Career Almanac

On the Move

Emily DiNunzio, an event manager at ACN Inc., was elected chairperson of the Cabarrus Leadership Council of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Charlotte.

Lawyer Corby Anderson of Nexsen Pruet LLC has been recognized as a Certified Franchise Executive by the Institute of Certified Franchise Executives.

Fairfax, Va.-based McLean Mortgage opened an office in Huntersville. Gabe Libutti is branch manager.

The following graduated from Allen Tate Realtors’ Winner’s Edge training program: Cindy Alvarado, Jodie Anderson, Eli Azran, Cindy Belcher, Kendell Burruss, Sandra Cole, Jenny Dabbs, Austin Dantzler, Tim Davis, Jacky Freeman, Christine Iler, Chelsea Keener, Stephen Kendall, Katie Koppleman, Andrea Kuykendal, Steven Lorimer, Paul Mattos, Allen Meeker, Jen Munn, Katherine Nolley, Laurie Seichter, Michele Smith, Melissa Warren, Ryan Wilson and Vivian Zapata.

DecisionPathHR, CCS Construction Staffing LLC and StaffMasters, Inc. all won Inavero’s Best of Staffing Client Award for superior service.

Courtney Adams was promoted to front desk supervisor at The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge.

Kevin Bailey, Jason Griscom, and Mike Iagnocco were named senior associates of STV Inc. The firm provides engineering, construction management, architectural and environmental services.

CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) Charlotte elected its board for 2015: Jennifer Yoxtheimer of J.D. Goodrum, president; Bobbi Jo Lazarus of Elliott Davis Decosimo, immediate past president; Marie McLucas of Primax Properties, president-elect; Jessica Rossi of Kimley Horn, treasurer; Kathleen Chambers of S&ME, secretary; and Adrienne Bain of Wells Fargo, Whitney Bauman of MSS Solutions, Denise Dexter of Lincoln Harris, Jana Dolder of Colliers, Nicole Green of JLL and Cristy Nine of CRESA, directors.

Dr. Garrett D. Hinshaw, president of Catawba Valley Community College in Hickory, was named president of the year by the State Board of Community Colleges.

Roger A. Portaro joined TD Bank as vice president, Origination and Business Development in Asset Based Lending.

Betsy Good joined Cushman & Wakefield Thalhimer’s Charlotte office as director of Property Services.

Shelly Fullwiley has joined Coldwell Banker United, Realtors’ SouthPark office.

Maj. Sherie E. Pearsall of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Internal Affairs and Professional Standards Unit was appointed to the board of directors of the Lupus Foundation of America, North Carolina Chapter.

American Security Mortgage Corp. hired these mortage loan officers for its Charlotte office: Michelle Adams, Shelley Hunsucker, Stacey Kimrey, Kris Steele, Jeff Trout and Peter Yarborough.

Robert W. (Bob) Simmons, a partner in the McGuireWoods law firm, becomes executive director of the nonprofit Council for Children’s Rights April 1.

Lawyers Daniel (Tripp) H. Monroe III and Gregory J. Murphy of Moore & Van Allen PLLC were named to the 2015 Client Service All-Stars list for excellence in client service by Massachusetts-based BTI Consulting Group.

Michael J. Denny, who practices corporate and securities law, joined the Charlotte office of Moore & Van Allen PLLC.

Notable Items

Kitchen Tune-up, the South Dakota-based kitchen and bath remodeling franchise, gave its project of the year award to Charlotte franchisees Tom and Debi Taube at the company’s convention in January.

The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge was honored again by Forbes Travel Guide with several Forbes Four-Star Awards for 2015, including The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge, Gallery Restaurant and The Spa at Ballantyne.