Midlands people & achievements, Oct. 13

October 13, 2013 

ACCOUNTING

Heather Corder has joined McGregor & Co. as a staff accountant in the Columbia office.

BANKING & FINANCE

Ken DeHart has been recognized as the top producing financial representative intern at The Worrell Agency, affiliated with Northwestern Mutual, in Columbia.

Drew Stevens, a financial adviser with Northwestern Mutual, has been appointed a recruiting field director in the Columbia area.

INSURANCE

J. David Wansley, an agent with Hospitality Insurance Agency in Florence, has earned the certified workcomp adviser designation from the Institute of WorkComp Professionals.

LAW

Meghan Hazelwood Hall and Richard E. “Rich” Marsh have joined The McKay Firm in Columbia as associates.

Gallivan, White & Boyd, which has an office in Columbia, has reached a milestone of 1,000 posts on its blog, “Abnormal Use: An Unreasonably Dangerous Products Liability Blog.”

The following attorneys are among those named to Columbia Business Monthly’s 2013 Legal Elite of the Midlands: McAngus Goudelock & Courie attorney Rocky Hughey; McKay Firm attorneys Mark D. Cauthen and David M. Bornemann; and Parker Poe attorneys David B. Summer Jr., William R. Thomas, Pamela A. Baker, Ray N. Stevens, James Lynn Werner and Sam C. Moses.

REAL ESTATE

Representatives from Columbia’s ERA Wilder Realty gave a presentation on the company’s strategies and practices at the 2013 ERA Broker Business Forum in September. Presenters were: president Eddie Wilder, vice president of marketing Lucinda Brasington, and vice president of relocation Candy Welch.

ETC.

Wes Baxter has been named Salesperson of the Cycle for Pollock Co. in West Columbia.

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