Business ledger

Winchester native Clint A. Nichols has joined Christian & Barton, L.L.P., a broad-based civil practice law firm in Richmond, as an associate in the labor and employment and litigation departments. Prior to joining the firm he served as a judicial clerk for the Hon. Henry E. Hudson in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. Nichols received his law degree from the University of Richmond School of Law and his undergraduate degree from Roanoke College. He graduated from John Handley High School in Winchester in 2001.

Tom Streett, president of the Shenandoah County Fair Association, has announced two appointments to the board. Olivia Hutton, selected this past July, becomes the first female board of director in the association’s 97-year history. Hutton, a lifelong resident of Shenandoah County, attended Central High School and graduated from Bridgewater College with a bachelor’s degree in business with a concentration in accounting. She resides in Woodstock with her husband, David, and their two daughters. She is a CPA and partner at Yount, Hyde and Barbour, where she specializes in auditing for nonprofit organizations.

Jenna French was selected in October as the 14th member of the association. French has served as director of tourism and marketing for Shenandoah County since 2013. Originally from Columbus, Ohio, she resides in Woodstock with her husband, Trip, and their two sons. She was formerly employed as director of the Shenandoah County Chamber of Commerce and was instrumental in the creation of Autumnfest, which is held in October at the fairgrounds.