Corina San-Marina has joined Willcox & Savage in its employee benefits practice group.
Previously, San-Marina was an associate with Hershner Hunter in Eugene, Ore., where she advised employers on the requirements of tax-qualified retirement plans under the Pension Protection Act of 2006 and the Worker, Retiree and Employer Recovery Act of 2008, and provided other legislative and regulatory guidance. She also worked on plan compliance amendments and advised clients on the impact of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Reconciliation Act of 2010 on their welfare plans. In addition, she worked with clients to correct operational failures of retirement plans under the Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System.
She holds a juris doctorate from the Charleston School of Law and an LL.M. in taxation from the University of Florida.
Awards & honors
Chesapeake Regional Medical Center made the following announcements:
Eileen Babb RN was named the center's 2011 Nurse Exemplar. An endoscopy nurse at Chesapeake Regional since 2001, Babb was cited by her fellow nurses for being both a leader and a role model.
Anna Liza Rodriguez MD, a hospitalist who practices with Chesapeake Hospitalists PC, was named the 2011 recipient of Chesapeake Regional's Physician Colleague Award.
William E. Wood and Associates announced its top listing and top selling agents for April.
Top Selling Agents/Teams: Tracy Gaskins, Churchland/Suffolk office; Denise Roddy, The Kim Old Team, Currituck office; Bobby Lawrence, Downtown Norfolk office; Charlie Newsome, Elizabeth City office; Candance Saunders, Franklin office; Charlie Iaquinto, Diane Keeley Team, Great Bridge office; Doug Rogers, Jennifer Smith Team, Great Neck office; Jan Johnson, Pam Toth & Suzi Noyes Team, Kempsville office; Chris Shaughnessy, Laskin Road office; Sandy Baker, Little Creek Road office; Janet Grass, Lynnhaven office; JoAnn Olson, Smithfield office; Melinda Crane, New Homes Division.
Top Listing Agents/Teams: Linda Dickens, Churchland/Suffolk office; Denise Roddy, Kim Old Team, Currituck office; Bobby Lawrence, Downtown Norfolk office; Lisa Branton, Elizabeth City office; Altreese Holland, Franklin office; Dennis Register, Diane Keeley Team, Great Bridge office; Sean Rooney, Henri Ellis Team, Great Neck office; Georgie Frech, Kempsville office; Katherine Dutlinger, Bonnie Rothschild & Jean Kerry Team, Laskin Road office; Ronnie Hooks, Little Creek Road office; Tom Duckett, Lynnhaven office; JoAnn Olson, Smithfield office.
Top Property Managers: Sharon Whitehorn and Cindy Ward.
Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center in Suffolk made the following announcements:
Anthony M. Bevilacqua MD has been named medical director for Sentara Obici's Joint Replacement & Fracture Care Services. Bevilacqua is team leader for a task force of Sentara Obici health care professionals who'll establish Center of Excellence protocols and innovations for patients undergoing joint replacement or fracture care.
His appointment is in addition to his full-time position as a surgeon at SMOC, where he specializes in joint replacement, sports medicine, shoulder surgery and fracture care.
He is a member of the Sentara Joint Replacement Task Force and president of the board at the Sentara Obici Ambulatory Surgery Center in Suffolk. After graduating from the University of Notre Dame, Bevilacqua completed his orthopaedic surgery training at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.
Bryan Fox MD has been named medical director for Sentara Obici's Comprehensive Spine Care Services. Fox is leading a task force of Sentara Obici health care professionals in establishing procedures and protocol in the management of patients who receive spine care. He is an expert in minimally invasive spine surgery techniques, having performed more than 1,000 spinal surgeries and taught several types of innovative spine surgery procedures. His appointment is in addition to his full-time position as a surgeon at SMOC.
A graduate of Ohio State University, Fox served in the U.S. Navy for 25 years, 17 as a physician and eight as a naval aviator. Most recently, Fox was the chief of Orthopaedic Spine Surgery, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth. As a Navy surgeon, he established a multidisciplinary spine center that has become the model for spinal care throughout the U.S. military. Additional positions Fox has held include NASA flight surgeon for space shuttle launches and recoveries and clinical assistant professor of surgery at B. Edward Herbert School of Medicine in Bethesda, Md.
