People & achievements

12/30/2012 12:00 AM

12/29/2012 5:53 PM


CertusBank, a full-service, nationally chartered bank, has agreed to purchase Resource Financial Services Inc. of Columbia.


Miller-Valentine of Columbia has been nationally recognized as an Accredited Quality Contractor and for providing Excellence in Construction by Associated Builders and Contractors, which was established to promote and improve the image of construction.


Crystal Owens, a five-year employee of the S.C. Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services, has been named the Agent of the Year.

Quincy Williams, a field services network manager for the S.C. Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services, has been named Employee of the Year.


DHEC’s Matt Petrofes has been named a “public health hero” by the United Health Foundation for his efforts to improve the health of South Carolinians.


Ronnie Gregg has been named market operations director for American Newspaper Solutions’ Columbia market.


Catherine Ava Kopiec has joined Barnes Alford of Columbia as an associate. She will practice civil litigation and business and insurance defense.


Jeffrey E. Griffin has joined W.O. Blackstone & Co. of Columbia as executive vice president for marketing and strategic planning.


Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust Inc. has acquired Twin City Crossing Shopping Center in Batesburg-Leesville.

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