On the Move
G. Miller Jordan joined the law firm of Kirk Palmer & Thigpen, P.A., as a partner.
Spenser Bowles joined the Betts Byrnes Team at Sellstate Select realty company of Mooresville as a buyer’s agent.
Lynda Wilhelm joined First Citizens Bank as a regional executive based in Charlotte.
Messer Construction Co., a commercial builder, hired Cara McAdoo as a project engineer in its Charlotte office.
Guthmann Construction hired Ricky Long as design and development project manager.
Bissell hired Melinda Hopkins as senior property manager.
Smith Moore Leatherwood added Brian Litwak to the law firm's corporate group in Charlotte.
Larry Jefferies was promoted to general manager of K&W’s Independence Boulevard location in Charlotte.
LS3P hired Travis Bunch for the architecture and design firm’s Charlotte office.
Joshua Snyder joined Rodgers Builders, Inc., as project manager.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Carolinas Realty added new sales associates Ashley Watford, Brenda Kennedy, Jose “Whit” Whitner and Rahul Naik to the firm’s Ballantyne office, Linda Russ and Voldumear Moore to the SouthPark office, and Christopher Batties, Devan Adamek and Patrick Connolly to the Lake Norman office.
Davidson-Cornelius Child Development Center of Davidson, also known as North Mecklenburg Child Development Association, earned the Better Business Bureau Accredited Charity Seal.
FirstLight HomeCare of Matthews, a provider of non-medical in-home care, received a 2016 Best of Home Care Award from Home Care Pulse. The local franchise is owned by Manoj Babu and Biju Nair.
Kimberly Knapik, a realtor with Wilkinson ERA and a member of the Charlotte Region Realtor Association, was awarded the Graduate Realtor Institute designation.
Fastsigns of Charlotte-South Tryon, owned and operated by Ben and Betsy Knight, earned a Pinnacle Club Award from Fastsigns International for its outstanding sales performance in 2015.
Graduating from Allen Tate Realtors’ Winner’s Edge training program in the Charlotte region: Neysa Molle from the company’s Belmont office; Patricia Coleman, Ballantyne; Jessica Grace Booker and Ellen Watkins, SouthPark; Troy Dalsing, University City; Shari Johnson and Dakeita Vanderburg-Johnson, Concord; John Ratliff, Davidson; Hazel Messer, Gastonia; Kelly Hall, Michelle May, Ellen Morgan and Jordan Ogden, Lake Norman; Mark Hamrick, Rock Hill; Wesley Lawson and Todd McIntosh, Shelby; Amy Moorehead, Union County; and Erin Benjamin, Tammy Vickery and Scott Vickery, Wesley Chapel.
Landon Eustache, a corporate finance associate with Hunton & Williams LLP, was elected to a three-year term on the board of directors of the Council for Children’s Rights.
Mt. Holly Community Development Association:
Annual meeting, 7 p.m. at the Municipal Complex, 400 E. Central Ave., Mt. Holly. Volunteer of the Year will be announced. For details, call executive director Wendy Foster at 704-827-5262.
The Charlotte Chapter of National Active and Retired Federal Employees holds its monthly brunch meeting. Researcher Celeste Bagley is guest speaker. 11 a.m. at Golden Corral Restaurant, 11025 E. Independence Blvd., Matthews. Meeting is free; meal is $8. Details: 704-846-1945.
What Millennials Want and How Companies Are Responding:
Panel discussion moderated by Dr. Cheryl Richards, CEO of Northeastern University, at the school’s Uptown campus, 101 N. Tryon St., Suite 1100. Includes speakers from Google Fiber, Charlotte Agenda and Hendrick BMW. 7:30-9 a.m. Light breakfast provided. Free event limited to 100 attendees. Register: events.r20.constantcontact.com.
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