Folks about town
Jeff Ruble has been promoted to vice president of business recruitment for South Carolina Power Team, representing the electric cooperatives and Santee Cooper in their business recruitment efforts for rural South Carolina.
Allstate agency owner Chr istine Bowman has received the Agency Hands in the Community Award for her commitment to helping others.
Veteran meteorologist Ken Aucoin has joined the Emergency Management Services staff for Richland County.
Richland County Councilwoman Joyce Dickerson has been appointed to the Federal Communications Commission’s Intergovernmental Advisory Committee (IAC).
Allstate agency owner Bill Tindall has received the Agency Hands in the Community Award for his commitment to helping others.
Frankl in Buchanan has joined Sagacious Partners as its director of Business Development.
Frank Avery has joined Sagacious Partners as a project manager.
GarryJameshasbeen appointed minority out- reach manager at S. C. Small Business Development Centers. Br ian Dukes, general manager and executive chef of Blue Marlin, has been named president of the Vista Guild board, and Eddie Wales, owner of Motor Supply Company Bistro, has been named vice president. T. McRoy Shelley III, a shareholder in Rogers Townsend Attorney’s Columbia office, has been selected as a member of the editorial board of the Environmental Claims Journal (ECJ). James K. Lehman has been elected as managing partner at Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP.
Jacqueline Buck has been named the new executive director at Keep the Midlands Beautiful.
Robert (Rob) A. Bates has been named president and chief executive officer for Southern Mutual Church Insurance Co. Angus Macaulay of Nexsen Pruet has been recertified by the South Carolina Supreme Court as a specialist in the area of Employment and Labor Law. Lexington Medical Center’s Surgical Intensive Care Unit has received a Gold Beacon Award for Excellence from the American Association of Critical Care Nurses for outstanding patient care, outcomes, and work environment.