Career almanac

On the Move

David Botsko, Stephanie Bunts, Irene Gonzalez and Petula Kwende joined Keller Williams Realty’s SouthPark office.

Todd Burbank joined Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton as partner in the firm’s real estate investment and development team in Charlotte.

Attorney Elisa Greenwood joined the Van Winkle Law Firm’s Charlotte office.

Kiran Mehta joined Troutman Sanders LLP as a partner in the litigation practice in the Charlotte office. Mehta will be joined by associate Molly McIntosh.

Broker associate Adam St. John joined the sales team of Weichert, Realtors-Rebhan & Associates in Charlotte.

Mark Taylor joined Wastequip as president of technical products.

Tim Toohey was promoted to director of food and beverage at The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge.

Angelo Vecchio will relocate to Syska Hennessy Group, Inc.’s Charlotte office, where he will serve as the engineering firm’s regional information and communication technology practice area leader.

Notable Items

Robert Allen, an attorney with Robinson Bradshaw & Hinson P.A., was elected to the N.C. Bar Association Board of Governors. Allen’s three-year term began June 21.

Benchmark Supply, a specialty window and door supplier in Monroe, has agreed to merge with Professional Builders Supply LLC, a building material supplier with operations in Raleigh, Charlotte and Wilmington. Jake Krieg, founder and owner of Benchmark, and his team will join forces with Professional Builders Supply's Charlotte operation.

CAMS, Community Association Management Services, an industry leader in community and condominium association management services, is opening a larger office at 4701 Hedgemore Drive in Hedgemore Plaza, Charlotte.

The Charlotte Association of Health Underwriters received the Pacesetter Award at the National Association of Health Underwriters’ 84th Annual Convention and Exhibition.

Joseph Cordell, principal partner of domestic litigation firm Cordell & Cordell, with offices in Charlotte, was installed as president of the American Association of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants.

Thomas DeLozier of Quail Hollow Club was named an Honor Society Member by the Club Managers Association of America.

The Lupus Foundation of America, North Carolina Chapter has appointed Marietta Clyburn of Wells Fargo and Shane Stout of Bank of America to its board of directors.

José Vega of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP’s financial services litigation and compliance team in the Charlotte office was named to Lawyers of Color’s Second Annual Hot List, which identifies the nation’s most influential early to midcareer minority attorneys.

This week


Coffee Connection:

Helping Others Help Themselves, H.O.H.T., will host a job search networking event. Free. 8-9:30 a.m. at Maddy's Fatty's Cupcakes, 19905 W. Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Register:

Grow Your Business Bigger and Faster:

Bill Whitley, a client attraction expert, will share secrets to grow your business. 1:30-4 p.m. at the Employers Association, Daniel Room, 3020 W. Arrowood Road. Cost: Free for BIG Members; $40-$50 for nonmembers. Register:

Tri Chamber HealthCare Summit:

CEOs from area hospitals will discuss demographic changes expected for the Lake Norman region and how it will impact services. Free. 2-4:30 p.m. at Charles Mack Citizen Center, 215 N. Main Street, Mooresville. Register:

Summer Schmooze:

Charlotte Chamber Metro Chapter's annual Summer Schmooze will feature giveaways from corporate sponsors and treats from several area restaurants. The baseball-themed event will feature networking and prizes. Cost: $15. 5:30-8 p.m. at BB&T BallPark, 324 S. Mint St. Tickets:

Quarterly New Member Launch:

Lake Norman Chamber welcomes new and prospective members to meet staff and directors. Free. 5:30-7 p.m. Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce, 19900 W. Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Register:

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business:

Charlotte Score will host an introductory workshop focusing on the basics of testing your business idea and identifying the key factors that influence start-up success. 5:45-9 p.m. The Garage at Packard Place, 222 S. Church St. Register: 704-344-6576;

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