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August 24, 2020

Business BulletinInside Tracks

Burr & Forman LLP announced the election of attorney Bhumi Patel to partnership.

Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union welcomed Brian Griffith to the position of vice president of Information Technology. Keli Herring and Haleigh Merrill have been appointed to the positions of AVP of Operations and Marketing Liaison.

G3 Engineering & Surveying congratulated Hobie Hobart on his new position as CADD tech III and Gregory Smith as the new CADD tech I.

Habitat for Humanity of Horry County announced that Jason Greene has accepted the position of executive director for the organization.

Myrtle Beach Regional Economic Development Corporation welcomed Sandra James as the organization’s new director of Investor Relations.

RE/MAX Southern Shores announced the addition of REALTORS Kaitlin Nash, James Brophy, Alesa Johnson, Susie Hughes, Tammy Culler, Maria Picardi-Kenyon, Natalie Chapman, Kevin Farnham, Robert Fine, Ashley Lamborn, Brad Jordan, Trey White, Lisa Josephs,  Don Appell and the Myra Martinez-Hernandez team to the professional sales associates serving Horry and Georgetown counties.

Weaver Construction Services announced the addition of Darren Spears and Eric Willard to the asphalt estimating team based in North Myrtle Beach.

Tradd Management announced that Jeff Miro has been named regional manager of Facilities & Property Management and Mara Love has been named director of Communications.

Applause! Applause!

Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union was honored with an Ongoing Events Diamond Award, which recognizes outstanding marketing and business development achievements in the credit union industry. The award was presented by the CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council, a national network comprised of more than 1,200 credit union marketing and business development professionals. Carolina Trust won the Ongoing Events Diamond Award for its entry, titled “I’m A Buddy, Not A Bully.” Carolina Trust partnered with former NFL player, Ricky Sapp and his foundation, on public service announcements and school visits. During the school visits, Carolina Trust provided fifth-grade students with resources on the effects of bullying, and how to prevent and report it.

Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union was named as one of the Best Places to Work in South Carolina. This fifteenth annual program was created by SC Biz News in partnership with the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce and Best Companies Group.

Horry-Georgetown Technical College announced that HGTC President, Dr. Marilyn Murphy Fore, has been recognized as the 2020 Chief Executive Officer of the Year by the South Carolina Association of Technical College Commissioners. The award honors the tremendous services of and contributions made by a technical or community college chief executive officer. 

Horry-Georgetown Technical College announced that the HVAC program is featured on the 2020 Best Colleges list as #11 in the Best Certification Degrees. The rankings are the first to be based on median early-career salary data of over 5 million graduates from the U.S. Department of Education's resource, College Scorecard. Also from HGTC, the college’s Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) and Practical Nursing (PN) program have been granted continuing accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).      

Thomas & Hutton, a Southeast-based professional consulting, engineering, surveying, and landscape architecture firm, has been named one of the Top Workplaces 2020 in South Carolina by Greenville Business Magazine, Columbia Business Monthly, and Charleston Business Magazine.

Tidelands Health has been selected as an inaugural winner of the Capstone Award, the highest honor presented by the South Carolina Hospital Association and Live Healthy SC, the state’s first-ever health improvement plan.

On the Board

David Honeycutt was appointed as Carolina Trust Board of Directors vice chairman, after former Vice Chairman B. Michael Marlowe, was appointed as the Carolina Trust Board chairman.


G3 Engineering announced that G3 Surveying has merged with G3 Engineering and will be operating under G3 Engineering & Surveying banner moving forward.


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