Beyer Blinder Belle
Elizabeth Leber has been appointed managing partner of Beyer Blinder Belle, taking on the new role in her 20th year with the company. She will work alongside the firm’s 11 partners and chief operating officer David Freedman as the fifth managing partner in the firm’s 53-year history. Previously, Frederick A. Bland served as managing partner for 16 years and will continue serving the firm as partner emeritus.
Kris Yates has been appointed chief commercial officer, a newly created position, at Brown Jordan. She will be based on the West Coast overseeing direction for all Brown Jordan outdoor brands. Yates assumes this role after an 18-year tenure with HNI Corporation where she held various executive management positions. Additionally, Bernie Guerin has been appointed chief financial…