Midlands people & achievements

October 28, 2012 

BANKING & FINANCE

Lee C. Ferguson has been accepted into the Principal Financial Group’s Emerging Leaders Program.

NBSC, a division of Synovus Bank, has been named one of the Best Places to Work in South Carolina by Best Companies Group.

Magy Mekhael has been named the newest member of ECPI University’s admissions team.

Health Care

Drs. Myles Davis, Mary Neuffer , Albert Odom and Alexander Smythe have joined the Columbia Women’s Healthcare physician network.

Dr. Steven Storick has joined Palmetto Health Physician Practice Network.

Insurance

Carolina Benefits Group Inc. has been selected for the 2012 Best of Columbia Award in the Insurance Carriers category by the Columbia Award Program.

LAW

Jason A. Pittman has joined McAngus, Goudelock & Courie’s Columbia office.

Joel W. Collins Jr., Collins & Lacy founding partner, has been named the Best Lawyers’ 2013 Lawyer of the Year for white collar criminal defense.

Jennifer Ross MacLeod, an attorney with Ellis, Lawhorne & Sims PA, has been selected to the 2012-2013 Class of Leadership Columbia.

McKay, Cauthen, Settana & Stubley attorney Marcy J. Lamar has co-authored “The Law of Workers’ Compensation in South Carolina, Sixth Edition, 2012,” which has been published by the South Carolina Bar.

Heidi Brown Carey, a partner with Riley, Pope & Laney, has received the AV Preeminent Martindale-Hubbell peer review rating.

REAL ESTATE

Troy Ott has joined Hubbard Bowers as real estate broker.

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