Career moves

October 4, 2011 

  • Band Together NC, a nonprofit that uses live music to raise funds and awareness for other local nonprofits, hired Matt Strickland as executive director.

    Eddie F. Campbell has joined Capstone Bank as senior vice president and city executive for its Cary loan production office.

    Capstrat, a communications agency in Raleigh, appointed Michael Szumera as executive vice president and director of client services.

    Lori O'Keefe was named vice president for philanthropic services and chief operating officer at Triangle Community Foundation. Robert Naylor was named chief financial officer and director of administration.

    Gray E. Pendleton joined Pendleton Financial Consulting in Raleigh as assistant vice president.

    Pandora Holloway was named WakeMed Health & Hospitals chief compliance officer.

    Jamie McKay, senior architect in the Raleigh office of Clark Nexsen, was been appointed president of the Triangle Section of the North Carolina Chapter of the American Institute of Architects.

    Kayla Bourgeois joined branding and advertising agency Howard, Merrell & Partners as an account executive in the account management department.

    Durham resident Scott Garcia is the new owner of Raleigh-Durham's Spring-Green Lawn Care. Spring-Green offers lawn and tree care services.

    Matthew Copple was hired as a project manager at SEPI Engineering & Construction in Raleigh.

    McKim & Creed, an engineering, surveying and planning firm, has hired Padmini Bertsch as an executive assistant and Mackenzie McBride as an engineering intern.

    Meghan E.B. Pridemore joined Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough's Raleigh office as an associate, practicing in the area of bankruptcy and creditors' rights.

    On the boards

    Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina elected its 2011-2012 executive officers: Michael Olander is board chair; Anne Sorhagen is board vice chair; Mary Ponds is secretary; Rhonda C. McNairy is treasurer. Kieran Shanahan will serve as immediate past board chair. Rayan Moncrieffe, with Stancil & Co. in Raleigh, joined the 2011-2012 statewide board of directors.

    Mort Congleton, Wake Tech's vice president of development and executive director of the Wake Tech Foundation, was named president-elect of the board of directors of the Council for Resource Development in Washington, D.C.

    Linda R. Harrill, president and CEO of Communities in Schools of North Carolina, was appointed to the Education Council for the Institute for Emerging Issues.

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