Tidbits – November 2020

Beth Moore
Austin Sneath

Beth Moore, CPA has been appointed to An Achievable Dream Endowment Advisory Committee to assist in the establishment of an endowment fund. Moore is managing partner of Beth Moore & Associates, CPAs, serving nonprofit organizations, business and individual clients in the Hampton Roads area.

Austin Sneath, of Beth Moore & Associates, CPAs, has been promoted to senior associate. Sneath earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting and finance from Old Dominion University. He joined the firm in 2017, and his area of expertise includes nonprofit audits, preparing business and individual income tax returns and assisting local businesses in applying for Enterprise Zone Grants. He also has accounting experience in restaurants, constructions, real estate and medical practices.

Peninsula Partners, LLC purchased Peninsula Professional Building, located at 11818 Rock Landing Drive within Oyster Point Park, a 29,092-square-foot class A office building, from Municipal Partners II, LLC. The multi-tenant building is 100 percent occupied. Teresa Nettles of Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer handled the sale negotiations on behalf of the seller. Thalhimer will retain the leasing and property management of the building.

Nathan J. Lenart and Beth U. Fitzgerald have joined Malvin, Riggins & Company, P.C. Lenart is a tax and accounting associate in the Oyster Point office. A former intern with the firm, Lenart graduated from Christopher Newport University with a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration and a concentration in accounting. Fitzgerald has joined the Oyster Point office as an administrative assistant. She will be working directly with the partners and directors on administrative duties.

Langley For Families Foundation hosted its 6th Annual Charity Golf Classic in September, raising $380,000 in gross proceeds, the highest in its history. Tournament staff implemented several changes to accommodate social distancing and safety measures, including individual golf carts and pre-packaged meals. Net proceeds from the event were granted to charities that have applied online at www.langleyforfamilies.org. Shown here, left to right, representing platinum sponsor Glenn Development, golfers Edward Davies, Dick Talton, Tom Davies and Jeff Davies line up their shots. (Photo by Heather Hughes Photography )

Jose Iregui, vice president of loan servicing and collections for Langley Federal Credit Union, has been appointed to the Credit Union Advisory Council (CUAC) for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) for a two-year term. He has been with Langley Federal Credit Union since 2016 and is responsible for Langley’s loan servicing and collections operations, including mortgage and consumer loan servicing, loan collections, repossessions and foreclosures and legal matters relating to loan servicing and collections. CFPB is the federal agency that oversees consumer protection in the financial sector. The bureau helps consumer finance markets work by regularly identifying and addressing outdated, unnecessary or unduly burdensome regulations by making rules more effective, by consistently enforcing federal consumer financial law and by empowering consumers to take more control over their economic lives. CUAC advises and consults with CFPB on consumer financial issues related to credit.

Chris Pray
Theresa Ashberry

Top September agents for CENTURY 21 Nachman Realty’s Peninsula office were Chris Pray, top listing agent, and Theresa Ashberry, top selling, closing and producing agent.

David Jones
Thomas Kayrouz

David Jones, MD, has been elected chairman of Riverside Medical Group (RMG). He will provide strategic leadership and direction over the 600-member group of physicians and advanced practice providers in 132 locations across Hampton Roads. RMG cares for more than 485,000 patients, providing access to state-of-the-art technology, specialists and primary care providers. Jones, who is board-certified in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine and critical care medicine, will continue to practice in both the outpatient and hospital setting. Jones has held an appointment as assistant professor of medicine, instructional faculty, at the University of Virginia School of Medicine since 2003.

Thomas Kayrouz, MD, with a career in pediatric critical care medicine and physician-led health care leadership, has been named president and chief medical officer of RMG. Prior to joining Riverside in June 2020, Kayrouz served as executive vice president, chief physician executive, for AnMed Health. He completed his residency, chief residency and critical care in pediatrics residency programs at the St. Louis Children’s Hospital at Washington University Medical Center.

