* Christopher Nice has been elected president of the West Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants.
A South Charleston resident, Nice is a CPA with the Arnett Foster Toothman accounting firm. He is the society's 95th president and will serve for one year.
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* Theodore Streit, senior vice president for Gaddy Engineering Company, is the 2013 recipient of the Society of Petroleum Engineers International's Robert Earll McConnell Award.
Established in 1968 to recognize beneficial service to mankind by engineers, Streit will receive the award at the society's annual technical conference in New Orleans, La., in October.
* Julie Caldwell has been hired as director of sales for the Holiday Inn Express-Charleston Town Center location in downtown Charleston.
A graduate of Marshall University, Caldwell is a former marketing director for the Mardi Gras Casino and Resort and former president and CEO of the Charleston Convention and Visitors Bureau.
* Dr. Kimberly Whitehead has been named associate provost and associate vice president for academic affairs for West Virginia State University.
A Smithfield, Va., native, Whitehead previously worked as associate dean and director of academic services for Rowan University's Camden, N.J., campus. She will begin her new job in Institute July 1.
* Suddenlink recently celebrated purchasing manager Lori Mobley's 30th year with the cable provider.
Mobley began her career by answering service calls on the evening shift. She has worked various jobs over the years, including dispatching, customer service, billing, administrative support, warehouse management and upgrade coordination before beginning her job in purchasing.
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