* Kelly Weikle has joined the Columbia Gas Transmission staff as a communications specialist. She is focusing on internal communications, including communicating messages related to business strategy, employee engagement, safety and other topics with Columbia employees in more than 10 states. She previously was an account coordinator at Charles Ryan Associates. Weikle has a bachelor's degree in journalism from West Virginia University and a master's degree in mass communication from the University of South Carolina.
* John Meeks has been promoted to chief operations officer at Triad Engineering Inc. Meeks is a professional geologist and licensed remediation specialist. A 23-year veteran of Triad, he has served as manager of the company's Southwestern Region and its St. Albans office since 2001.
Compiled by George Hohmann