Midlands area people & achievements, July 7

July 7, 2013 

ADVERTISING, MARKETING & PUBLIC RELATIONS

AAF of the Midlands has won the 2013 National Club of the Year for Division III of the American Advertising Federation, and President David Campbell has won the 2013 President of the Year for Division III.

BANKING & FINANCE

Pat Marshall has joined South Risk Management as a commercial account executive.

W.G. Simms Oliphant Jr. and Christopher Smith have both joined the Columbia branch of Janney Montgomery Scott LLC as senior vice president/wealth management.

EDUCATION

William Kweisi Wilson, a 2013 graduate of Lower Richland High School, has been awarded the Dr. John R. Stevenson Music Scholarship.

ENGINEERING

Ben Lewis of Florence and Hutcheson has earned his Professional Engineering license in South Carolina.

GOVERNMENT

Auxiliarist Scott Heisler has been appointed legislative liaison officer for South Carolina by U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary District Commodore John Tyson.

HEALTH CARE

Jeffrey Salters and William Shockley have joined the Lexington Medical Center board of directors.

IDG’s “Computerworld” has named Palmetto Health as a 2013 Best Places to Work in Information Technology.

HOSPITALITY

The South Carolina Association of Tourism Regions has appointed a new board of directors including Miriam Atria, president; Tim Todd, vice president; Peach Morrison, secretary; and Mary Shriner, treasurer.

INSURANCE

John Favaloro has joined MetLife of the Carolinas as a managing director.

LAW

Legal directory publisher The Legal 500 has recognized Nelson, Mullins, Riley & Scarborough LLP in three practice areas along with eight attorneys including David Dukes, John Kuppens, Mark Jones and Pam Ullman, product liability and mass tort defense: pharmaceuticals and medical devices; Marc Williams, Melissa Foster Bird and Robert Massie, product liability and mass tort defense: automotive/transportation; and Jon Talcott, mergers and acquisitions: middle-market transactions.

Amanda N. Pittman has joined McDonald, McKenzie, Rubin, Miller & Lybrand LLP.

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