BANKING & FINANCE
TD Bank has promoted two Columbia-area employees: Helen Sons to account manager and Jason Bristol to commercial relationship manager for the Midlands.
The Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics Foundation has named the following Midlands residents to the 2013-2016 board of directors term: James K. Lehman , Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough; Ravi Ravindra , BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina; Joyce Vonada , EDENS; and Ethan Ware , McNair Law Firm. Appointed to the 2013-2014 term were: Chairman Michael R. Brenan, BB&T; Vice Chairman Randy Senn, SCANA; Treasurer Peter Bristow, First Citizens Bank.
FOOD AND DRINK
Five Midlands residents have been named Liberty Fellowship Class of 2015 Fellows: DeAndrea Gist Benjamin, Beth Bernstein, D. Jermaine Husser, Chakisse Newton and Todd Rutherford.
The Richland County Sheriff’s Department has been named a recipient of the 2013 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award by Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, a Department of Defense office.
South Carolina-based Doctor’s Care has received the Certified Urgent Care Center designation for all 52 locations from the Urgent Care Association of America.
Francis Marion University Library Acquisitions Coordinator Yvonne Davis has received the Ethel Bond Memorial Consumer Award from the National Association of Community Health Centers.
Russell & Jeffcoat business development manager Karen Blackmon has earned the Certified Relocation Professional designation from Worldwide ERC.
The South Carolina State Conference of the NAACP has awarded the Presidential Citation to Richard Ritter, Sabrina Suber, Peter Wilborn and Rose Wilder for their commitment to civil rights and the promotion of all people.
The Savannah River Site Leadership Association has named Dennis Donati as Executive of the Year, William “Bill” Tadlock as Leader of the Year, and Byron Bush as SRSLA Member of the Year.
Savannah River Remediation safety team members Patricia Allenc Kevin Smith, Dean Hayden, Donletta Watts and Roger Staten have won an Award of Excellence from parent company URS’s 2013 Pyramid Awards program.