Jamin Hukik, executive vice president of Charleston-based CresCom Bank, has joined the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond's Fifth District Payment Advisory Council for a term that ends in May 2016.

The Mount Pleasant Business Association has announced its board of directors for 2014. Jonathan J. Chalfie of Lee & Associates is president; Jason Biggs of Regions Bank is vice president; Joseph Hinske of Legare Bailey and Hinske LLC is treasurer; Jennifer Passmore of Spot on Graphix is secretary; and Amy Lovette of the South Carolina Aquarium is member at large.

Charleston resident Mallory Factor, president of Mallory Factor Inc., has been elected chairman of the Legislative Audit Council effective Dec. 17.

David A. DeCenzo, president of Coastal Carolina University, has been re-elected as chair of the S.C. Sea Grant Consortium's board of directors for a one-year term effective Jan. 1.

Chelsea Heintz has opened a State Farm Insurance office at 2600 Savannah Highway, Suite A, Charleston.

Robert Smith, president and CEO of Goodwill Industries of Lower South Carolina, has been named the recipent of the Center of Influencefrom the South Carolina Aging in Place Coalition.

Dexter C. Rumsey IV and Thomas P. Otis of NAI Avant brokered Chapel Street Partners LLC's $3.02 million sale of a 7,400-square-foot restaurant at 549 East Bay St., Charleston, to CCP Family LLC.

Milton Thomas of Lee & Associates represented the landlord in leasing a 50,000-square-foot industrial building at 2490 W. 5th North St., Summerville, to Warehouse Sale Inc. Len Meyer with The Peninsula Co. represented the tenant.

Liberty Tax Service has opened an office at 3025 Ashley Towne Center Drive, Suite 204, Charleston.

Jeremy Willits of Avison Young represented the landlord in leasing 1,378 square feet of office space at 5900 Core Ave. North Charleston, to Nova-Tech Engineering.

Edward Robinson of The Beach Co. represented the buyer, Trenholm Road Duplex, LLC, in the $65,000 purchase of 0.43 acre at 8895 University Blvd., North Charleston. The seller, University of Virginia Foundation, was represented by Kristie Roe of Colliers International.

Trey Lucy and Blair Belk represented the landlord in leasing second-floor spaces at 237 King St., Charleston, to The Embroidery Loft and SSB.

Dunston Powell of Carolina Commercial, represented the buyer, CuttyCo LLC, in the $1.26 million purchase of 1123 Queensborough Blvd, Mount Pleasant. The seller, K&K Properties LLC, was represented by Steve Radekopf of Radekopf & Associates.