NEWSMAKERS

Atlanta native Shai Robkin has been selected to succeed Tom Glaser as president of the American-Israel Chamber of Commerce, Southeast Region.

Pete Peyton has been named senior vice president and private client consultant with U.S. Trust based in Atlanta.

Boneheads Grilled Fish and Piri Piri Chicken, an Atlanta-based fast-casual restaurant concept, has named Ron Barber chairman of the board. Others named to leadership positions include James Walker, as a member of the board, and John Woods as director of operations.

State Bank and Trust Company has named Gary Dowell director of commercial banking for the Atlanta region.

Georgia Commerce Bank has appointed Betsy Madrerohon as assistant vice president/commercial lender for the Marietta market.

The East Lake Foundation’s Development team has added Elizabeth Kuney as volunteer and special events manager, and Cornesha Scott has been promoted to development coordinator.

Capital Access Network Inc. has named James Mendelsohn its new chief marketing officer.

Expotechnik has expanded its design team with the addition of Erik Ewert as 3D creative director.

MagMutual Insurance Co. has named Laura Martinez vice president of risk management.

Cousins Properties Inc. has promoted Colin Connolly to the role of chief investment officer.

Encompass Group has named John Wood chief executive officer.

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