November events scheduled by the Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce include Virtual Pink Bag Lunch, November 12, and Virtual Hampton State of the City, November 19. For registration and additional information, go to www.virginiapeninsulachamber.com/events/calendar.

To help Virginia Peninsula Foodbank’s COVID-19 response efforts, members from Elks Lodge #366 Hampton presented a donation to Donna Tighe, director of development (third from left), to help support the Foodbank’s childhood hunger programs and food distributions to those families and individuals impacted by the virus.

Jeffrey D. Morrison
Stephen H. Cummings

Jeffrey D. Morrison, DO, FACOG, and Stephen H. Cummings, MD, FAAOS, of Tidewater Physicians Multispecialty Group, have been honored in the “Health Care Heroes” section of Virginian-Pilot’s Inside Business, as heroes for their innovations in health care delivery. Morrison, TPMG vice president, obstetrician and gynecologist, hopes to encourage his patients to participate in the CenteringPregnancy program, a prenatal program designed to promote maternal and infant health and reduce preterm birth. Cummings, orthopedic surgeon, is helping patients with mobility as a member of Operation Walk USA, the international medical humanitarian organization providing life-changing total joint replacement surgeries to individuals who cannot afford the surgery.

Linda Lutz, a household manager at The Evergreen Memory Care Household at Warwick Forest, received the 2020 Power of Purpose Award from LeadingAge Virginia, a statewide association of non-profit organizations working to expand the world of possibilities for aging. The award annually recognizes one individual who leads by example by providing a person-centered approach to care.

Katherine Brown
Dan Joss

Katherine Brown and Dan Joss have merged their financial planning firms into Joss Brown Wealth Advisors, with locations in Oyster Point, Williamsburg and McLean. The firm offers personal financial planning, investment management, nonprofit and corporation portfolio solutions, retirement income planning, risk management, insurance planning and tax and estate planning. Originally from Seattle, Joss earned a Master of Business Administration degree with an emphasis on financial planning from Regent University. Brown is originally from California and brings more than 20 years of experience in the financial planning and investment field. She has been a fee-only NAPFA Registered Advisor for more than 15 years. Brown also holds life and annuities insurance licenses, allowing her to consult on risk for clients’ estate planning needs. Joss Brown can be reached at 757-847-3040 or info@jossbrown.com.

On behalf of The Warwick Rotary Foundation and The Rotary Club of Warwick at City Center, President Sharon Martin presented donation checks to Virginia Living Museum, THRIVE Peninsula and the Girl Scouts of Coastal Virginia.

Above left: VLM Executive Director Rebecca Kleinhample (left) accepts a $5,000 check from Sharon Martin, club president.

Above center: Jennifer Daknis, Warwick Rotary Foundation Trustee (left), and Martin present a $1,500 check to Angela York, THRIVE Peninsula executive director (center).

Above right: Martin (left) presents a $500 check to Tracy Keller, Girl Scouts of Colonial Coast chief executive director and Rotarian.

Gather has created three special membership categories to help teachers and students be productive and creative while managing an extended virtual environment. The categories include Teachers and Professors, Students over the age of 18 (Full-time College and Graduate Students) and Students under the age of 18 (Primary and Secondary Students). For membership terms and costs, visit pages.gather.com/education-memberships.

Newport News Tourism received a $10,000 grant from the Virginia Tourism Corporation’s “WanderLOVE Recovery Grant Program,” available to Virginia tourism departments impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The grant is being used to promote a road trip called “Where Urban Meets Rural: Get the Best of Both Worlds in Newport News and Smithfield, Va.” Viewers may see a one-minute video at the Newport News YouTube channel.

Ruby Conn, Realtor®, has affiliated with Liz Moore & Associates. Formerly with Berkshire-Hathaway, Conn has more than 44 years of experience in residential sales. She is a member of the Residential Real Estate Council.


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