Midlands People & achievements

December 23, 2012 

BANKING & FINANCE

The South Carolina Chapter of the Appraisal Institute has elected Joseph B. Woods Jr., SRA, as president and Kristina McIntyre, MAI, as secretary of the 2013 Board of Directors.

CONSTRUCTION

Fyffe Construction Company, a full service general contractor, has been named Earthcraft House 2011 Project Team of the Year by Southface and the Greater Atlanta home Builders Association.

HEALTH CARE

Dr. Harry Feliciano, medical director for the Columbia-based Medicare contractor Palmetto GBA, served as a panelist on a webcast sponsored by Modern Healthcare.

LAW

Collins & Lacy PC Managing Partner Ellen Adams has received certification as a South Carolina Circuit Court Mediator from the South Carolina Supreme Court’s Board of Arbitration and Mediator Certification.

NONPROFIT

Several individuals and businesses received Midlands Green Awards from Keep the Midlands Beautiful. Award winners include Tomato Palms, the Green Small Business Award; Arbor Day Committee, the Green Non-Profit Award; The University of South Carolina Housing/Sustainable Carolina, the Green Neighborhood/Community Group Award; The Mungo Company, the Green large Business Award; Summer Celebration of Water, the Green Event Award; Rep. Chip Huggins, the Green Elected Official Award; Resident Deputy David Nieves, the Green Law Enforcement Officer of the Year; and Jeremy Grant, 2012 Volunteer of the Year.

TELECOM

Mayor Steve Benjamin and the Columbia City Council has presented the Columbia-Richland Communications Center with the 2012 South Carolina Emergency Communications Center of the Year Award.

ETC.

Kathryn Britt of Southeastern Freight Lines has advanced from managing attorney into the position of director of human resources where she will serve as the point of contact for fleet services, the support center and western billing.

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