Career Almanac

On the Move

Lindsey Leitch was named assistant director of internship development by Northwest Mutual.

Kimberly Matthews joined the Charlotte office of Rutherford as a commercial lines senior account manager. Luke Fussy and Connor Milliken join the office interns.

Michael Beste was promoted to assistant property manager at Bissell.

King, Crotts, Duncan & Jaynes, known as King Law Offices, opened an additional office in the Burke Building, 1220 S. Graham St., Suite 101. Mandy Matthews is responsible for day-to-day operations, and will assist attorney Maggie Jaynes with the firm’s personal injury practice there.

Cecilia Ramirez, a retired executive and former Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools educator, and Caldwell Rose, president of NAI Southern Real Estate, were appointed to the Central Piedmont Community College Board of Trustees.

Wilson Realty Co. hired David Austin, Sam Castadoro, Joel Drach, Dana Greshko, Erica Hayden, Nick Koszegi, Tom LeBorgne, Robin Martinez, Sunny Patterson, Rena’ Taylor and Bob Tierney as agents.

Colby Robinson joined Antonich & Associates, a private wealth advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial, as financial planning specialist.

Liberty Senior Living’s Brightmore of South Charlotte, a new full-service retirement community near Ballantyne, hired Anna Willis as life enrichment director and Evin Whittle as wellness director.

Eric Almond was admitted as a partner in PwC’s assurance practice in Charlotte.

Good Will Publishers of Gastonia, specialists in value-oriented books for families, promoted William Schiffiano to executive vice president for sponsorship divisions, and Sean Gallagher to executive vice president for corporate and organizational sales. Conor Gallagher was promoted to publisher of Saint Benedict Press and to executive vice president for strategic planning for the parent company, Good Will Publishers.

Luquire George Andrews, the advertising, digital and public relations agency, promoted Chelsea Caplan to assistant account executive.

Raleigh Cline was hired as regional business segment leader for the Charlotte commercial market by Bergmann Associates, the architectural, engineering and planning firm.

Notable Items

Business Leaders of Charlotte raised $14,000 for Patriots Path, a nonprofit providing post-military career transition services to veterans at its 11th annual charity golf tournament.

Sales associate Kim Raymond of Ivester Jackson Properties, a boutique brokerage, was named a Christie’s International Real Estate Luxury Specialist at the Christie network’s Top Agents Conference.

W. Reid Culp III, president of TAGStone Capital, Inc., earned Chartered Financial Analyst designation.


July 28

Federal Employees:

The Charlotte Chapter of National Active and Retired Federal Employees holds its monthly brunch meeting. Pending legislation and Internet security will be discussed. 11 a.m. at Golden Corral Restaurant, 11025 E. Independence Blvd., Matthews. Meeting is free; meal is $8. Details: 704-846-1945.

Deon Roberts on banking

Deon Roberts’ Bank Watch column moves to Tuesdays, starting this week. Look for it on 2A Tuesday.