Walter C. “Trey” Kannaday III has been appointed to the S.C. Board of Accountancy for a four-year term by Gov. Nikki Haley.
ADVERTISING, MARKETING & PUBLIC RELATIONS
Patti McGrath has been named director of marketing for the University of South Carolina Aiken. McGrath will handle overall marketing efforts of the campus including media relations, web and social media, internal communications and publication design.
LS3P Associates, an architecture, interior design and strategic visioning firm, has been honored with seven IIDA Carolinas DesignWorks Awards.
BANKING & FINANCE
Jan Burt has joined First Citizens as senior vice president and Cayce city executive.
J. Barry Ham, president of Bank of Clarendon, has been named Independent Bank of the Year by the Independent Banks of South Carolina.
Allan Cox has joined Creative Outdoor Designs. Cox will handle business development, customer relations and sales for the South Carolina coastal region.
William N. Pevey has joined Covenant Classical Christian School as head administrator.
Dr. George Wicks of Savannah River National Laboratory has won the top Award of Excellence for the poster presentation on SRNL’s porous-walled hollow glass microspheres at the NNSA Laboratory Directed Research and Development Symposium on “Discovery and Innovation for National Security.”
FOOD AND DRINK
FRS, a foodservice and restaurant equipment supply store, has moved its Columbia showroom to 1271 First Street.
Marjorie L. Johnson, a Northeast Richland resident, has been confirmed as speaker (president) of the statewide, 186-member S.C. Silver Haired Legislature.
Palmetto Health has been recognized as one of the “Most Wired” organizations by Hospitals and Health Networks magazine.
Nine local business executives and community leaders have been elected to EdVenture’s 2012-2013 Board of Trustees. The new members include Daniel B. Amaker, Chris Carrington, Tyrone Ellis, Stacy Hunter, Janice Marshall, Mike Rider, Seema Shrivastava -Patel, Karen Smith and Gregory Tucker.
KeenanSuggs is one of four South Carolina agencies and the only one in the Midlands to receive the Accident Fund Insurance Company of America’s 2011 President’s Club Award.
Attorney Wayne Ridgeway of Burriss and Ridgeway has been named a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers magazine.
M. Stephen Stubley, a partner with McKay, Cauthen, Settana and Stubley, has been awarded the AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings.
Dan Dennis, owner of Dennis Corp., has joined the Greenwood Genetic Center’s board of directors.