Originally created 02/11/01

On the move



Goodwill Industries announces the following new staff members:

Vivian Kelly and Brenda Bibee, School of Work instructors; and Ingrid Tutt, School of Work associate instructor.

Charles Jennings has been promoted to resource broker.

Travis D. Hixon has joined First Union National Bank as a financial specialist at the Walton's Corner Financial Center.

R.W. Allen & Associates announces the following:

Chuck McRee has been promoted to project administrator, and Kirsten Pylant has been appointed as director of corporate development.

Clint Waller has joined SouthTrust Bank as vice president of residential construction lending in the Augusta branch.

Cynthia Towne has been named manager of the Security Federal Bank, Denmark branch.

Lee Hutto, of Security Federal Bank, has been promoted to assistant vice president of commercial lending and business development for the Wagener and Denmark areas.

Sharon Swift has been promoted to manager of Security Federal Bank, Wagener branch.

Lynne M. Pitzer of Aiken has been named vice president and chief financial officer of Palmetto Health Foundation in Columbia.

Muns Welding and Mechanical Inc. announces the following new staff members: Jennifer A. Blankenship, receptionist; and Michelle Doyle, assistant project manager.

Lynn Berry, CPA, has been promoted to corporate comptroller at Sizemore Inc., Augusta.

BIZ BITS

The Augusta chapter of the American Institute of Architects has elected Nicholas Dickinson Sr. as its 2001 president.

The Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce has elected Charlene P. Sizemore to its executive committee. She will serve as treasurer in 2001.

Kevin Bowles, of A Safer World For Children, has completed a 32-hour Child Passenger Safety Training Program. He is now certified to inspect and advise on correct car-seat installation.

Jesse Hughes, ABA, president and CEO of Hughes Business Services, has successfully completed the ACAT Comprehensive Examination and satisfied the experience requirements to earn accreditation in accountancy. He is now an accredited business accountant.

The Society for Human Resources, Augusta area, has elected the following members to its board of directors: Gail Story, compensation manager at MCG, president; Valerie James, personnel manager and occupational health manager at J.P. King Manufacturing, president-elect; Amy Sykes, human resource manager at CVS Distribution Center, secretary; Stacie Halverson, human resource manager, Pepperidge Farm, treasurer; Charles Scavullo Jr., branch manager at Adecco Employment Services, program chairman; Mary Campbell, human resources manager at Sitel Technology Services, education chairwoman; Deborah Stewart, health service manager, International Paper, membership chairwoman; Michelle Canchola, regional job connection manager at Goodwill Industries, Web master/newsletter; Beverly Mitchell, employee relations manager for Wackenhut Services, diversity chairwoman; and Dawn McCraith, graduate services director, Kerr Business College, communications chairwoman; Kristina Miller, human resources manager, TOSCO/Circle K, directory chairwoman; and Gerald Carter, manager Georgia Department of Labor Career Center, legislative affairs.

Members at large are: Dena Pickett, employment manager at Medical College of Georgia; Mary Jo Newman, human resources manager at SouthTrust Bank; Daphne Jones, vice president of administration of the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce; and Lee Powell, human resource manager at Aiken Technical College.

Carolyn P. Quick, associate manager in the west Augusta office for the American General Career Distribution Group, has marked 15 years with the group.

Georgia Bank & Trust Co. of Augusta announces the following:

Bert H. Bentley and Wayne Bissell have been promoted to vice president; and Denise Bargeron has been promoted to assistant vice president.

Rep E. Whiddon, a partner of Baird & Company CPAs, recently completed the training and testing process for business valuations and litigation support. He has earned the designation of certified valuation analyst awarded by the National Association of Valuation Analysts.

Brenda Foster Carroll, CPA, CIA, audit manager at Baird & Company CPAs, recently completed the training and testing process for certified internal auditor awarded by the Institute of Internal Auditors.