Columbia Star

1963        Celebrating 60 Years      2023




Stacey O’Neal has joined GMK’s construction services division as a construction project manager.

Paul Ham has joined McGregor & Company, LLP’s Columbia accounting staff.

Wal l ick Investments, LLC’s separately managed account composite, WI Fidelis, has received a 5-Star Morningstar RatingTM for 3, 5, 10-year, and Overall risk-adjusted performance.

Alexandra “Alex” C. Glunt, Jennie J. Steiner, and Rob Tiro have joined Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A.

Akita Gallishaw and Joshua Robinson have joined EXIT Real Estate Solutions’ growing team of real estate sales professionals at 7116 Firelane Road.

Lexington Medical Center has received an “A” Hospital Safety Grade from the Leapfrog Group.

Former member of the S.C. House of Representatives, combat veteran, and experienced litigator James E. Smith Jr. has joined Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP in its Columbia office as a partner.

The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce (SC Chamber) celebrated the recipients of various annual awards at its 43rd Annual Summit—David Pankau, chairman of the board of directors for BlueCross BlueShield South Carolina, was honored as 2022 Business Person of the Year; South Carolina Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman was honored as 2022 Public Servant of the Year; Secretary William F. Grimsley, South Carolina Department of Veterans’ Affairs, was honored with the 2022 Sgt. William Jasper Freedom Award; S.C. Senate Finance Committee chairman Harvey Peeler (R-District 14) was honored as 2022 Senate Legislator of the Year; S. C. State Representative Russell L. Ott (D-District 93) was honored as 2022 House Legislator of the Year; Operation Patriots FOB was honored with the 2022 Boeing Veterans Leadership Award; Savannah River Nuclear Solutions and Shutterfly were honored with the 2022 Excellence in Workplace Diversity Awards; and Boone Morgan and Clifford L. Bourke III were honored as recipients of the 2022 South Carolina Business Week Scholarships.



Tony Chiavaroli has joined the WIS First Alert Weather Team.

David Myer s has joined LCK’s Columbia team of project management professionals.

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