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12/21/2012 - 4:16pm

Banking & finance

Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP announced the following new hires:

12/17/2012 - 12:23pm



The following individuals have joined Inside Business, The Hampton Roads Business Journal:

12/07/2012 - 3:22pm


Erika Hayes James Ph.D. was named the new senior associate dean for the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia, Executive Education program.

11/16/2012 - 3:34pm

Economic development

Raymond K. White joined the Virginia Beach Department of Economic Development as business development manager. White's primary responsibilities include managing the department's business attraction and retention activities for companies within the targeted business clusters of defense industries; computer modeling and simulation; alternative energies; composite materials; and sensors.

11/09/2012 - 3:16pm



Karen Meyers has joined the Virginia Department of Transportation as the public affairs specialist for the Hampton Roads District. She has more than 14 years of experience in public relations.

She will serve as special assistant and adviser to Frank Fabian, special projects manager on projects of regional significance. She will be responsible for special project outreach including the Elizabeth River Tunnels Project and the Route 460 Improvement Project.

10/26/2012 - 2:36pm


10/12/2012 - 2:29pm

Banking & finance

StellarOne Bank made the following announcements:

Heather Roberson has been appointed to financial center manager of the Columbus Street office in Virginia Beach. She will be responsible for generating, maintaining, servicing and managing the business and retail relationships within the Columbus Street Financial Center.

10/05/2012 - 3:29pm

Banking & finance



The certified public accounting firm of Dixon Hughes Goodman announced the following promotions:

Promoted from associate to senior associate were Sara Custis, Norfolk; Shannon Daugherty, Norfolk; Sara Mooney, Norfolk.

Promoted from supervisor to manager were Niketa Bailey, Newport News; Leah Mazar, Newport News; David Seeley, Newport News; Bill Shelton, Norfolk/DC Region.


Manager Mike Mendelsohn, Newport News, was named a senior manager.


Real estate


09/28/2012 - 3:23pm



Harvey Bryant announces the following additions to the Virginia Beach Commonwealth's Attorney's Office:


Tanja M. Korpi was hired as a senior assistant commonwealth's attorney. Korpi received her bachelor's degree and her juris doctor from the College of William and Mary. She previously was a prosecutor in the Norfolk Commonwealth's Attorney's Office and has experience at the consulting firm of Booz Allen Hamilton in Washington, D.C.

Korpi is assigned to the Second Precinct Prosecution Team.

09/21/2012 - 3:38pm

Awards & honors


Thomas M. Slaughter PE, a Newport News city employee, has been awarded the 2012 Governor's Transportation Safety Award for Lifetime Safety Achievement.

For more than 40 years, Slaughter has been an advocate for transportation safety. Beginning as a summer job in 1971 prior to his senior year at Virginia Tech and continuing today, he has been working to make public roadways safer for motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists.