Jackie Sutton has joined First Citizens as retail sales manager.
Fifty-nine South Carolina Guard and Reserve members nominated their employers the Department of Defense’s highest recognition for employers, the Freedom Award. Local nominees include Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, S.C. Department of Public Safety/Bureau of Protective Services, Chapin Middle School, Allstate Financial Services, Columbia Fluid System Technologies, Enterprise Leasing Co., First Citizens Bank, Metso Corp., Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, Palmetto Health Heart Hospital, S.C. Department of Natural Resources, Target on Garners Ferry Road, Word Systems, Fort Jackson Transportation Division, First Community Bank, Lexington County EMS, Newberry County Sheriff’s Office, Lang Mekra North America and Sanitary Solutions Inc.
Allstate agency owner Aaron Shealy in Irmo was recognized by Allstate Insurance Co. with the Chairman’s Inner Circle Conference award.
Harley Haven in Irmo was awarded Harley-Davidson Motor Co.’s Bronze Bar and Shield Circle of Recognition Award for 2011.