Phyllis Salazar, former financial specialist at the Martinez Financial Center of First Union, has been promoted to consumer lending specialist.
J. Kenneth Rentiers Jr. received a presidential appointment to serve as the executive director of the South Carolina Farm Service Agency.
Elliott Davis & Co. announced the following promotions and staff additions to their Augusta office:
Aaron Johnson has been promoted to senior accountant; and Carrie Causey and Kim Bennett have joined the firm as a staff accountants.
Woody Merry, a charter member of The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors has been approved for membership in the 2001 Million Dollar Round Table as a qualifying and life member.
Lee Muns, owner of Muns Welding & Mechanical Inc., has been appointed to serve on the Business Advisory Council in recognition of valuable contributions and dedication to the Republican Party.
The following people have completed a CPIM workshop in Detailed Scheduling and Planning at the APICS CSRA Chapter:
Sam Moore of Beacon Filtration; Patrick Farr, Larry Lynn, Keith Milburn, David Pentecost and Tommy Mays, all of GIW Industries Inc.; and Terry Simpkins and Herbert Robinson Sr.of TYCO Healthcare (Kendall Healthcare).
Patsy Renew, Jennifer Sivak and David Kolb, all of Thermo King Corporation; Marshall McClellan and Chris Christos of Boral Bricks Co.; Jan Preetorius of Club Car; and Donna Burke, of SKF.
Security Link recognizes the following:
Lyde Blanton as top Commercial Sales Consultant of the month; Lisa Lochbaum as runner-up for the state of South Carolina; and Gary Hagadorn as top Commercial Sales Manager of the month for South Carolina.
Allyn Price, Lyde Blanton and Lisa Lochbaum, all of SecurityLink, were recently recognized for exceeding their quotas for the year.
Thomas Sorrells, a local Allstate agent, recently earned the title of Personal Financial Representative. He will now be able to provide variable annuity and variable life and mutual fund products to his customers.
Denise Morris, development director for the Augusta Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association, recently attended the National Development Conference in Las Vegas, where she served on the National Steering Committee for Fund Development. Ms. Norris was the featured speaker at the conference.
Scott Clark, executive vice president, and Dwayne Reese, project superintendent with R.W. Allen & Associates Inc., have received the Challenge Award for their commitment to excellence on the construction of Athens Regional Medical Center Cardiac Cath Labs in Athens, Ga.