Originally created 06/27/04

On the move



  • Phillip R. Wahl II, the Augusta market president and senior client manager for Bank of America, has assumed the leadership role for the company's Aiken market. In his expanded role, Mr. Wahl will oversee the delivery of all products and business services in the metro area. "The expansion of his market president role is a logical extension of the good work he already is doing in the Augusta market," said Stan Gibson, Bank of America's South Carolina state president. Mr. Wahl has 17 years of banking industry experience.
  • Shelia Martin has been named assistant site director of student services for Troy University. The employee of three years was previously records manager. She earned a master's degree in education from Troy University.
  • Deborah Wilson has joined Troy University as adviser and program manager for the master of science in counseling and psychology degree program. Dr. Wilson is a licensed professional counselor and earned her doctorate from Texas Southern University.

  • Dr. Paul Bonucci has joined the emergency department of Doctors Hospital. He is board certified in emergency medicine and recently completed his service on active duty as an emergency medicine physician at Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center.
  • Scott Lord has joined the civil engineering department of Johnson, Laschober and Associates P.C. He is a graduate from Bainbridge College, where he studied drafting. He has five years of experience as a civil designer and computer-assisted drafting specialist in Georgia and South Carolina.
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  • William Wayne Bissell, a registered representative for Georgia Bank & Trust in Augusta, has earned membership in PLANCO's 2004 Captain's Club for producing more than $1 million in sales.
  • Rita Ray, the manager at Serotta Maddocks Evans &Co. CPA's, was awarded the Super Champion of Seniors Award 2004 by Care Management Consultants Inc. for assisting senior adults with tax and financial planning.
  • Frank Lee has been named top volume producer for the month of May for First Bank Mortgage. Bronnie Spinks and Timothy Key were the top unit producers for May.
  • WGAC-AM (580) has won four Gabby awards from the Georgia Association of Broadcasters. The station, which competes in the AA class, was named radio station of the year for its community involvement, programming excellence and overall image. WGAC reporter Greg Patin received an award for best news story and best documentary or series. Sports Director Ashley Brown received an award for best sportscast or series.
  • Johnson Motor Co. has been recognized as a Standard of Excellence Cadillac Dealer by the Cadillac division of General Motors Corp. The dealership is among the top 50 Cadillac dealers in the country.
  • Sandra Self, the executive director of the Augusta Symphony, represented the symphony at the 59th annual national conference of the American Symphony Orchestra League in Pittsburgh, where she served as a panel facilitator for discussion on collaborating with volunteers, staff and trustees.
  • Mary Booker Porteous presented $1,000 donation to the Fisher House on behalf of the Georgia chapter of Certified Residential Specialists. The home provides temporary housing for military members whose loved one's have serious medical condition.
  • Westinghouse Savannah River Co. was named the winner of the U.S. Energy Department's 2003 National Small Business Award for its performance with contractors on an annual basis.
  • John Contardi has been named the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board's site representative at Savannah River Site.
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