On the Move
Adam Beebe joined Pharos Hospitality, an institutional-grade hotelier headquartered in Charlotte, as the director of property accounting, systems and reporting.
Zach Brown joined Charlotte-based A M King as a business development manager.
Myrna Charlot joined Moore & Van Allen PLLC as the manager of professional recruiting. Benjamin Hicks, a corporate associate with the firm, and Andrew Price, a financial services associate, were admitted to the North Carolina State Bar. Minnie Kim joined the firm’s intellectual property team as an associate in Charlotte.
Justin Davis, Neal Davis, Dennis Guthrie, John Hasty and Jennifer Youngs joined the Law Firm of Mullen Holland & Cooper P.A., based in Gastonia.
Dan Garber joined 54 Sports, a Charlotte-based sports and events management firm, as its new director of sales.
Alli Hall was promoted to director of meetings and events at The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge.
Philip Kuhn joined Charlotte-based BridgehouseLaw LLP as Of Counsel to provide legal support in several practice areas, including immigration and litigation.
Todd Mortimer was appointed vice president and wealth management adviser in the Charlotte market for Fifth Third Bank.
Elizabeth Rogers joined Classic Graphics, a commercial printing company with offices in Charlotte and Research Triangle Park, as financial services account manager. Chuck Rapp joined as kitting planner.
Connie Smith was hired as account executive for Deluxe Printing Group in Hickory.
Natasha Austin, Yadkin Bank vice president and marketing director, received the Certified Financial Marketing Professional designation from the Institute of Certified Bankers, a subsidiary of the American Bankers.
Channelle Brantley, Dale Bullock, Bill Cormier, Jill Graham, Jolene Handysides, Macie Hieronymus, Ally Hunt, Whitney Hurd, Fred Kinney, Chesson Kusterer, Casey McCachren, Talley McDaniel, Todd McPherson, Debbi Michael, Michael Puckett, Jeff Reddersen, Scott Regene, Alex Ruby, Jennifer Thompson, Krista Viglione and Lisi Ward graduated from Allen Tate Realtors’ Winner’s Edge real estate training program in the Charlotte region.
Daniel Lewis, an attorney with Hatcher Law Group, was re-elected to the Mecklenburg County Collaborative Family Law Practice Group executive board for 2014-2015. The group is an organization of attorneys and other professionals who have been trained in a cooperative approach to resolving family law issues outside the courtroom.
McKim & Creed Inc., an engineering firm with offices in Charlotte, received the President’s Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies of North Carolina in appreciation for longstanding loyalty, commitment and service.
Moore & Van Allen PLLC’s intellectual property practice was recognized by Managing Intellectual Property as being one of the leading practices in North Carolina. The firm’s intellectual property team was one of four in North Carolina to receive the top-tier “Highly Recommended” ranking. Arlene Hanks, Dickson Lupo, Charles Moore and Henry Ward of the firm were recognized as “IP Stars.”
GreenWorks Fifth Birthday Celebration:
Join Charlotte Chamber for a birthday celebration for GreenWorks. Come drink good beer and network with great people. We will hear about the past, present and future of the Charlotte Chamber’s GreenWorks Committee. 4-6 p.m. at Olde Mecklenburg Brewery, 215 Southside Drive. Details: www.charlottechamber.com.
Responsible Alcohol Seller/Server Program:
The North Carolina ABC Commission will offer Responsible Alcohol Seller/Server Program for managers and staff of any business with ABC permits. The public is also welcome to attend and learn about the state’s ABC laws and regulations. The workshop is designed to address issues that affect businesses that sell alcohol. Free. 10 a.m.-noon and 2-4 p.m. at Charlotte Fire Fighters Association, 2601 E. Seventh St. Register: http://abc.nc.gov/education/rasp/.
Preparing the Next Generation of Skilled Workers:
At the Charlotte Chamber University City Chapter’s luncheon, learn how select area high school students are earning college credits for free at Cato Middle College High School, a tuition-free honors program that has been operated at the Cato Campus of Central Piedmont Community College since 2007. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Hilton Charlotte University Place, 8629 J M Keynes Drive. Details: www.charlottechamber.com.
Networking for Women:
Shari Strong will be the guest speaker at the eWomenNetwork Accelerated Networking event. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Charlotte Executive Park, 5700 Westpark Drive. Register: www.ewomennetwork.com/chapter/greatercharlotteregion.
Health Care Summit:
Charlotte Chamber’s annual Health Care Summit will feature national industry experts and business leaders. This year’s theme, “Value Over Volume,” explores integrated health care and why Charlotte is rapidly becoming a destination for health care. 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Westin Charlotte, 601 S. College St. Details: www.charlottechamber.com.
Charlotte Chamber Young Professionals After Hours Mixer:
Label Charlotte will host a mixer for the Charlotte Chamber’s Young Professionals. 9-11 p.m. at Label Charlotte, 900 NC Music Factory Blvd. Details: www.charlottechamber.com.
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