Claire Wightman has been named director of business development for Porchlight Hospitality, a niche property management firm in Woodstock that specializes in managing people’s second homes through the “sharing economy,” Airbnb and VRBO.
Wightman previously served as a corporate recruiter for Insight Global in Vienna. Information: 540-335-2848 or www.porchlightva.com.
Reader & Swartz
Reader & Swartz Architects, of Winchester, recently won a bronze design award in the 2016 Professional Builder Design Awards competition for its Thorn Tree Farm House project in Boyce. The category was one-of-a-kind custom homes. Information: www.ProBuilder.com.
Auto Care Clinic
The Auto Care Clinic in Front Royal has earned a Blue Seal of Excellence Recognition by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of vehicle repair and service by means of voluntary testing and certification for automotive repair and service professionals.
To be eligible, a company must have 75 percent of its automotive professionals ASE certified in addition to a certified technician in each area of service offered. To remain in the program, a business must renew each year and confirm their professionals’ certification status. Information: 540-635-2455.