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September 30, 2021

Investor News from the Month of September 2021

Murrells Inlet 2020 announced a new executive director. Stacy Blair Johnson succeeds Meredith Millen Harrison as the next executive director of the nonprofit. Johnson is a 2006 graduate of Coastal Carolina University and alumna of Socastee High School.

Myrtle Beach International Airport saw record passenger traffic in August. The airport also set record numbers in June and July. In August 2021, the number of people arriving on flights, or deplanements, totaled 214,184 compared to 74,581 in August 2020 and 170,777 in 2019. Total passenger traffic, which includes both arriving and departing passengers, totaled 440,956, a 27.5% increase from 345,989 passengers in August 2019.

Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union announced new branch managers at two locations. Reena Fleming was promoted to branch manager of the Holmestown Road branch. She joined Carolina Trust as a teller in 2017. She previously served as member service representative and as assistant branch manager of the 21st Ave. branch in Myrtle Beach. Derek Terné is transferring to serve as the branch manager of the 21st Avenue branch. He started with Carolina Trust in 2014 as a member service representative and has worked as branch manager at two other locations.

RE/MAX Southern Shores announced three new agents in the Carolina Forest office. Zach Sheppard, Stephanie Sullivan and Tammy Fiebernitz. Sheppard has lived on the Grand Strand for more than 15 years. He has a four year old Siberian Husky named Tank. Sullivan moved from Pennsylvania to Myrtle Beach with her husband in October 2020. Originally from West Va., Sullivan was previously a professional violinist and college professor. Fiebernitz brings five years of experience in real estate operations and will be joining her husband Mike on his real estate team. Fiebernitz grew up in Indiana, played volleyball while earning her degree at the University of Texas and lived in Chicago before moving to the beach in 2012.

Grand Strand Medical Center was presented with the 2021 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. The award recognizes organizations that show exemplary support for its National Guard and Reserve employees. Grand Strand Medical Center was one of 15 recipients of the award this year. There were 3,382 nominations. The hospital was nominated by Army Reserve Spc. Karina Banaduc. Read more.

Business Bulletin recognizes new employees, staff promotions, relocations and expansions, awards, class and convention attendance, new websites, and year-end accomplishments for top real estate producers/sales. Submit your news to Amanda.Blomquist@VisitMyrtleBeach.com.

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TD Bank is excited to sponsor the chamber’s Educated Voices On Leading and Valuing Equity (EVOLVE) series as we seek ways to better understand and respect one another. We are committed to demonstrating strong and sustained action to support diverse colleagues, customers and communities to contribute to meaningful, measurable change.