People & achievements

September 1, 2013 

BANKING & FINANCE

David Moore has been named Capital Bank’s senior commercial loan officer in the Columbia-area market.

HEALTH CARE

Providence Hospital Northeast has been designated an Aetna Institute of Quality Orthopedic Care Facility for total joint replacement surgery.

LAW

These Columbia-area attorneys were among those recognized in the 2014 edition of The Best Lawyers in America in various practice areas: Nelson Mullins attorneys David E. Dukes, Mark C. Dukes, Daniel J. Fritze, William C. Hubbard, Wendy Wilkie Parker, Stuart M. Andrews Jr., George S. Bailey, Edward D. Barnhill Jr., C. Mitchell Brown, Thomas A. Brumgardt, George B. Cauthen, Karen Aldridge Crawford, Christopher J. Daniels, Travis Dayhuff, Gus M. Dixon, Dwight F. Drake, Debbie Durban, Carl B. Epps III, Robert W. Foster Jr., James C. Gray Jr., Sue Erwin Harper, Alice V. Harris, Bernard F. Hawkins Jr., P. Mason Hogue Jr., S. Keith Hutto, Kenneth Allan Janik, J. Mark Jones, Frank B.B. Knowlton, D. Larry Kristinik III, John F. Kuppens, James K. Lehman, Steven A. McKelvey Jr., John T. Moore, Stephen G. Morrison, Edward W. Mullins Jr., Edward Poliakoff, James Rogers, R. Bruce Shaw, B. Rush Smith III, Stacy Taylor, David G. Traylor Jr., Ralston B. Vanzant II, Daniel J. Westbrook, George B. Wolfe; Adams and Reese attorneys John F. Beach, Robert P. Bethea Jr., Rita Bragg Caughman, F. Earl Ellis Jr., William O. Higgins, Ernest G. Lawhorne, William P. McElveen Jr., W. Cliff Moore III, Louis T. Runge Jr., Kirby Darr Shealy III, Lana H. Sims Jr., David C. Sojourner, Karen Hudson Thomas.

William L. “Bill” Smith of Chappell, Smith & Arden in Columbia has joined the Limestone College Board of Trustees.

Shelton W. Haile of Richardson Plowden & Robinson in Columbia has been elected to the Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital Board.

Kelli L. Sullivan has been named a partner at McKay, Cauthen, Settana & Stubley in Columbia.

REAL ESTATE

Joe Carter has rejoined ERA Wilder in Columbia as a real estate agent.

RETAIL

Initials Inc. in Lexington has been named the country’s 762nd fastest growing private company by Inc. Magazine in it’s annual 500/5000 issue.

ETC.

S.C. Small Business Development Centers has been recognized by the S.C. state senate for its positive impact on economic development.

Five professionals have joined the Greater Lexington Chamber Board of Directors: Tod Augsburger, senior vice president/COO at Lexington Medical Center; James Berry, director of business development at South Carolina-based Comporium; Dan Dennis, owner of Dennis Corp. in Columbia; Royce Lehman, president and founder of North Lake Construction in Lexington; and Mark Patterson, site personnel manager at Michelin North America in Lexington.

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