Midlands people & achievements, April 7

April 7, 2013 

BANKING & FINANCE

Chandler Abbott has joined Homeowners Mortgage Enterprises’ Columbia team as an account executive for correspondent services in South Carolina.

Jason Christmas of the Armstrong Wealth Management Group has been awarded the Certified Financial Planner certification.

ENGINEERING

Savannah River Nuclear Solutions LLC has received the Award of Excellence from United Way of the CSRA for contributing the largest donation during their 2012 campaign.

GOVERNMENT

Rep. Beth Bernstein, Rep. Heather Ammons Crawford, Rep. Mary Gail K. Douglas, Rep. Raye Fedler, Rep. Mandy Powers Norrell, Rep. Leola C. Robinson-Simpson, Rep. Donna Wood and Sen. Katrina Shealy have been named new members of bipartisan Honorary Girl Scout Troop 1912.

LAW

Amy Hill, of counsel with Sowell, Gray, Stepp & Laffitte, has been awarded the James Petigru Compleat Lawyer Award Silver Medallion.

McNair Law Firm PA has been recognized as a “Leading Firm” in “Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business,” which will be published in the June 2013 edition.

REAL ESTATE

RE/MAX Real Estate Consultants has been named Brokerage of the Year by the RE/MAX Carolinas regional staff. Kevin Northrup is vice president for this region, and the Broker/Owners of RE/MAX Real Estate Consultants are Gina Breland, Tony Nalley and Molly Sims.

Lee Marsha, senior broker with NAI Avant’s Brokerage Team, has been selected to serve on the Climate Protection Action Committee by Columbia City Council for a second term.

RETAIL

Jim Mitchell and Nadine Mitchell of Mitchell Printing & Graphics Inc. in Batesburg-Leesville have been honored for their company’s sales growth by CPrint International.

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