Midlands people & achievements, Oct. 14

October 14, 2012 

BANKING & FINANCE

Wallick Investments LLC has received a rating of 4 out of 5 stars from Morningstar for the WI Core Growth Separate Account three-year performance.

Kevin Hatch, commercial marketing manager, has joined BB&T Boyle-Vaughan Insurance.

CONSTRUCTION

M.B. Kahn Construction Co. Inc.’s work on the Holiday Inn & Suites in West Columbia has been awarded LEED Gold Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council.

EDUCATION

Michael Bond and Greg Foster have been named to the University of South Carolina’s My Carolina Alumni Association Board of Governors.

ENGINEERING

The Savannah River Site has reached a significant milestone with closure of waste tanks 18 and 19.

FOOD AND DRINK

Albert Bueno has been chosen to serve as chair for the 2012 Signature Chefs Auction.

HEALTH CARE

Daniel Bundrick has been named the new vice president of pharmacy services for Agapé Pharmacy.

HOSPITALITY

Dr. Suzanna Pavlovsky has been appointed as assistant conductor for the Lake Murray Symphony Orchestra.

INSURANCE

Gary Deese of Crescent Financial Group has been awarded a professional designation in the field of long-term care, Certified in Long-Term Care.

James Martin, commercial insurance broker at KeenanSuggs, has been honored by the Society of Certified Insurance Counselors for his dedication and leadership in the insurance industry.

LAW

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough partners George B. Cauthen, David E. Dukes, James C. Gray Jr., Kenneth Allan Janik, Craig Killen, John F. Kuppens and B. Rush Smith III have been named “2013 Best Lawyers Best of the Year.”

Janet Brooks Holmes, a McKay, Cauthen, Settana & Stubley partner, has been elected as a board member for the S.C. Chapter of the Federal Bar Association.

Sam Sammataro, a shareholder in Turner Padget Graham & Laney, has been elected to serve as president of the S.C. Chapter of the Federal Bar Association.

NONPROFIT

Stacie Clark, Keller Foster and Todd Lewis have joined the Humane Society’s Board of Directors.

South Carolina ETV President and CEO Linda O’Bryon has been elected to serve a three-year term on the PBS Board of Directors.

WEB/TECH

Jeffrey Bradley has joined DuBose Web Group as director of programming.

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