EDUCATIONSenator Tim Kaine recognized Karyna Nevarezinclusion coordinator at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, during a Hispanic Heritage Month celebration in Richmond on Sept. 26.
Michael NussbaumSenior Vice President, Professor, and Chair of the Department of Surgery at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and the Carilion Clinic, has been admitted to the American College of Surgeons Academy of Master Surgeon Educators.
Mike Gouttiere was named Director of Virginia Cooperative Extension and Associate Dean of Virginia Tech College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
RIGHTThe following attorneys from Glenn, Feldmann, Darby & Goodlatte have been selected to be featured in the 2022 29th edition of The Best Lawyers in America: Paul G. Beers, Harwell M. Darby Jr., Mark E. Feldmann, Maryellen F. Goodlatte, David I. Tenzer and Robert A. Ziogas. Beers was also recognized as “Lawyer of the Year 2023” in Litigation — Labor and Employment in Roanoke.
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ORGANIZATIONSJeanne M. Bollendorf was promoted to general manager of Virginia Children’s Theatre.
Kathy Deacon was named vice president of business and resource development for The Advancement Foundation.
Two regional business leaders will be recognized as recipients of Southwest Virginia’s 31st Southwest Virginia Business Hall of Fame on November 16: Sandra Davis, former owner, BCR Property Management; and Dr Michael FriedlanderExecutive Director, Fralin Biomedical Research Institute. Dr. Robert Gourdieresearcher and entrepreneur, and founder of Tiny Cargo, will be recognized as entrepreneur of the year at the Hall of Fame event.
OTHER American Electric Power has appointed Aaron Walker president and chief operating officer of Appalachian Power.
The Roanoke Regional Acceleration and Mentorship Program (RAMP) welcomes the following entrepreneurs and their start-ups to their Fall 2022 cohort: Feng Lin and Zhengrui XuFermi Energy Inc.; Sal Ferlise and Emily SweetDot Solutions LLC; Kumar Kandasamyengineering enabled; Michael Miller and Jessica Gilbertie, Qentoros; and Cassie Wilson and Jason AndersonKenkashi microbes.
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