Career Almanac

On the Move

The Wilbert Group, a full-service communications and public relations firm based in Atlanta, opened a Charlotte office led by Will Boye. Among the five other PR professionals added to the staff was Gayle MacIntyre as vice president of the real estate and hospitality practice.

Drew Cook joined Gastonia Sheet Metal Services as marketing director.

Hughon Haye was promoted to guest service manager at Aloft Charlotte Ballantyne.

Coldwell Banker Commercial MECA named Bryan Butler as commercial senior brokerage associate.

Dr. Usha P. Reddy moved to the Concord office of Charlotte Eye Ear Nose & Throat Associates.

The Indian Land, S.C.-based INSP network promoted Tara Brown to director of media relations.

At WFAE-FM (NPR, 90.7), three senior staff members have new positions: Jeff Bundy is now in charge of membership fundraising and marketing strategy, April Harley leads major giving and grants programs as director of development and Lisa Gergely is named manager of corporate underwriting.

Professional Builders Supply, LLC, a supplier of building materials, hired Charlie Coggins for the company’s management trainee program in their Charlotte location.

James McDonald, based in Charlotte, was one of 23 managers promoted to managing director at global consulting firm Protiviti.

Saturday Brand Communications, an advertising and branding agency, hired Ashley Kelley as account supervisor and Anna Kate Selby as art director.

Optiv Security, a Denver, Colorado-based provider of cyber security, hired Stuart Solomon as vice president of strategy, innovation and research. Solomon is based in Fort Mill, S.C.

Simon Roofing, a national roofing manufacturer and installer, hired Dara Creswell as regional accounts manager for the Greater Charlotte area.

Dean E. McCarty joined the Charlotte office of architecture and design firm LS3P as a senior specification writer.

Wray Ward, the public relations, advertising and marketing firm, hired Michael Cable as public relations lead and promoted Dana Haydock and Laura King Edwards to the new role of content leads.

Notable Items

Christina M. Jacuzzo, a partner in Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP’s Charlotte office, was presented the Sara Turnipseed Women on the Go Award for promoting the success of women in the legal profession. The award is named for a late partner in the firm.

The Charlotte Museum of History welcomed three new members to its board of trustees for three-year terms. John Kincheloe, principal at architecture and design firm LS3P, and Jodie Herrmann Lawson, a partner at McGuireWoods, both came from Historic Charlotte Inc.’s board. Historic Charlotte became part of The Charlotte Museum of History in January. Also joining the museum’s board is Brian Moroz, private banking manager for Wells Fargo’s Greater Charlotte Region.

This week


How to create a high-performing team:

Bill Franklin, managing partner at Mindset, speaks at Matthews Chamber of Commerce’s monthly luncheon about the five behaviors of high-performing teams. 11 a.m.- 1 p.m., Carmel Baptist Church, 1145 Pineville-Matthews Rd., Matthews. Cost: $15-$20. For details, call 704-847-3649.

March 15

Greater Matthews Business Expo:

Matthews Chamber’s annual expo happens 4-7 p.m. at Carmel Baptist Church, 1145 Pineville-Matthews Rd., Matthews. Free. Demonstrations, food samples, networking. Details at