Business Briefcase

Published 9:12 pm Thursday, March 5, 2020

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Williams appointed

Gov. Ralph Northam recently announced the appointment of Dr. Ryan Williams, of Suffolk, to the State Board of Medicine.

Williams is a pediatric neurologist with the Children’s Specialty Group.


Pender & Coward executive committee elected

Pender & Coward is pleased to announce that the following shareholders have been elected to serve on the firm’s Executive Committee:

Dave Arnold, chief executive officer — Dave Arnold was re-elected as chief executive officer after serving on the firm’s executive committee for the last five years. He leads the firm’s eminent domain practice group and focuses his practice on eminent domain, real estate and business law.

Mark Baumgartner, chief financial officer — Mark Baumgartner was re-elected as chief financial officer and has served in that capacity since 2017. He focuses his practice on litigation, business and real estate matters.

Jim Lang, chief operating officer — Jim Lang was re-elected as chief operating officer and begins his second year on the firm’s executive committee. He leads the firm’s waterfront law practice group and works to protect Virginians who live, work, and play on the water, especially in proceedings before the Virginia Marine Resources Commission.