Midlands people & achievements, June 30

June 30, 2013 

ACCOUNTING

WebsterRogers has acquired the Hilton Head practice of Cherry Bekaert, as well as new partners Raymond E. Warco and Steven E. Miller and a full-time staff of seven.

ADVERTISING, MARKETING & PUBLIC RELATIONS

Natoshia Drinkard, meeting planner at DESA Inc., has earned the Certified Government Meeting Professional certification from the Society of Government Meeting Planning Professionals.

EDUCATION

Stephanie Stuckey, president of Junior Achievement of Central South Carolina, has been appointed to the Capital City Club Board of Governors for 2013-2014.

HOSPITALITY

Mayor Randy Halfacre has graduated from the Urban Land Institute South Carolina’s Sustainable Leadership Institute Program.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Jim Daley, director of Information Technology Risk and Compliance at BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina, has addressed IT Future at a National Conference.

LAW

Arthur E. White III, an associate with Todd & Johnson, has been named a Rising Star in the South Carolina Super Lawyers 2013 edition.

William C. Boyd, George S. King Jr. and John B. McArthur, attorneys with Haynsworth, Sinkler, Boyd, have been included in the 2013 edition of “Chambers USA.”

MANUFACTURING

Manufacturing and business leaders from South Carolina attended the Inaugural Global Carolina Connections International Business Conference, which was co-organized by Parker Poe partner Sam Moses.

NONPROFIT

Vance J. Bettis, senior litigation partner at Gignilliat, Savitz & Bettis, has been named YMCA’s new president of the Metropolitan Board of Directors.

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