George O'Connell, SPHR, has accepted a position as human resource manager for Pliant Corp. in Washington, Ga. He was HR generalist for MAU/Monsanto in Augusta.
Dee Ramp, has been named single-copy manager in the circulation department of The Augusta Chronicle. She was the newspaper's co-op advertising manager.
James R. Riordan Jr. has been promoted to senior vice president of lending for SunTrust Bank Augusta, from assistant vice president of commercial lending.
David Bullington has joined SunTrust Bank Augusta as a mortgage originator. He was an originator for SunTrust Bank in Macon.
Judith Herl has become a consultant for Tastefully Simple Inc., a national direct-sales company based in Alexandria, Minn.
The following SRP Federal Credit Union employees have been recognized:
Janis Bolt, Beth Childers, Brenda Cooper, Beth Johnson, Jennifer Mathis, Millie Robinson and Jan Ruff-Herrin: Member Services Certificate; Janis Bolt, Brenda Cooper, Christine Nowocin and Tiffany Seigler: Consumer Lending Certificate; Janis Bolt and Terri Perdue: Credit Union Accounting Certificate; Ann Burson and Abby Reeves: Credit Union Security Certificate; Ann Burson: Management Enrichment Training Program and Sapphire Award; and Curt Schachtner: Volunteer Achievement Program.
Charles Cheek has been honored as the 2001 Zone II Sales Leader of the Year and won the quarterly award for the zone during the fourth quarter of 2001 for GEICO Direct Insurance Co. His office serves Augusta, Fort Gordon and the surrounding areas.
Lamar Crowell, Mark Gilliam, Bobby Samples, Rhonda Oellerich and Betty Arthur of Keystone Homes Inc. and John Crowell of Crowell and Co. attended the NAHB Home Builders Show in Atlanta.