May. 12, 2013 @ 05:18 PM

MHAworks announces project designer
DURHAM – Jason Hite has joined the Durham-based architecture firm MHAworks as a project designer, according to a news release.
His previous experience in healthcare architecture provided a solid foundation for the diversity of work he encounters at MHAworks, according to a news release.
After receiving a Bachelor of Science in architectural studies from Southern Illinois University Carbondale, he moved to Charlotte to pursue his Master of Architecture at the University of North Carolina Charlotte.
Consulting firm employee joins DiabetesSisters board
DURHAM – Vicki Norris, director of marketing and communications for Hill, Chesson & Woody, has joined the DiabetesSisters’ board of directors, according to a news release.
DiabetesSisters offers education and support services to help women of all ages with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes.
Hill, Chesson & Woody is health and welfare benefits brokerage and consulting firm that designs, manages and implements employee benefit programs.
Two elected to Research Triangle Foundation board
DURHAM – Jack Cecil, president of Biltmore Farms LLC, and Kimberly Jenkins, a serial entrepreneur and program director for the Duke in Silicon Valley initiative, were elected to join the Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina Board of Directors, according to a news release.
Cecil, a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has management experience and ties to local community groups in Asheville. RTP officials visited the city during the ReImagineNC tour.
“With the appointment of Jack Cecil, we gain an individual who truly sees the park’s mission as one that impacts the entire state of North Carolina,” said Bob Geolas, CEO of the Research Triangle Foundation, in a statement in a news release.
Jenkins is a serial entrepreneur who recently helped launch the Duke in Silicon Valley program, which begins this summer. It aims to immerse students in the world of startups.
“The entrepreneurial spirit has always played a key in RTP’s achievements, and she embodies those valuable qualities,” Geolas said.