Rusty Williams has been appointed administrative director of Hampton Roads Laboratories, Bon Secours Virginia Health System announced. Williams began her career with Bon Secours in 1972 at DePaul Medical Center and has served in many capacities including staff medical technologist in chemistry, supervisor of chemistry, sales /marketing manager, manager of the outreach program and laboratory manager. She has been in her current role as director of Laboratory at Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center for seven years and will maintain her responsibilities for the Maryview Core Lab.
Williams holds a bachelor of science in medical technology from James Madison University and completed her medical technology internship at Duke University. She is certified as a medical technologist by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists.
Paul Bonicelli has been named executive vice president of Regent University. He will oversee academic affairs and student affairs and administer budgets of all academic units including Regent's eight schools, the university libraries and the division of Professional and Continuing Education.
He'll also be an associate professor in the Robertson School of Government. In addition, he'll oversee academic policy and priorities, faculty recruiting, hiring, retention and performance, and the university's promotion and tenure process.
Most recently, Bonicelli has been provost and professor of government at Houston Baptist University. His career includes a presidential appointment as assistant administrator for the United States Agency for International Development's Bureau of Latin America and the Caribbean, and a White House appointment as deputy assistant administrator of the USAID Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance.
Prior to Houston Baptist, Bonicelli spent several years at Patrick Henry College in Virginia as dean of academic affairs and chairman of the Department of Government. He served as a staff member on the U.S. House of Representatives International Relations Committee and taught at Grove City College in Pennsylvania.
Bonicelli received a master's degree in public policy from Regent. He has a doctorate from the University of Tennessee and a bachelor's degree from the University of Memphis.
Mike Mastrullo has been named Cox Media of Virginia's Digital Media sales manager. Mastrullo will be responsible for managing sales for all digital products and on-demand platforms in the Hampton Roads, Roanoke and Northern Virginia regions. He has been working in the digital/online world since 1996 and his background includes work in various media, among them, Trader Publishing Co., The Virginian-Pilot and WAVY-TV. Mastrullo will be based in Hampton Roads.
Jim Roberts of Troutman Sanders LLP will retire at the end of 2011. Roberts has more than 50 years of experience in Virginia law. Roberts' career is highlighted by high-profile victories in white collar criminal defense and business litigation cases, a string of legal industry awards and honors, and his leadership at the Mays & Valentine law firm throughout the '80s and '90s. He also earned a reputation as a philanthropist whose civic involvement included pro bono efforts on behalf of low-income Virginians, and involvement in, among other things, Virginia Commonwealth University's Medical Center and School of Medicine, Central Virginia Legal Aid and the University of Virginia School of Nursing.
After graduating from the University of Richmond Law School, Roberts joined the firm of Tucker, Mays, Moore & Reed, which later became Mays & Valentine and, in 2001, Troutman Sanders. Roberts has been named to the annual Best Lawyers list every year since its inception in 1983.
Boards, associations & commissions
Jim Izard, a founding principal and portfolio manager for Palladium Registered Investment Advisors LLC, joined the Heritage Bank Norfolk Advisory Board. Prior to the establishment of Palladium in January 2008, Izard spent 10 years as a portfolio manager. Previously, he worked in the consulting and manufacturing industries. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia and an MBA from the Darden School. Izard serves as a member of the Williams School Board of Trustees and on the Eastern Virginia Medical School Board of Visitors. He is a former board member for the Norfolk City Forum.
Marie V. McDemmond, chair of the board of the Lumina Foundation for Education and past president of Norfolk State University, has been elected to the National Board of Directors of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. McDemmond was president of NSU from 1997 to 2006. Prior to that she was vice president of finance for Florida Atlantic University and its seven campuses, where she also served as chief operating officer.
She previously held administrative and finance positions at other colleges and universities, including Atlanta University, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Emory University, and community colleges in Massachusetts. McDemmond is the first African American woman to head any of the National Association of Colleges and University Business Officers regions, on whose board she served. She taught for more than 15 years at Wellesley and Bryn Mawr Colleges' Project HERS (Higher Education Resource Services) and has published articles in professional journals.
