Midlands area people & achievements

September 23, 2012 

ADVERTISING, MARKETING & PUBLIC RELATIONS

AAF of the Midlands has named its 2012-2013 board of directors: David Campbell, president; Danielle Salley, president-elect/secretary; Melissa Harper, ex-officio; Scott Lindenberg, treasurer; Lisa Hockenberry, public service chair; Carrie Phillips, communications chair; Megan Telencio, membership chair; Douglas Broadwater, government relations chair; Skot√ Garrick, ADDY co-chair; Lisa Cassese, ADDY co-chair; Scott Harris, programs chair; Lauren Libet, oyster roast co-chair; Sara Anders, oyster roast co-chair; Janet Parker, diversity chair; Bonnie Drewniany, honorary lifetime board member and education chair; and Taylor Black, board member at large.

BANKING & FINANCE

Wallick Investments has received a rating of four out of five stars from Morningstar for the WI Core Growth Separate Account three-year performance.

CONSTRUCTION

Cox Industries Inc. of Orangeburg has completed an asset purchase of Atlantic Wood Industries’ wood treating plants and related operations.

EDUCATION

Amelia B. McKie has been named to the S.C. School Improvement Council Board of Trustees.

GOVERNMENT

Verint Systems Inc. of Gilbert has earned a gold-level certification designation from Avtec Inc.

HEALTH CARE

Terry Peace has been named the 2013 Go Red for Women Luncheon chairperson.

JoAnne Smith has joined PHT Services Ltd. as controller.

HOSPITALITY

Joe and Brenda Sullivan have been named honorary chairmen of the Camden Antiques Fair.

INSURANCE

Colonial Life’s business operations unit has named five to new management rolls: Mike Glover, vice president of customer experience; Deb Rasmussen, vice president of claims; Doug Smith, vice president of account services; Jacqueline Vose, vice president of contact center; and Steve Hesler, vice president of Colonial Life’s project management office.

LAW

Michelle Parsons Kelley has been selected as the chair of the South Carolina Commission on Women.

Shannon Willis Scruggs has been elected president of the National Association of IOLTA Programs.

NONPROFIT

The South Carolina Chapter of the Grant Professionals Association has elected new officers: Steve Harrington, president; Tonia Mallet-Smith, vice president; Anne Sass, treasurer; and Paula Bishop, secretary.

RETAIL

Amy Pierce has been hired as inside sales executive for the Columbia data center of Immedion.

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