Career Almanac

On the Move

Kyle Anderson and Jessica Medlin joined Edwards, Church & Muse Inc. as commercial producers.

Geoff Bagwell joined HDR Architecture Inc. as a medical equipment planner. Jody Spangler joined as a senior medical equipment planner. Paul Watson joined as a marketing principal.

Matthew Bell and Brian Curry were promoted to project engineers at STV/Ralph Whitehead Associates. Jason Griscom was promoted to project manager/senior engineer.

Laura Buck-Sharpe joined Tribble Creative Group as a project manager.

Dr. Scott Burbank joined the Pineville office of OrthoCarolina.

Kelley Cartrett-Phifer joined The Point Lake and Golf Club as director of private events.

Barbara Feldman joined Village Real Estate Group as broker in charge of its new office in Morrison Plantation.

Raymond Greenlees was named IT/imaging manager at Record Storage Systems.

Rob Hagan was named commercial leasing managing director at Fifth Third Bank.

Harriet Henderson was named general manager at Décor Corporation.

Lisa Raye Hund, Parker Laketa and W. Courtenay Miller joined Consolidated Planning as financial representatives.

David Jones was named executive chef at McIntosh's Steaks & Seafood.

Karen Labovitz was named branch manager for Allen Tate Company's Blakeney office.

Cynthia McCloskey joined Springs Creative Products Group as merchandising director.

Robert Millikin was named senior vice president and east region manager at U.S. Bank Institutional Trust & Custody.

Jean Popejoy was appointed university registrar at Pfeiffer University.

Jeff Schweikert joined ECM Benefits LLC as a benefits producer.

Nwa'ndo Ume-Nwagbo joined Kilpatrick Stockton as an associate on its Employee Benefits Team.

Jay Weisberger joined Skanska USA Building Inc. as field communications manager.

Notable Names

American Product Distributors received “supplier of the year” recognition from the Carolinas Minority Supplier Development Council.

R.C. Bainbridge Jr. and the Bainbridge Crew ranked 155th in Qualified Remodeler Magazine's Top 500 list of the top remodeling firms in the nation.

Carolinas Medical Center-Mercy and Carolinas Medical Center-Pineville received the J.D. Power and Associates Distinguished Hospital Program distinction.

Henry Donaghy, a financial services professional with Hinrichs Flanagan Financial, celebrates 50 years in the financial services industry.

Edward Dubisz, of Green Earth Landscaping Inc., joined the Professional Landcare Network.

Eaton Corporation's Clutch Division manufacturing facility in Charlotte was awarded the 2007 Master of Quality Award from Daimler Trucks North America.

Hobart Financial Group was named a 2008 Advisor of the Year Finalist from Senior Market Advisor.

Integra Staffing & Search was named one of the top 100 fastest-growing privately held Human Resource companies in the country by Inc. Magazine.

James Spears Jr. of the Charlotte office of Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, was named to the 2009 edition of “Best Lawyers in America.”

WTVI was honored at the 2008 Annual Conference of The Mental Health Association in North Carolina, for spearheading a Teen Summit designed to raise awareness about depression.

What's New

Village Real Estate Group announced the opening of another location at Morrison Plantation.

SEM Products Inc. will open a new facility in Rock Hill.

Décor Corporation has a new window coverings division.

Hosted Solutions was selected by EQmentor to provide hardware and software management services.

Dr. Gregory Greiner and Dr. Robert Renner have changed the name of their York based practice to Unique Expressions Dentistry.

B2E has opened a Charlotte office.

Nominations for the U.S. Small Business Administration's 2009 North Carolina Small Business Person of the Year and Small Business Champion awards are being accepted at

This week

SEPT. 23

Hiring the Right Person for the Right Job”

Details, registration: 704-330-4657.

CPCC and the Charlotte Mecklenburg Workforce Development Board offer the seminar 8 - 10:30 a.m. at CPCC Harris Campus, Building 1, Auditorium. Free.

SEPT. 29

CFA North Carolina Society meeting

Details: 919-676-3577 or

CFA North Carolina Society meets noon - 1:15 p.m. at LaVecchia's Seafood Grille, 225 E. Sixth St.

Dr. Helmet Henschel, behavioral finance expert and author of “Investing is all in the Mind,” is the featured speaker. He will discuss the neuroscience of investment behavior. Free for members, $40 for nonmembers.

SEPT. 30 – OCT. 1

Process Mapping & Analysis”

Details, registration: 704-687-8900 or

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