2018-08-10 / Business

Columbia businesses named best places to work in S.C.

Compiled from S.C. Chamber of Commerce Reports


The accounting firm of Scott and Company LLC, pictured at a company bowling outing, was named one of the S.C. Chamber of Commerce’s Best Places to Work in the small/medium category for the seventh straight year. Pictured (l-r): Front-Ting Sun, Amanda Hawkins, Dallas McGuire, Julie Chavis, Chelsea Shoolbred, Carol Browder, and Elizabeth Dinndorf; Middle-Don Mobley, Michael Slapnik, Brandon Waltz, Emma Dunovant, Chris Halkowitz, and Jay Ashworth; Back-Tyler Deese, Elizabeth Burnett, John Price, Matthew Aguilar, and Dave Bodiford. 
Photo contributed by Scott and Company LLC The accounting firm of Scott and Company LLC, pictured at a company bowling outing, was named one of the S.C. Chamber of Commerce’s Best Places to Work in the small/medium category for the seventh straight year. Pictured (l-r): Front-Ting Sun, Amanda Hawkins, Dallas McGuire, Julie Chavis, Chelsea Shoolbred, Carol Browder, and Elizabeth Dinndorf; Middle-Don Mobley, Michael Slapnik, Brandon Waltz, Emma Dunovant, Chris Halkowitz, and Jay Ashworth; Back-Tyler Deese, Elizabeth Burnett, John Price, Matthew Aguilar, and Dave Bodiford. Photo contributed by Scott and Company LLC The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce honored 18 Columbia-area businesses as part of its “2018 Best Places to Work” in South Carolina at its 13th annual awards banquet August 2. A total of 26 businesses were named in the larger employer category which included companies with 250 or more U.S. employees, and 49 were named in the small/ medium employer category, which included companies with 15 to 249 U.S. employees.

Columbia companies honored in the large employer category were Palmetto Citizens Federal Credit Union, Terminix Service Inc., CPI Security, Womble Bond Dickinson LLP, Mount Valley Foundation Services, and South State Bank.

The small/medium category honorees included the accounting firm Scott and Company LLC, who won for the seventh straight year.

“Every year it’s an honor to be included on this list,” said Don Mobley, CPA and managing member of Scott and Company LLC. “ We consistently strive to create a nurturing and positive environment for all of our team members, and we know that has a large impact on the quality of service we deliver to clients.”

Other honorees in the category included Parrish and Partners LLC, Rhythmlink International LLC, SCRA-South Carolina Research Authority, Recruiting Solutions, Central Electric Power Cooperative Inc., Bauknight Pietras & Stormer P.A., Electric Guard Dog LLC, VC3, Abacus Planning Group Inc., Softdocs, and A3 Communications.

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