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Personnel Moves

Katten Welcomes New Partner

Plus, StaffDNA hires two in its C-Suite; Weitzman welcomes EVP; and more.
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From left: Kevin Keen, Katten Muchin Rosenman; James M. Lamb, StaffDNA; Andrew Yenne, StaffDNA.

Katten Muchin Rosenman

Kevin Keen, Partner in Private Wealth

Kevin Keen

Prior to joining Katten, Kevin Keen served as managing partner of Withers, an international law firm, where he practiced as a US-qualified private client attorney in Zurich, Switzerland. Now, Keen’s global private wealth practice serves ultra-high-net-worth individuals and their private enterprises, family offices, and fiduciaries, on the tax, structuring, compliance, and business issues with the U.S. 

Education: University of Florida (LLM, J.D.)


James M. Lamb, Chief Technology Officer

James Lamb

James M. Lamb previously served as global chief information officer for Interstate Hotels & Resorts, Hyatt Hotels, and Le Meridien Hotels & Resorts. Now, he joins Plano-based healthcare staffing firm StaffDNA following a period financial and employee growth for the company in 2021.

Education: East Carolina University (MBA, BSBA)

Andrew Yenne, Chief Marketing Officer

Andrew Yenne

Andrew Yenne previously served as senior vice president and director of marketing and communications of Dallas Capital Bank before joining StaffDNA. Yenne will be leading in a traditional recruiter-led approach to healthcare staffing while setting the company up for expansion.

Education: Southern Methodist University (B.A.)


Michael Meyers, Executive Vice President and Director of Employee Development

Michael Meyers

In his new roles, Michael Meyers will oversee a program to train, mentor, and grow the Weitzman team members across North Texas offices, as well as collaborate with leadership to enhance resources and create new employee development initiatives. Meyers joined Weitzman in 1997 and previously served as vice president of operations, where his responsibilities included handling recruiting efforts for the DFW brokerage.

Education: Pennsylvania State University (B.A.)

Valor Mineral Management

Sam Felean, Senior Accountant

Sam Felean

Sam Felean is a certified public accountant who previously served as senior tax accountant at Turner, Vedrenne & Howard, where he prepared tax returns, oversaw staff, advised clients, and more. He specializes in oil and gas mineral rights.

Education: Louisiana Tech University (M.S., B.S.)

Ella Canfield, Marketing Coordinator

Ella Canfield

Prior to joining Valor, Ella Canfield served as a marketing intern for the National Cow Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame, as well as a public engagement and administrative assistant at the Fort Worth Herd. In her new role, she will support the company’s growth while managing alignment with the brand.

Education: Texas Christian University


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