McDemmond received her bachelor's degree from Xavier University of Louisiana and her master's degree from the University of New Orleans. She did additional graduate work in public finance and management at the State University of New York at Albany and received her doctoral degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. She has participated as a volunteer and fundraiser with the South Florida Chapter of LLS. She also led an LLS Light The Night Walk team.
Kathy Rader has been named director of Women's Leadership Council with United Way of South Hampton Roads. She has 15 years of experience in development and was formerly director of advancement at StoneBridge School in Chesapeake.
Ann Sullivan, a partner of Crenshaw, Ware & Martin PLC, joined Heritage Bank's Norfolk Advisory Board. Sullivan, who focuses her practice in the areas of employment law and civil litigation, represents employers as well as employees, arguing cases in both state and federal courts.
A graduate of the College of William and Mary and the Marshall-Wythe School of Law, Sullivan is a past president of the Norfolk Sunrise Rotary Club and past-chair, Norfolk Public Library Board of Trustees.
Pat Deans of Virginia Beach was named Virginia's Outstanding Library Trustee by the Virginia Public Library Directors Association. Deans was recognized for his contributions to Virginia Beach Public Library as a loyal supporter of more than 20 years.
Deans has served on all of the library's boards in a variety of roles. He has been a member of the Friends of the Virginia Beach Public Library Board, past chairman and current member of the Virginia Beach Public Library Board, and serves as president of the Virginia Beach Library Foundation Board.
In addition Deans has served on many community boards, including the Virginia Symphony Orchestra.
He was a partner at the accounting firm Strickland and Jones until his retirement in 2008.
John Mack has joined Tidewater Builders Association as staff vice president of the Building Trades Academy. Mack has more than 30 years of nonprofit experience, 20 of them with Boys & Girls Clubs of Newark and Atlanta. His most recent position was executive director of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeast Virginia. He graduated from West Chester University and is also a U.S. Army veteran who served in Operation Desert Storm.
Taylor Franklin, partner and vice president of Multifamily Development at S.L. Nusbaum Realty Co., has been elected to the executive committee of the firm. Taylor joined the company in 2004 and initiated the condominium conversion of Ghent on the Square Apartments, headed up the rehabilitation of Independence Apartments and procured the combined $60 million sales of Brookfield, St. Croix and Woodview Apartments. He became a partner and shareholder at S.L. Nusbaum in 2010.
Taylor has been instrumental in numerous multifamily development projects, including River House Apartments, the Heritage Forrest project in Newport News, the purchase and rezoning of the new Meadowood Apartments in Norfolk and the new development next to Greenbrier Mall named "The Carriage House @ Greenbrier."
Taylor is involved with St. Jude Children's Hospital, Chesapeake Bay Wine Classic Foundation, Norfolk Collegiate School and Virginia Wesleyan.
Sharon Greene-Golden, manager of sterile process at Bon Secorus Mary Immaculate Hospital, has been named president-elect of the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management. Greene-Golden has been a member of the association since 1990 and is president of the Virginia chapter. As president-elect, Greene-Golden will launch an initiative to require mandatory licensure for sterilization technicians in Virginia and will also be speaking internationally on sterilization methods.
Rose & Womble
Rose & Womble Realty's Resale offices announced the Top Sales and Top Listing Agents for April 2011:
Beach office: Barbara Glasser, sales; Diane Norton, listing;
Chesapeake office: Kathryn Maguire, sales; Patty Sweatman, listing;
Great Bridge office: Team Rolaf, sales; Just Ask Howe, listing;
Greenbrier office: L. Ellen Drames, sales; Maxine Long, listing;
Harbour View office: Al Perez, sales; Grace Brown, listing;
Holland Road office: Barnum, Laurens & Assoc., sales and listing;
Lynnhaven office: Tim Cochran, sales; Anne "Cookie" Page, listing;
Peninsula office: Jathan Day, sales; Pam Strahorn-Roe, listing;
Shore Drive office: Sue Lentini, sales; Preston Mangum, listing.