On the Move
Brett Harlan joined Fontaine Modification Vocational Services as vice president of sales.
Renee Kilminster joined Bissell as property manager.
Allen Tate Company appointed Josh Allen as a sales manager for BSI Builder Services, the company’s home sales and marketing division.
Coldwell Banker Commercial MECA named Sam Kline as commercial brokerage associate for the firm’s Belmont office.
Food Lion presented Kim Rollins, manager of the grocer’s store at 8118 Blair Rd., Mint Hill, with its Central Division Store Manager Excellence Award. She has worked for Food Lion for 22 years.
Bryan Adams, a partner in the law firm of Van Hoy, Reutlinger, Adams & Dunn, PLLC, was included in the 2016 Business North Carolina Legal Elite and N.C. Super Lawyers in the area of employment law.
Several technicians from Gastonia Sheet Metal, a family-owned firm specializing in residential and commercial heating and air conditioning, completed training to earn certifications awarded by the company in various work-related skills: Mark Philip, Fletcher Reinhardt, Bobby Falls, Mark Deal, Chuck Howard, Brandon Caskey, Cole Huskins, Richard Hoffman, Ricky Ogle, Danny Painter and Zack Carpenter.
CoreNet Global Carolinas, a professional association for the corporate real estate industry, announced its 2016 Board of Directors. Officers are Tony Perez of Carolinas HealthCare System, president; John Leddy of Jones Lang LaSalle, vice president; LaMonte Johnson, corporate real estate professional, treasurer; Frank Wiseman of Tandus-Centiva, secretary; and Chris LaPata of Steelcase, past president. Board committee chairmen are Bill Robinson, Kathy Klass, Marty Scannell, Robin Hilburn, Mike O'Brien, Neville Devlaiwalla, Cassie Zingery, Robby Lowe, Kim Marks, Hunter Fleshood, Koo MacQueen, Tripp Guin and Steve Bodenheimer.
Elizabeth Smith Owen, a partner at the Rock Hill law firm Morton & Gettys, was appointed to the York County Community Foundation Board of Trustees.
Forty-nine working professionals earned MBA degrees from Wake Forest University School of Business after completing a two-year Saturday program at the university’s Charlotte Center. The class honored Professor Dan Fogel, director of the Masters in Sustainability program, with the Outstanding Educator Award.
Innovation in Leadership:
The Charlotte LGBT Chamber of Commerce presents a program by Attorney Aretha V. Blake to help members build high performing teams through strengths-based leadership. 6:30-9 p.m. at The Gallery South End, 1320 S. Church St. Refreshments included. RSVP: http://clgbtcc.org/.
Prepare for the Corporate Compliance Certificate exam. Starts noon at Charlotte School of Law, Room 214, 201 S. College St. Part of the law school’s new center for compliance and ethics and partnership with Washington-based compliance expert Mike Volkov. Details: 704-808-8030 or charlottelaw.edu.
Matthews Chamber Event:
Network with fellow Matthews Chamber members at Matthews After Hours, 5:30-7 p.m., at the gym on host-sponsor COS Kids Child Development’s campus, 226 W. John St., Matthews. Register at 704-847-3649 or online at matthewschamber.org.
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