University Radio Foundation, Inc., elected executive officers and five new directors to its governing body: Chair, Nash Long III, Winston & Strawn, LLP; vice chair, Melissa McGuire, Sherpa; treasurer, Michelle Maidt, Carnegie Capital Advisors; secretary, Cyrus Johnson Jr., Womble Carlyle; president, Roger Sarow, WFAE. Directors include: Rosalyn Allison-Jacobs, La Piana Consulting; Jonathan Buchan, McGuireWoods; Jennie Buckner, community volunteer; Lawrence Cruciana, Corporate Information Technologies; Lynn Daniel, The Daniel Group; Linda Greenwell, community volunteer; Mirsad Hadzikadic, Complex Systems Institute at UNC Charlotte; Ronald Lamberth, Cherry Bekaert LLP; Barbara Laughlin, community volunteer; John Orgain, Alex Lee, Inc.; Martha Schweppe, Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC; and Bilal Soylu, Verian Technologies.
Learn how to differentiate your brand. Free. 6:30-8:30 p.m. at CPCC Cato Campus, 8120 Grier Road. Reference: #SBX 8015, Section 501. Details: www.cpcc.edu/einstitute.
‘Business After Hours’
Business-to-business networking in a relaxed atmosphere. 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Drury Inn & Suites, 6920 Northlake Mall Drive. Details: www.charlottechamber.com/events.
‘Simple Steps for
Starting Your Business’
SCORE presents an introductory workshop focusing on the basics of testing business ideas and identifying key factors that influence start-up success. Start-up Basics provides an overview of the skills and tools needed to start a business. Cost: $25. 6-9 p.m. at Ben Craig Center, 8701 Mallard Creek Road, Iverson Room. Details: http://charlotte.score.org/events.
Great Decisions is a national program of the Foreign Policy Association. Each year, the Foreign Policy Association publishes a Great Decisions Briefing Book, which highlights eight of the year’s most significant foreign policy issues. The Office of International Programs at UNC Charlotte coordinates a local community lecture series. Gregory Starrett of UNC Charlotte will discuss Egypt. Free lecture (A Great Decisions briefing book is available for $20.56 at the door). 6:30-8 p.m. at UNC Charlotte Center City, 320 E. Ninth St., Room 204. Details: www.worldaffairscharlotte.org.
‘NAWBO South Breakfast Meeting’
NAWBO South, an expansion group of National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) Charlotte, meets bi-monthly to provide business education and networking. Erin Zelnickson will present simple tips on “Looking Good & Feeling Good.” 8- 9:30 a.m. at Carolina Premiere Bank, 13024 Ballantyne Corporate Place. Cost: $10 for members; $15 for nonmembers. Details: www.nawbocharlotte.org.
& Open House’
Charlotte Chamber will give a brief overview by the senior management team, followed by the chance to work directly with Chamber staff and volunteers to maximize membership benefits. 3:30-5:30 p.m. at Charlotte Chamber - Belk Action Center, 330 S. Tryon St. Details: www.charlottechamber.com/events.
‘The Total Package! – NorthWest Chapter Luncheon’
Join Charlotte Chamber and representatives of Charlotte Toastmasters for a demonstration on perfecting your presentation skills to effectively communicate to any size group. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Drury Inn & Suites, 6920 Northlake Mall Drive. Details: www.charlottechamber.com/events.
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