April 2020

Dickens Sanchez joined wmHarper, a branding and marketing agency that recently relocated to downtown Raleigh, as Director of Business Development. Jessica McClenney and Alexa Neal also joined the agency as Senior Account Manager and Consumer Insights Manager, respectively.

DeRonja Real Estate hired Bradley Congleton as a Broker and Stacey McDonald as a Broker Associate. McDonald is a 25-year Raleigh resident with an extensive career in sales and Congleton began his real estate career in retail leasing with one of the Triangle’s most successful developers.

Chelse Zamorano joined Clean Eatz as the first Marketing and Catering Director for the Triangle area. Prior to this role, Zamorano was the General Manager of Synergy Fitness, an all-female gym in Durham.

North State Bank hired Christopher Frederick as Commercial Loan Portfolio Manager for its west Raleigh office. Frederick has over 15 years of financial services experience and previously worked for Central Carolina Bank, SunTrust and PNC.

Erica Henderson, the Director of Non-Profit Organization Engagement and Public Affairs with the public policy team at GlaxoSmithKline, joined Inter-Faith Food Shuttle’s Board of Directors.

Mike Charbonneau was named Director of Communications and Marketing at the NC State University College of Veterinary Medicine. He served as Chief Communications Officer for GoTriangle since 2016. He will lead strategic marketing and communications plans for the college and its veterinary hospital.

HHHunt promoted Steve Fritz to Chief Operating Officer, serving on the company’s Executive Committee. In his new role, Fritz will manage and support HHHunt’s Raleigh teams and provide strategic direction for the company’s operations.

Lynne Barbour, Regional Manager of Strategic Partnerships at WGU North Carolina, graduated from premier workforce development program Cohort X of the TPM Academy. Barbour was selected to participate in the cohort along with 19 other North Carolina leaders from the business community.

United Community Bank welcomed Chris Klein as Senior Vice President, Commercial Relationship Manager. In his new role, Klein—who has nearly two decades of experience—will manage existing client relationships while pursuing new businesses in the Raleigh metro area.

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