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TV’s Money Moves, where he discussed the state
of venture capital. Poston is a general partner
with the asset-investment firm TrueBridge Capital
Partners. ◆ H. Keith Poston (’ 89, ’02 AB) of
Raleigh has been named president and executive director of the Public School Forum of N.C.
Poston most recently served as senior director for
community investment at Time Warner Cable. ◆
Andrew Anthony Workman (’ 89, ’ 88 MA; ’ 94, ’ 93
PhD) of Bristol, R.I., has been named provost and
senior vice president at Roger Williams University.
Workman is also a history scholar, focusing his
research on history and policy in the U.S. during
the era of Franklin D. Roosevelt.
J. Stephen Akin Jr. (’ 89 AB), 49, of Pittsboro;
March 28, 2014. Akin was box office manager with
PlayMakers Repertory Company, where he had
worked since 2002. He was involved in the Chapel
Hill music scene in the 1980s and ’90s as a member of the punk rock band A Number of Things and
as sound engineer for the Sex Police. ◆ Dr. Robert
Pressman Lemmon III (’ 89 AB, ’ 93 MD), 52, of
Westminster, S.C.; March 22, 2014. Lemmon,
a family practitioner and primary care physician,
cared for patients at Clarendon Memorial Hospital
in Manning, S.C., as a hospitalist. He served in the
Army and the Air Force.
Mitchel Adam Hill (’ 90 BSBA, ’ 93 JD) of Port
Washington, N. Y., has joined Fox Rothschild LLP
as a partner in its New York office. Hill concentrates his practice in commercial real estate, including the acquisition, sale and financing of multifamily and health-care-related real estate. ◆ Betsy
Jean Walsh (’ 90 AB, ’00 MPH) of Charlotte has
been elected vice president and president-elect of
the board of directors for the Organ Procurement
and Transplantation Network/United Network for
Organ Sharing. Walsh is the first person to hold
the position who is not a clinical professional in
organ donation or transplantation. Walsh, vice
president and deputy general for Novant Health
Inc., donated a kidney to her sister in 1995.
Laura Margaret Snideman (’ 91 AB) of San Mateo,
Calif., has been named executive officer of the
Napa County Local Agency Formation Commission.
The commission is tasked with land-use and planning issues, including review of city and unincorporated annexations and protecting agricultural lands.
Nov. 14–16, 2014
Class of ’ 89
SAVE the DATE
Brian David Devore (’ 89 ABEd) of Powder Springs,
Ga., has been named Southern District Elementary School Physical Education Teacher of the Year
by the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. Devore is a physical education teacher at Mountain View Elementary School and the recipient of Jump Rope for Heart
grants from the Georgia Association for Health,
Physical Education, Recreation and Dance from
2009 to 2013. ◆ Jeffrey Willard Harris (’ 89 MBA)
of Atlanta has been named division president,
Carolinas, for Lennar Multifamily Communities. ◆
Samuel Grover Lancaster (’ 89 BSADJ) of Washington, D.C., has been promoted to vice president
and executive director of governmental affairs for
Comcast Corp. ◆ Edwin Averyt Poston (’ 89 AB) of
Chapel Hill was interviewed twice on Bloomberg
We have to admit that 1957 is just our educated guess: He appears to be carrying a book titled A Life for a Life? The Problem of Capital Punishment, written by Sir Ernest Gowers in 1956. It would be swell to know where these two were headed, both that afternoon and in life.