Midlands people & achievements, April 28

April 28, 2013 

BANKING & FINANCE

Merrill Lynch Financial Advisors Hagood Ellison and Bud Kibler have been nationally recognized as the top two advisors in South Carolina by Barron’s magazine in its annual “America’s Top 1000 Advisors: State-by-State” list.

CONSTRUCTION

LCK has been selected as project manager for the new University of South Carolina Alumni Association’s Alumni Center, which will be developed in the Vista.

EDUCATION

Midlands Technical College has recognized 11 Nuclear Systems Technology students who earned the Nuclear Uniform Curriculum Program Certificate. The students include Eric Brooks, Charles Butler, Michael Chaney, Stephen Comalander, Christopher Dryer, Jennifer Hicks, Samuel Lopez, Bruce Mandish, Son Ngo, Robert Tuten and Petrina Williams.

ENGINEERING

The Columbia-based team of the LPA Group Inc., a unit of Michael Baker Jr. Corp. and HNTB Corp., has earned a National Recognition Award for exemplary engineering achievement in the American Council of Engineering Cos.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Fred Rowell, chief technology officer of Columbia-based Companion Data Services, recently delivered a presentation at the World Health Care Congress.

HEALTH CARE

Six Lexington Medical Center nurses have been honored with the Palmetto Gold Award. The nurses include Virginia Hall, Walter Bradley Harman Jr., James W. Jeffcoat, Lori T. Sutton, Shannon M. Turner and Amanda J. Witdoeckt .

NONPROFIT

Colliers International’s Craig Waites has been elected vice chairman of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina.

REAL ESTATE

ERA Wilder Realty has received six company-wide awards, including the Commitment to Excellence Award. The award is given to the company that has taken full advantage of the resources and benefits afforded to the ERA community.

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