Midlands area people & achievements, May 19

May 19, 2013 

EDUCATION

The National Federation of Independent Business Young Entrepreneur Foundation has named Jordan Hoard of West Columbia the recipient of the NFIB/June Lennon Young Entrepreneur Award.

HEALTH CARE

Dr. Douglas M. Weddle has joined the Emergency Department’s team of health care professionals at Lexington Medical Center.

Dr. Lisa Jashinsky has opened a new private practice in counseling and psychotherapy in Northeast Columbia.

HOUSING

The South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority has honored TN Development Corp. and Community Assistance Provider Inc. with annual Housing Achievement Awards.

LAW

Several attorneys have been named to the “South Carolina Super Lawyers 2013” list. Among the firms and attorneys included: Collins & Lacy PC: Joel Collins, Pete Dworjanyn and Stan Lacy, super lawyers; and Charles Appleby, Christian Boesl and Andy Cole, rising stars. Gallivan , White & Boyd PA: Gray T. Culbreath, John T. Lay and Curtis L. Ott, super lawyers; Breon C.M. Walker, rising star. McKay, Cauthen, Settana & Stubley: Julius W. McKay, super lawyer; Richardson, Plowden & Robinson: George C. Beighley, Eugene H. Matthews, William C. McDow, Anthony E. Rebollo and Franklin J. Smith Jr., super lawyers; Emily R. Gifford, Michelle P. Kelley, Jocelyn T. Newman and Joseph E. Thoensen, rising stars. Robinson McFadden: Daniel T. Brailsford and R. William Metzger, super lawyers; and Rebecca A. Roser, rising star.

REAL ESTATE

Christina Scott has been named the new broker in charge for ERA Wilder Realty’s Lexington office.

TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Conigent Inc. has hired Youssef Boukenken as solutions architect and Philip Miller as software developer to support its growing CrossFit Wodify business.

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