Thomas R. Harter, a senior vice president and pension consultant at The Segal Co., was named a director of US Airways Group Inc., Arlington, Va., according to David Castelever, US Airways spokesman. Mr. Harter will represent the airline's Association of Flight Attendants and Transport Workers Union members. He replaces Perry Hayes, chairman of the AFA master executive council, who stepped down today.
John B. Cunningham, a managing director at J.&W. Seligman, was named head of the firm's core investment team and portfolio manager for Tri-Continental Corp., a closed-end investment company managed by J.&W. Seligman.
Carol W. Proffer was named a partner at private placement agent Capstone Partners, a new position, said Tiffany Lauterbach, associate. Ms. Proffer was senior consultant in charge of private equity research at Stratford Advisory Group. Julie Haug, spokeswoman for Stratford, did not return a call by press time seeking information on Ms. Proffer's replacement.