On the move
Realtor Steve Byrum will step into the role of head of corporate development and community relations for Dickens Mitchener, a residential real estate firm.
Jeffrey Carlini joined Carlini CPA. Carlini provides accounting, tax return preparation and QuickBooks consulting, training and implementation services.
Don Cartwright was named partner at CEO Inc., a Charlotte-based full-service recruiting firm.
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David Culbreth and Kim Hofner were hired as intake and insurance verification representatives by Griffin Home Health Care, a full service health care equipment and supply company. Chris Haas was promoted to manager, service and distribution. Kurt Hill, a service delivery technician since 2011, is now in customer service in Griffin’s Charlotte retail location. Heather King was hired as a customer service representative.
Concord resident Ron DuDonis was hired as project manager of residential construction in the Lake Norman area for Patrick Joseph Distinctive Homes, a luxury custom homebuilder.
Jennifer Gendle was promoted to senior project manager by Eric Mower + Associates.
Bill Hobbs was hired as chief information officer at Wingate University.
Alice Richey joined Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein as a partner in the Charlotte office.
Allen Tate Relocation and Corporate Services, part of the Allen Tate Family of Companies, received several awards from the global network Leading Real Estate Companies of the World. The awards are the Crown of Excellence Award, Award of Excellence for Outgoing Referral Production, Top 5 Performance Award for Outgoing Closings, Top 5 Pinnacle Award, Million Dollar Club Award, and Momentum Club Award. Mark Bardo, Allen Tate vice president of administration, received the President’s Service Award.
Bourne Partners, a Charlotte-based health care advisory and merchant banking firm, held its annual conference recently at Hendrick Motorsports. Industry leaders and executives participated in a variety of panel discussions regarding health care, consumer and private equity issues.
Managing partners Edward Cherry and Albert Lindemann III have opened FCA Partners, a commercial real estate investment management firm.
GCG Wealth Management advisers Joel Burris, Don Campbell, Andy Howe, Dennis Howe, Jonathan Malone, John Moravek, Ron Olsson, Chuck Skipper, Roland Terrell, John Traynham and Eric Welch qualified for the 2014 Million Dollar Round Table, a global association of financial professionals.
Bob Norbury, a Realtor with Allen Tate Realtors in the Matthews/Mint Hill office, earned Tate’s master’s designation by completing a comprehensive program of in-house coursework.
Charlotte-based SYNCO Properties, a private real estate company, was appointed manager of Country Club Apartments, a 110-unit multifamily property in Mooresville.
Window Genie, a home services franchise offering window cleaning, window tinting, pressure washing and gutter cleaning, will hold the grand opening of its newest location Monday. Harry and Laurie Sparks are the owners. This is the third Window Genie location to open in the Charlotte area, and will serve the South Charlotte, Matthews and Mint Hill communities.
Legislative Agenda Task Force Voting Day:
The Charlotte Chamber Legislative Agenda Task Force will host a meeting to set the Chamber’s legislative agenda. The list dictates the issues the Chamber will advocate for on behalf of the business community. 7:45-9:15 a.m. at Charlotte Chamber - Belk Action Center, 330 S. Tryon St. Details: www.charlottechamber.com/events.
Business Before Hours:
Brock Zevan of Compass Real Estate Group will host networking with Lake Norman Chamber. Free. 8-9:30 a.m. at The U Center, 517 Alcove Road, Mooresville. Register: www.lakenormanchamber.org.
NAWBO Charlotte – Beyond Elevator Talk:
NAMBO Charlotte (The National Association of Women Business Owners) will present a hands-on workshop on prospecting for your business. 8:30-11:30 a.m. at the Employers Association, 3020 W. Arrowood Road. Register: 704-367-3454; http://conta.cc/1oVaNFe.
Inside the Charlotte Chamber: Secrets to Being a Successful Member:
Join Charlotte Chamber’s Metro Chapter for an informative session with Chamber staff and members about the benefits of being a member. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. The Westin Charlotte, 601 S. College St. Details: www.charlottechamber.com/events.
Lake Norman Chamber - New Member Launch:
Lake Norman Chamber will host a new member launch. Free. 5:30-7 p.m. at Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce, Randy Marion Conference Room, 19900 W. Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Register: www.lakenormanchamber.org.
Is Your Business Growing?
The Latin American Chamber of Commerce and Hallie Hawkins, a personal and small-business finance expert, will present a seminar on business planning networking. Free. 6:30-8:30 p.m. at HF Financial, 6000 Fairview Road, #400. Details: lacccharlotte.com.
Join Charlotte Chamber’s East Chapter for the best in business-to-business networking at the Business Showcase, a joint collaboration with the Greater Hospitality and Tourism Alliance. 3-7 p.m. at the Park Expo and Conference Center, 800 Briar Creek Road. Details: www.charlottechamber.com/events.
NAWBO Charlotte Spring Information & Recruitment Event:
NAWBO Charlotte Chapter will host a women’s business networking event. The chapter includes more than 100 women-owned businesses representing a wide variety of business segments and sizes -- from finance and retail, to marketing and green energy engineering. RSVP by Monday. Cost: $10. 6-7:45 p.m. at the Ivey, 6030 Park South Drive. Register: 704-488-4811; http://www.nawbocharlotte.org/.
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