Career Almanac a record of changes in area businesses

On The Move

Robin Bradshaw joined RE/MAX Leading Edge Realty Group as a sales associate.

Collin Brown joined Kennedy Covington as an associate in the real estate department.

Terri Hansley joined Shea Homes as a sales associate.

C. Lee Norris was named the new director of information technology at Pfeiffer University.

Albert Partridge III joined Sovereign Bank as senior vice president/portfolio account executive.

Eric Reichard was promoted to chief operations officer at Rodgers Builders Inc.

Jo Sorenson joined The Catevo Group as an account manager.

John Trueb joined Edison Foard Inc. as a senior project manager.

Chris Yackel was promoted to assistant project manager at Tyler2 Construction.

Notable Names

Alan Adler was appointed to the Charlotte City Council's Citizen's Review Board.

Craig Anderson, Ed Baetz, Gerry Bayle, Craig Bohannon, Terri Breeden, David Bunt, Josh Burns, Mela Chan, Camille Estes, Barbara Fields,Patti Gardner, Mark Griffin, Ingrid House, Patty Janawsky, Derrick Kiker, Andy McPherson, Jim Mooney, Lorri Nelbach, Lora Nichols, Jamie Schettino, Danielle Scurry, Ilona Shelest, Virginie Stewart, Rob Wessling, graduated from Allen Tate's Winner's Edge Training.

Lauren Browne, registered nurse with Community Care Partners of Greater Mecklenburg, was selected to attend the East Carolina University School of Medicine Intensive Clinical Fellowship for Diabetes Education.

Ann Carinci and Phyllis Stanley received Prudential Real Estate Affiliates Chairman's Circle Platinum for 2007 and its 100 Award.

Charlotte Radiology received one bronze and two gold Aster Awards from Creative Images Inc.

David Cunningham, manager of Cunningham & Co.'s SouthPark office, received the President's Award from the Charlotte Regional Mortgage Lenders Association. Karen Irwin, a senior account manager with MGIC, received CRMLA's Thelma Proctor Award. Bill McConnell, a mortgage banker with Cunningham & Company, received CRMLA's Outstanding Service award. Carla Wilson was awarded by CRMLA for her service and leadership.

The Charlotte chapter of Entrepreneurs' Organization earned “Rock Star” status within the company.

Golden Gait Trailers LLC, of Concord, was honored by Featherlite with awards for sales growth, service and performance achievements for the 2007 sales year.

Robert Goodling, a mortgage banker with BB&T, was elected president of the Charlotte Regional Mortgage Lenders Association.

Additional board members include: Gena Baxley, Bryan Bickett, Dawn Burton, Kip Byrne, David Cunningham, Susan Dewar, Ralph Harris, Karen Irwin and Matt McDonald.

Herbert Hamilton and William Henry Sipe III of Hamilton Martens Ballou & Sipe LLC were named to the 2008 25th anniversary edition of “Best Lawyers in America.”

Gianna Manes was elected to the board of directors at Classroom Central.

Heather Mayoros, president of The Mayoros Agency, was appointed president of the Olde English Networkers, the Rock Hill chapter of BNI International.

Dawn Newsome, co-founder and partner of marketing communications agency Moonlight Creative Group, joined the Entrepreneurial Leadership Circle.

Claire Oakley was appointed to the board of trustees of The Art Institute of Charlotte.

Donna Olson, executive director of Park Pointe Village, an ACTS Retirement-Life Community in Rock Hill, graduated with top honors from the National Certification Program for Aging Services Professionals.

Teresa Quinan was awarded Allen Tate Co.'s Master's Designation.

PROSHRED Security of Charlotte received AAA Certification from the National Association for Information Destruction.

John Sullivan of the Irrigation Association has passed the required examination to become a Certified Water Conservation Manager – Landscape.

Women Executives announces its board of directors for 2008-2009: president – Selma Fox, Wachovia; president-elect – Melissa McGuire, Sherpa; VP administration – B.G. Metzler, B.G.M. Communications & Consulting; VP professional affairs – Mary Vickers-Koch, Central Piedmont Community College; treasurer – Laura Belcher, Arts & Science Council; recorder – Maggie Norris, Wachovia; at-large –Deborah Bosley, The Bosley Group and Joan Wright, O'Sullivan Wright Inc.; immediate past president – Nancy McNelis, Right Management.

What's New

This Week

Dinner meeting

The Hornet's Nest Chapter of the American Business Women's Association will hold a dinner meeting, 6p.m. at the Olive Garden restaurant, 4336 E. Independence Blvd. The featured speaker is Phil Kline, executive director of the Mint Museum.

Small-business financing workshop

The Institute for Entrepreneurship at CPCC is sponsoring a workshop 9:30 a.m. - noon in the Professional Development Building at CPCC's Central Campus, 124 E. Independence Blvd. There will be on-site small-business loan applications and other small business information. To apply for a loan, applicants must bring a copy of the front and back of their driver's license, either a federal tax ID number of a corporation, limited liability company or partnership or Social Security number if a proprietorship/self-employed and a check from a business checking account for possible loan processing.

Next Week

Identity theft awareness

Shred-it Charlotte and the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department are sponsoring an event that will include free shredding, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. at SouthPark mall, 4400 Sharon Road.

“Global Charlotte -

The Impact of Internationalization”

The European American Business Forum will hold a dinner meeting at the Renaissance South Park Hotel, 5501 Carnegie Blvd. The featured speaker is attorney Alan Gordon, chairman of the Mayor's International Cabinet.

“Analyzing & Satisfying”

Continuing Education at UNC Charlotte will offer the business seminar 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the UNC Charlotte Uptown Center, 220 N. Tryon St. $995.