Midlands area people & achievements, March 17

March 17, 2013 

ACCOUNTING

Henry O’Neal Crider Jr., a staff accountant at McGregor & Co. in Columbia, has received his CPA license.

ADVERTISING, MARKETING & PUBLIC RELATIONS

Sara Ballard has joined the Columbia Eye Clinic as marketing and communications consultant

AGRICULTURE

Harold and Betsy Hill, Richland County residents, were among a group of more than 150 young farmers to attend the S.C. Farm Bureau Young Farmer and Rancher Conference.

BANKING & FINANCE

Carl Francois, a banking officer at South Carolina Bank and Trust, has been awarded the CAMS credential by the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists.

HEALTH CARE

Lea Moser, Deborah Moultrie, Kelly R. Smith and Emmanuel Taylor, nurses with Palmetto Health, have been named recipients of the 2013 Palmetto Gold award.

INSURANCE

University of South Carolina seniors Marcus Krassowski and Earnest Saylor, interns with Northwestern Mutual Columbia, have been recognized as the top financial representative interns and top 100 interns in the nation based on production.

LAW

“America’s Leading Lawyers for Business” has named Sowell, Gray, Stepp & Laffitte among the top law firms in South Carolina. Betsy Gray, Biff Sowell, Bobby Stepp and Cal Watson, attorneys with the firm, have been recognized as “Leaders in their Field.”

REAL ESTATE

Bob Shaw, a principal of the Colliers International Greenville office, has received the 2012 Walter M. Keenan Award.

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