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Sunday, June 30, 2013
Paul Quigley was named the first James I. Robertson Jr. Professor in Civil War Studies by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors.
Dr. Aubrey Knight has been named associate dean for student affairs at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine. Dr. Tracey Criss has been named assistant dean for clinical sciences for the clinical years at the school.
David Dillard, who holds the Virginia Tech Adhesive and Sealant Science Professorship, will receive the 2013 Wake Memorial Medal at the Society for Adhesion and Adhesives' international conference.
Eric Wong, professor of animal and poultry sciences in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Virginia Tech, was recently reappointed as the John W. Hancock Professor of Animal and Poultry Sciences by the board of visitors.
Dr. Corina Sandu, associate professor at Virginia Tech, has received SAE International's Forest R. McFarland Award.
Ryan McCarren has joined Balzer and Associates Inc. as a structural engineer.
Member One Federal Credit Union has announced the following promotions: Daniel Bliley, vice president of marketing and member strategy; Tara Lilly Slusser, marketing supervisor; Letitia Nodes, member segmentation analyst; and Amber Bulson, assistant vice president of accounting.
Paul Mistretta has been named president and chief executive officer of Shenandoah Life Insurance Co. and president of its parent company, Prosperity Life Insurance Group LLC.
The Salem/Roanoke County Bar Association has elected new officers: Scott Geddes, president; Ann Green, immediate past president; Bryan Meadows, first vice president; Sarah Jane Newton, second vice president; Peter Lubeck, secretary/treasurer; Mary McKenna, judge advocate; and John Koehler, corresponding secretary.
Glenn Feldmann Darby & Goodlatte announced that six of its attorneys were selected as 2013 Virginia Super Lawyers: Mark Feldmann, Sam Darby, Maryellen Goodlatte, Robert Ziogas, Paul Beers and Charles Troland Jr.
Woods Rogers PLC announced that some of its Southwest Virginia-based attorneys were selected as 2013 Virginia Super Lawyers or Rising Stars. Super Lawyers: Thomas Bagby, Neil Birkhoff, Victor Cardwell, Francis Casola, Agnis Chakravorty, Nicholas Conte, Frank Friedman, James Jennings, Al Knighton, Heman Marshall, Richard Maxwell, Lee Osborne, Elizabeth Perrow, Alex Saunders and Thomas Winn. Rising Stars: Erin Ashwell, Elizabeth Cothran, Michael Hertz, Webb King, Joshua Long, John Prillaman and Daniel Sarrell.
William Currie has been hired by Fiberon as a product specialist.
Mary Johnson, vice president and benefits specialist at Chas. Lunsford Sons & Associates Inc., was named a small group premier producer for 2013 by Aetna.
Mason McLeod has been named director of land development for McLeod Enterprises LLP.
The Rev. Ralph Harris has been named head pastor of West End United Methodist Church.
Long and Foster announced the following agents have joined its staff: Blair Lawton, Robert Kincaid and Heather Nipper.
Donna Justiss has been appointed senior vice president, chief information officer of Advance Auto Parts Inc.
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