Career Almanac

On the Move

Alan Beulah joined M/I Homes of Charlotte as vice president of operations in sales and marketing.

Premier, Inc., a healthcare improvement company, named David Vorhoff senior vice president of corporate development and strategy.

Monument Real Estate Services appointed Kelsey Cantrell and Pamela D. Williams as regional managers, both based in Charlotte. Cantrell manages the firm’s North Carolina portfolio, comprising nine communities of nearly 1,900 units; Williams handles more than 1,700 units in South Carolina.

Edward Z. Jones Jr., formerly chief operating officer, was named president of E Z Custom Screen Printing and Embroidery in Stallings, now celebrating its 10th anniversary. Founder E. Z. Jones Sr. will remain in a consulting role.

Nicholas Berkompas and Connor Coldwater joined Northwestern Mutual as financial representatives.

BeachamBunce+Manley (BB+M) Architecture hired Carrie Renegar, IIDA, NCIDQ, as director of interiors to lead the design firm’s creative direction. With Renegar’s arrival BB+M won a large contract from Major League Soccer for the design of its new headquarters expansion in New York City’s Midtown.

Amy Putnam was promoted to assistant general manager at Aloft Charlotte Ballantyne.

Ivester Jackson | Christie’s International Real Estate hired Teri Spears as business development coordinator.

Perry Major joined the Charlotte office of commercial real estate firm Avison Young as senior vice president.

Notable Items

Rhett L. Brown, MD, head of Novant Medical Group’s Presbyterian Family Medicine Midtown, was installed as president of the 3,700-member N.C. Academy of Family Physicians.

Charlotte Eye Ear Nose & Throat Associates, P.A., relocated its Huntersville office to 10305 Hamptons Park Dr., Suite 201, Huntersville.

LS3P employees in the Charlotte office marking milestone anniversaries with the architectural design firm are Wade Tucker, (20 years); Karen Cecil and Sharon Huot, (15 years); and Jeffrey Del Sordo, Will Drennan, Chris Maltba, Vincent Spencer, Mari-Ann Williams, and Lorie Zimmerman (10 years).

As a part of their participation in the “Driving the American Dream” contest conducted by Ford and Manta, Manuel Mendoza and Elsa Arango, husband-and-wife owners of Mooresville-based bakery and restaurant Patisserie Café, won $5,000 to upfit their delivery vans with hands-free phoning capability.

Two executives of Crescent Communities’ commercial mixed-use business were appointed to volunteer community boards: Senior Vice President Lud Hodges joined the Catawba Land Conservancy board, and Vice President Ned Austin joined the board of the Mecklenburg County Council Boy Scouts of America.

William (Bill) Hall, director of supply chain and donor acquisition at Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont, was one of ten Goodwill Industries employees nationwide to win a full-tuition scholarship from the University of Phoenix. Hall is pursuing a Master of Business Administration degree.

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP was named a “recommended” North Carolina law firm in the 2016 edition of the publication Benchmark Litigation. Dana C. Lumsden is managing partner of the firm’s Charlotte office.

Concord-based Practical Software Solutions was named a Sage North America Million Dollar Club achiever for the ninth consecutive year. The company specializes in the sales, installation and support of Sage construction, real estate and other business management products.

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