December/January 2019

North State Bank hired Frederick Haas and Andrew Lloyd as Relationship Banking Managers for its downtown and north Raleigh offices, respectively. In their new roles, Haas and Lloyd will manage the daily operations of the office, oversee support team members and engage in community events.

CBS 17’s Angela Taylor was named TV News Anchor of the Year and Paul Heggen as TV Weathercaster of the Year at the 2019 Radio Television Digital News Association of the Carolinas convention. Joanna Heims joined CBS 17 as Host and Producer of its new local community lifestyle program “My Carolina.”

Delta Dental of North Carolina selected Lacky Barnes, a licensed Medicare/long-term care insurance agent with 25 years of industry experience, as its new Medicare Sales Client Manager. In her new role, she will manage Delta Dental’s new Government Medicare program platform.

Alexa Tesoriero joined Baldwin& as its Director of New Business. She will handle national business development for the downtown advertising agency.

Angus Barn owner Van Eure was inducted into the Raleigh Hall of Fame in October. Eure has given back to the community through the Foundation of Hope, which awards research grants to help fight against mental illness, and the Cheyenne Foundation, which she created to rescue and rehabilitate abused dogs and horses.

Vertical IQ, an industry research firm, hired David Buffaloe as its new Chief Marketing Officer. Buffaloe brings more than 25 years of experience leading market teams in the technology realm to the role, most recently serving as SVP of Marketing at Zift Solutions, a provider of Enterprise Channel Management solutions.

WRAL anchorman and reporter Ken Smith joined Inter-Faith Food Shuttle’s Board of Directors. Smith has volunteered with Inter-Faith Food Shuttle on several occasions through the WRAL news team and Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church.

Brandon Benzing was named Director of Healthcare at Flad Architects. Benzing has over a decade of healthcare design and project management experience.

EYP hired Tracy Latvala as Director of Financial Planning and Analysis for its Raleigh office. In her new role, Latvala will develop strategic planning for the company and manage performance metrics and financial analysis.

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