* Aric Margolis recently started the architecture firm Aric Margolis Architecture in Charleston. Margolis was with Associated Architects for 16 years working on commercial, medical, retail, multi-family and residential projects.
n Scott Finn has been named executive director of the West Virginia Educational Broadcasting Authority, effective Feb. 1. Finn is currently the news director for WUSF Public Media in Tampa, Fla. He previously served as news director for West Virginia Public Broadcasting. Finn also was a reporter for The Charleston Gazette and had served as executive director for APPALREAD/West Virginia Reads. He has a Masters of Journalism degree from the University of Missouri and a bachelor's degree in sociology from Harvard University. Finn's annual salary was set at $80,000. Finn succeeds Dennis Adkins who is retiring this month.
* Jared Tully has been appointed a member of the law firm Frost Brown Todd. Tully is a member of the firm's tort and insurance and business litigation practice groups. He works in the firm's Charleston office.