Midlands people & achievements, June 23

June 22, 2013 

ACCOUNTING

Fang Han has joined NAI Avant as staff accountant for the Columbia headquarters.

EDUCATION

The Greater Blythewood Chamber of Commerce has awarded scholarships to Blythewood High School seniors Morgan Burns, Tien Ho , Shelby Keith, Kiley King and Brittany Lopetrone. Brynne Wyatt received the Chamber’s Carolyn S. Raines Memorial Scholarship.

HEALTH CARE

Providence Heart & Vascular Institute has received a “3 star” rating from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons for the 13th consecutive rating period.

HOSPITALITY

Bloomsbury Inn has received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award, 2013 for hospitality excellence.

LAW

Several Columbia attorneys have been included in the 2013 edition of “Chambers USA.” The attorneys and their firms are Michael D. Carrouth, G. Daniel Ellzey, Fred Manning, Stephen C. Mitchell, Jonathan P. Pearson and J. Hagood Tighe, Fisher & Phillips LLP; and Kathy Dudley Helms, Bernhard Mueller, Leigh Nason and Ted Speth, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart PC.

Attorney Wayne Ridgeway of Burriss and Ridgeway has been named a Rising Star by “Super Lawyers” magazine.

REAL ESTATE

Joan Rivers has joined Colliers International as an administrative assistant to the property management group.

RETAIL

Lugoff Toyota celebrated the grand opening of its 26,000-square-foot redesigned dealership, which is located at 878 Highway 1 South in Lugoff.

Tate Salley has been named Salesperson of the Cycle for sales cycle 5-2013 at the Pollock Company.

ETC.

Robert Bibbins been named Richland Library’s planning and projects manager.

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