Virginia - The Virginia Beach City Council appointed Patrick Duhaney as city manager, effective July 20. He will succeed Dave Hansen who is retiring. Duhaney is the city manager for Cincinnati, Ohio, and serves on the Cincinnati Convention and Visitors Bureau board of directors. He also was Cincinnati's assistant city manager and chief procurement officer.
California - The Alameda Corridor Transportation Authority named Kevin Scott as chief financial officer on June 11. Scott is a management consultant and financial adviser. He previously served as a managing director and an investment banker in the private sector.
Florida - The Volusia County Council confirmed Karen Feaster as director of the Daytona Beach International Airport on June 16. Feaster has held several positions with the airport, including deputy airport director, properties and finance director, and administration and grants director.
North Carolina - The University of North Carolina (UNC) board of governors elected Peter Hans to serve as president of the UNC System, effective August 1. He will take over for interim president Dr. Bill Roper who has served since Margaret Spellings resigned in March 2019. Hans serves as president of the North Carolina Community College System.
Kansas - Gov. Laura Kelly appointed Dawn Knudston as director of constituent services for the Office of the Governor. Knudston previously served as legal assistant for the governor's office and accounting specialist at the University of Kansas.
North Dakota - The state's first chief customer success officer, Jeff Hensel, was hired by the North Dakota Information Technology Department, effective July 20. Hensel serves as director of services modernization for a multinational technology company.