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The Thrasher Group Inc.

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Craig M. Baker, the principal and architectural division manager of The Thrasher Group Inc., has been awarded the Certified Educational Facility Planner designation, a mark of excellence developed to reflect the knowledge, skills and abilities of educational facility planners. More>>

New River Community and Technical College

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Amanda L. Baker has been selected as director of human resources at New River Community and Technical College.She earned a bachelor's degree from Coastal Carolina University in Conway, South Carolina, and has more than 11 years of professional human resources experience.
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Berkeley Medical Center

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Jamie Milstead is the latest winner of University Healthcare Berkeley Medical Center's Quality Service Award. More>>

Michael Kirkpatrick Consulting

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Morgantown resident Michael Kirkpatrick is celebrating a milestone for his professional consulting firm — he marked 10 years in business on Sept. 1. More>>

YMCA of the Kanawha Valley

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William S. Tully has been selected as CEO/president of the YMCA of Kanawha Valley by the YMCA board of directors. He began work Sept. 8. More>>

First Niagara Financial Group Inc.

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Kris Volpatti has been promoted to first vice president and commercial real estate team leader for First Niagara Financial Group Inc.'s West Virginia, western Pennsylvania and Ohio markets. More>>

A. Morton Thomas and Associates

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Tim Kirk has joined the Charleston office of A. Morton Thomas and Associates as an associate. He will lead technical and business development practices for the firm in West Virginia. More>>

Marshall University

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A pair of Marshall University administrators have new roles. Brandi Jacobs-Jones has been promoted to chief of staff/liaison to the Marshall University Board of Governors. Ginny Painter has been promoted and named interim senior vice president for communications and marketing.
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Ruffed Grouse Society

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Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the selection of Dan Dessecker, director of conservation policy for the Ruffed Grouse Society, to the national advisory committee for implementation of the National Forest System Land Management Planning Rule. More>>

West Virginia Business College

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West Virginia Business College in Wheeling has added a pair of new staff members — twins Matthew Barcus and Michael Barcus — and Jeff Hilton as the head of the school's information technology department. More>>

Harless Center at Central Place

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The Rev. Dr. Shelly Barrick-Parsons has been selected as executive director of the Harless Center at Central Place, adding to her duties as Presbyterian campus pastor at West Virginia University. More>>

Bowles Rice

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Bowles Rice attorney Charles “Chazz” F. Printz Jr. has been nominated as a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation — an honor afforded to less than 1 percent of lawyers admitted to practice in each jurisdiction of the United States. More>>

West Virginia Hardwood Alliance Zone

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Robbie Morris, executive director of the Randolph County Development Authority, is the new president of the West Virginia Hardwood Alliance Zone's board of directors. He was elected during the Hardwood Alliance Zone's recent directors' meeting. More>>

West Virginia Media Holdings

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Chuck Scatterday has joined West Virginia Illustrated as operations manager and executive producer. He oversees the content and production for the coaches' shows and pre-games as well as various other elements of the broadcasts. More>>

Frontier Communications

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Cheryl King has joined Frontier Communications as marketing manager for West Virginia and Ohio.A native of Charleston, King most recently served as marketing director for the Charleston YMCA.
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GOP Rising Star Program

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West Virginia lawmaker Amanda Pasdon is one of just four leaders newly appointed to the Republican National Committee's Rising Star Program. More>>

Bowles Rice

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Attorney Donald A. Nickerson Jr. has joined Bowles Rice. He will focus his practice in energy law and real estate law. He is based in the firm's Southepointe, Pennsylvania, office. More>>

Crittenton Services

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Crittenton Services, which provides behavioral health, maternity and childcare services to families in West Virginia and the tri-state region, is expanding and making staff changes. More>>

West Virginia Medical Institute

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The West Virginia Medical Institute has been awarded a new five-state Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization contract from The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. More>>

Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center

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The Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center has a new board-certified and fellowship-trained gynecologic oncologist on staff: Dr. Nadim Bou Zgheib. More>>

Cabell Huntington Hospital

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Dr. Mohammed Al-Ourani has joined the medical staff at Cabell Huntington Hospital and Marshall Health. More>>

New River Community and Technical College

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Donna C. Burdette of Hinton has been elected to serve as the student representative on New River Community and Technical College's board of governors for the 2014-15 year. She was sworn in July 31 at the board's meeting in Lewisburg.
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Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine

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Amy M. Smith has been appointed assistant dean of student affairs at Marshall University's Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine. She started her new role Aug. 1. More>>

First Niagara Financial Group

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First Niagara Financial Group Inc. has promoted Kris Volpatti to first vice president and commercial real estate team leader for western Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio. More>>

West Virginia Coal Association

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Members of the West Virginia Coal Association have chosen Consol Energy's Jimmy Brock of Morgantown to serve as chairman of the association's board of directors for the 2014-15 term. More>>

Skinner Law Firm

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Lawyer Stephen Skinner of Skinner Law Firm has been named the West Virginia Association for Justice's 2014 Member of the Year. More>>

Family Medical Care Community Health Center

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Dr. Kody Tuttle has joined the dental team at Family Medical Care Community Health Center operated in the Northern Panhandle by CHANGE INC. More>>

West Virginia State University

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A long-time West Virginia State University associate professor and former Yellow Jacket football coach has been inducted into his high school's sports hall of fame. More>>

Jefferson County Sheriff's Department

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Jefferson County Sheriff Pete Dougherty recently was awarded a double honor for his work to end veteran homelessness at the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans' annual conference in Washington, D.C. More>>