Le Troupeau: New hires, promotions & departures for 07.20.21


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Heather Mullins Crislip, President and CEO of Housing opportunities equal to Virginia, leaves at the end of July to lead the Richmond Forum.


Karl Warcholik joined Spotts Fain as a partner in the real estate section. He is a graduate of Grove City College and Washington & Lee University.

Join Hirschler:

Spencer allen is a lawyer in the commercial litigation group. He worked with Parrish Snead Franklin Simpson in Fredericksburg and graduated from the Virginia Military Institute and the University of Richmond.

Rakesh J. Parikh is an associate of the M&A, finance and capital markets group. He is a graduate of North Carolina State University and the College of William & Mary.

Sheherezade C. “Zee” Malik is an associate in the investment management section. She worked for the World Bank and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Richmond School and New York University.


Kristan cole joined Cushman and Wakefield | Thalhimer as director, marketing. She worked with Commonwealth Commercial Partners and graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Therese Pasini joined Shaheen Ruth, Martin & Fonville Immobilier as a real estate agent.

Darlene stewart and Kelsey mccourt joins the Hanover office of Long & Foster Real Estate.

Chris Strattman joined Mission Realty at eXp as a business partner.

Jasmine Douglas, Dexter Baxter, Anthony Green, Alexis Harris, Aleena Moore and Sue Langford we’re joining Keller Williams Richmond West Brokerage.


Prairies, Urquhart Acree & Cook reports the following promotions:

Robin neas is a director.

Jordan maynard is a senior accountant.

Hui-Ju Tsai, Ridge Motley and Parker Sorensen are chief accountants.

Marketing / Advertising / PR

Erika Gay joined Venture Richmond as marketing and communication manager.

Toni Marie Illuzzi joined NPD as a senior digital specialist.

Join Golden word:

Lauren Anesta is a seasoned publicist.

Kate domin is a young publicist.

Promotions with The Hodges partnership:

Casey prentice and Meg irvin are account managers.

Aidan Guilfoyle and Amanda Colocho are senior account managers.

Hannah robinson is account manager.

Non-profit organizations

The members of the Board of Directors 2021-2022 for Direction Metro Richmond: chair, Georges forsythe with WellsColeman; elected president, Rasheeda Creighton with the Jackson Ward collective;
secretary, Chris Accashian with the Bon Secours Richmond health system; treasurer, Paula reid with Virginia Retirement System; and past president, Mona Siddiqui with the Commonwealth of Virginia. Directors, Jeff Conley with the county of Henrico; and Janet Lawson with the county of Hanover.

Leisure / Sports

Ryan zylstra, the 2017 PGA Assistant Professional National Champion, joined the Lakeside park club.


Steven trotter is an associate underwriter – public entity with Kinsale Insurance Company

Architecture / Design

Glavé & Holmes Architecture reports the following promotions:

Steven blashfield and Andrew Moore are senior managers. Blashfield is at the cultural studio. Moore is with the urban architecture studio.

Jessica ritter is a director. She runs the interior design studio.

Susan roseau and Kevin svensen are senior partners. Reed is with the historic preservation studio. Svensen is an architect.

Katherine hershey and Gibson Worsham are associated. Hershey is an architect. Worsham is a historic architect.


Chris Court and Kyle eng we’re joining UDig as partners. Short is a graduate of the College of William & Mary. Eng worked at Wipro Limited and graduated from Virginia Tech.

AT Assured:

Carolyn Morgan is a fractional information security officer. She had been with Capital One.

Carrie Reynolds is controller and administrative manager. She worked for Acuity Management Solutions.


Tyler peart is Account Manager, Sales and Service, at Playfly Sports in University of Richmond. He had been with Learfield IMG at Rice Athletics.


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