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Sunday, September 29, 2013
John Griessmayer has founded MIGHTY, an advertising and marketing services firm in Roanoke.
The Virginia Tech Board of Visitors recently conferred the title of emerita/emeritus on the following faculty members: Charles Litchfield, assistant professor, University Libraries; Ken McCleary, professor, Pamplin College of Business; Lane Rasmussen, assistant professor, University Libraries; and Carolyn Rude, professor, College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences. The board also conferred the title of Edward S. Diggs Professor Emeritus on Ernest Sullivan, professor, College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.
David Schmale, associate professor in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Virginia Tech, was named one of Popular Science Magazine's 2013 Brilliant Ten.
Robert Sumichrast, professor and dean of the Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech, has been named the Sorensen chair by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors.
Faith Christian School has appointed the following to its 2013-14 board of directors: Keith McCurdy, chairman; Doreen Bryant, vice chairwoman; Josh Johnson, secretary; and Brian Mackey, treasurer. The following were appointed as officers: John Conrad, the Rev. Tim Martin, Joel Shepherd, Curtis Witt, Martie Byrd, Lisa Gregory and Wendy Andree.
Tyler Walters, dean of University Libraries at Virginia Tech, has been selected to co-chair the White House's SHared Access Research Ecosystem steering group.
Dan Foutz has been appointed as regional director of business development with MetLife Financial Group of the Mid Atlantic.
The Taubman Museum of Art has announced the following new hires: Bryan Hantman, marketing and business relations manager, and Amy Moorefield, deputy director of exhibitions.
Blue Ridge Autism and Achievement Center has appointed the following to its 2013-14 board of directors: Phil Noftsinger, chairman; Sandra Pratt, vice chairwoman; and Lea Riddle, secretary/treasurer.
Express Employment Professionals has announced the following promotions: Tracy Wood, branch manager of the Roanoke and New River Valley offices, and Samuel Thomas, staffing consultant for New River Valley offices.
Carter Lee, attorney with Woods Rogers, was promoted to the rank of Major in the Virginia National Guard.
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