Kristian Cross, an attorney with Collins & Lacy, has been appointed to the South Carolina Board of Accountancy.
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Sarah Katherine Shearin has been named the director of marketing for Midlands Authority for Conventions, Sports and Tourism.
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Jason Corry Rogers has been promoted to branch manager of NBSC’s Irmo branch.
Shannon Jones has been named senior director of admissions for South University’s Columbia campus.
John Pugh, Steve McElmurray, Pamela Whitmire, William Wynn, Bryan Amick, Michael Gleaton, Kristy Brittain, Jarrod Tippins, Patti Powell, Ed Vess and Terry Blackmon have been elected to the South Carolina Pharmacy Association’s board of directors. Terry Blackmon has been recognized as the organization’s outgoing president, John Pugh has been named the 2012-2013 president, Eugene O’Donnell has joined as the chief executive officer, Lynn Connelly has been named the 2012 Pharmacist of the Year and Kayce Shealy has been named the 2012 Distinguished Young Pharmacist.
Leadership South Carolina has named new officers and board members: Pam Baker, vice chair; Cedric F. Green, chairman; and Michael Nix, treasurer. Board members include Dr. Ronnie Booth, Will Howard, Rebekah Mathew , Paul Springett, Bonnie Loomis, Rob Green and Brent Weaver.
Thomas E. Suggs of KeenanSuggs has been named an honorary Doctor of Business Administration by the University of South Carolina.
McNair Law Firm will open an office in Lexington, Ky., which will make it the firm’s tenth office location.
Reginald W. Belcher of Turner Padget Graham & Laney has been named one of the top corporate employment attorneys in the nation for 2012 by “Human Resource Executive” magazine and Lawdragon.com.
Kurt Eyring, vice president and partner with Miller-Valentine Group, has been named chairman of the Associated Builders and Contractors of the Carolinas, Columbia Council.