People & achievements

September 22, 2013 

ADVERTISING, MARKETING & PUBLIC RELATIONS

Ashley Hunter, director of McKay Public Affairs in Columbia, has been accepted to the Leadership South Carolina class of 2014.

BANKING & FINANCE

Kyle Rasmussen, an intern at Northwestern Mutual in Columbia, has received the company’s “Power of 10” award.

Brad Humphries, a financial representative with Northwestern Mutual in Columbia, has received the company’s “Pacesetter 40” award.

EDUCATION

Lindsey Spires Griffin, director of development for the S.C. Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics, has been accepted to the Leadership South Carolina class of 2014.

GOVERNMENT

John Barnes has been named the Energy Department’s 2012 Facility Representative of the Year for his work at the Savannah River Site.

Norree Boyd-Wicks, executive director of the Cultural Council of Richland and Lexington Counties, has been selected to participate in a national Arts Executive Leadership Forum.

LAW

Four Turner Padget attorneys were among those named to the Greater Columbia Business Monthly’s 2013 Legal Elite of the Midlands: J. David Johnson IV, Charles F. Moore, Thomas C. Salane and Franklin G. Shuler Jr.

The following Columbia-area attorneys are among those named as 2014 Lawyers of the Year by The Best Lawyers in America: Whitener & Wharton attorney Dave Whitener, and Callison Tighe attorney M. Malissa Burnette.

REAL ESTATE

NAI Avant brokers Paul Hartley and Macon Lovelace recently represented the owner of a property on Forest Drive in the long-term lease extension of office space for the S.C. Protection & Advocacy for People with Disabilities.

ETC.

Leadership South Carolina has elected three new board members: Howard Chalmers, a software developer at NCR in Alpharetta, Ga.; Stacy Thompson, an attorney/partner at Bluestein, Nichols, Thompson and Delgado in Columbia; and Matthew Nichols, legislative liaison at the S.C. Military Department in Columbia.

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