PEOPLE IN BUSINESS
Darrell Sheaffer has been appointed executive director of The Buckingham senior living community. Adam W. Dietrich , an attorney specializing in family law, has joined Jenkins & Kamin in its new Conroe office. Melissa Schmitz has joined Kirksey Architecture as brand integration team leader. Jaime Baker has joined John Daugherty, Realtors, as a sales associate. Allen Fontenot has been named retail operations director at Market Street The Woodlands. Polsinelli has expanded its tax practice with the addition of John T. Woodruff as a shareholder. Richard Deutsch has joined McGuire Woods as a partner in Houston. Deutsch has represented clients in high-stakes international arbitrations, commercial litigation and government investigations. Stephen Parker, a partner in Price water house Coopers’ Houston assurance practice, has been named 2017-18 chairman-elect of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants. Baker Hostetler has added intellectual property litigator Steven Spears as a partner in its Houston office. Michelle Stobb has joined The Omni Houston Hotel at Westside as catering sales manager.