Originally created 05/16/04

On the move



  • LeeAnn Enlow has been named SRP Federal Credit Union's assistant manager of the North Augusta branch.
  • Beverly Gadziemski has been promoted to branch manager of the credit union's Savannah River Site branch in Aiken.

  • Judy Bonner has joined Lexicor Medical Technology Inc. as customer service manager. She previously was a staffing specialist and office services manager at MAU, where she designed and implemented a customer service program. She will be responsible for developing and managing the growth and application of Lexicor's customer service business unit. She earned a bachelor's degree in marketing from the University of Phoenix.
  • Ed Everest has joined NBC affiliate WAGT (Channel 26) as promotions manager. He previously was with a sister station, WSBT-TV in South Bend, Ind. Mr. Everest has many years of broadcast industry experience and was a broadcast professor at Indiana University.
  • Jay Murray and Kyle Williams have joined the mortgage loan origination team at nBank's Augusta office on Walton Way Extension.
  • Physician James L. Millen announced the opening of a new office at University Hospital's Columbia County campus at 465 N. Belair Road in Evans. The Medical College of Georgia graduate had his residency training at the IU Medical Center in Indianapolis. Dr. Millen is board certified in internal medicine and has been in practice in Augusta since 1988.
  • Butch Calkins has joined Oxford Glenn of Wrightsboro LLC as regional manager of its Augusta properties. He will be responsible for day-to-day operations at Fox Den, Alpine Villa and Oxford Glenn apartments.
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  • James R. Swartzbaugh, of Baird & Co. CPAs LLC, has earned the designation of Certified Fraud Examiner. CFEs are responsible for resolving white-collar crime cases and are experts in obtaining financial evidence.
  • Toni Smith, an agent in the south Augusta office of Blanchard and Calhoun Real Estate Company, has received her E-Pro designation from the National Association of Realtors.
  • Ms. Smith and fellow south Augusta office agents Vicki Bridges and Zach Snelling, received their certified new home sales professional designation from the National Association of Homebuilders.

  • Tom Young recently earned Allstate Insurance's Sales Leader in Homeowners for South Carolina and the National Conference and Honor Ring awards achievements in high standards customer retention, satisfaction and profitability. The Aiken resident joined Allstate in 1968.
  • Elaine C. Johnson, Richmond County Superior Court clerk, has participated in the Superior Court Clerks' Certificate Program, a continuing education program of the Superior Court clerks of Georgia to promote professionalism within the ranks.
  • Completion of the program involves a two-year curriculum designed specifically for superior court clerks by the Carl Vinson Institute of Government and the Superior Court Clerks' Training Council.

  • Michael Frazier, the executive vice president of Augusta Staffing's Industrial and Technical Division, has achieved the following certifications: industrial risk control and OSHA certified forklift trainer. Mr. Frazier pioneered Augusta Staffing's Risk Management services now offered to its client companies
  • Wackenhut Services at Savannah River Site was awarded the Department of Energy's Secretary's Trophy for its security police officer team. Additionally, Casey Petosky earned security police officer of the year. The Augusta native has been an employee since November and previously served in the U.S. Marines.
  • John T. Chandler was the top producer of mortgage loans in April for Georgia Bank & Trust Co.'s mortgage department.
  • Jim McMurrain was the top producer of mortgage loans in April for SouthTrust Bank's Augusta mortgage division. He also was recently awarded the bank's 100% Customer Satisfaction Award for 2003 and the Top Producing Loan Officer Award for 2003.
  • Dr. J. Malcolm King, professor emeritus of the Medical College of Georgia's Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology and director emeritus of MCG's office of Research Support Services, is a 2004 recipient of the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine's Distinguished Alumnus Award.
  • Winyah Home Health Care announced three of its employees were nominated for the Women in Excellence Award given by the Girl Scouts of America: Karen Bell-Hudson, licensed practical nurse; LaVelle Robinson, patient care coordinator; and Regena Hawkins, office manager.
  • Chick-fil-A employees Rebekah Coleman, Charlotte Lewis, and Dianne Winkler have received the chain's Leadership Scholarships. Ms. Colman and Ms. Lawson work at the Washington Road restaurant. Ms. Winkler works at the Augusta Exchange location.

  • Frank Lee has been named top volume producer and Bronnie Spinks the top unit producer for the month of April for First Bank of Georgia's mortgage operations.
  • Rebecca Wall, of Meybohm Commercial Properties, has been awarded the certified commercial investment member designation by the CCIM Institute. The designation is awarded to commercial real-estate professionals who complete graduate-level curriculum and attain a certain level of qualifying experience.
  • Dan Hollingsworth, of State Farm Insurance, has received the Chairman's Circle award from the company for sales. The 31-year company veteran is based on Peach Orchard Road.
  • Tammy Stout, the executive director of the Greater Augusta Sports Council, has completed the Certified Sports Event Executive program of the National Association of Sports Commissions. The program consists of professional development seminars and meetings relevant to the sport event industry.
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