Mark Godfrey, an architect and LEED Accredited Professional with McMillan Pazdan Smith Architecture, has been elected vice chair for 2012 and chair-elect for 2013 for the United States Green Building Council.
BANKING & FINANCE
Sharon Bryant has been promoted to South Carolina Banking Executive for First Citizens Bank. Bryant will oversee the company’s retail and commercial banking operations in South Carolina.
Starr Vermeulen has joined First Citizens as Director of Talent Acquisition and will be responsible for developing strategic hiring plans, driving the bank’s recruitment branding strategy, social networking and third party vendor partnerships.
FOOD AND DRINK
Jason Hall opened the 26th location of the Columbia-based franchise Groucho’s Deli in Lancaster.
Meredith Dyar has joined Keenan & Suggs Inc. as a personal lines broker, licensed in property, casualty, surety and marine insurance.