BANKING & FINANCE
Mason B. Hardy, vice president at Creative Financial Strategies in Columbia, has earned the certified financial planner designation.
Miller-Valentine Construction in Columbia has hired Trey McDaniel as a project manager, Bill McKinney as a construction superintendent, and Jessica Vencill as a project assistant.
Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin has been named Public Servant of the Year by the National Action Network.
Lee Ellen Bagley, an associate with Gaffney Lewis and Edwards in Columbia, has graduated from the S.C. Bar’s Leadership Academy.
Elliott B. Daniels has joined Murphy & Grantland in Columbia as an associate.
Matt Montgomery, a project manager with LCK in Columbia, has been named to the board of directors of The Cooperative Ministry.