Zack King has been named as president of Sand Creek Inc. He has been with company for four years. He has a bachelor's degree from the University of South Carolina. He succeeds Bob Carson, who remains with the contractor as a consultant.

Credit union

Bonnie Ciuffo has been named president of South Caroli-na Federal Credit Union's newly formed South Carolina Financial Solutions LLC. She remains as the credit union's chief information officer.

Economic development

Retired Brig. Gen. Henry L. "Hank" Taylor has joined the Charleston Regional Development Alliance as vice president of global business development and will target four industries: advanced security and information techology; aerospace; biomedical; and wind energy.

Previously, he was with Lockheed Martin in Greenville, and before that he was with the S.C. Department of Commerce.

He was in the Air Force for 30 years and formerly served as an adviser to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. He also was in the Navy for four years.

He has a bachelor's degree in psychology from Coe College, a master's degree in human relations from the University of Oklahoma and a master's degree in national security strategy from the National Defense University.


Preston Dukes has joined Charleston-based GEL Engineering LLC as a stack testing technician. He has a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from The Citadel.


Cam Crawford has been named president of the South Carolina Forestry Association effective Wednesday. He succeeds Robert R. " Scott, who is retiring after 42 years as head of the trade group.

Health care

Teresa G. Finch has been named chief financial officer of Trident Health System, where she will be responsible for all financial planning for the health system. Previously, she was CFO of Coliseum Health System in Macon, Ga., CFO of The Women's Hospital of Texas in Houston and Cedars Medical Center in Miami. She has a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of West Florida and a master's degree in business administration from Jacksonville University.


W. Larry Bendt has joined Tampa, Fla.-based JHS Capital Advisors as a financial adviser based in Charleston. He has more than 20 years of financial service industry experience. Previously, he was with Scott & Stringfellow in Charleston.

Real estate

Jennifer Foster has joined Carolina One New Homes as a site sales agent at Carlton Place, a Rex Thompson Homes community. She has a bachelor's degree in public relations and marketing from Oklahoma State University. Previously, she was a branch manager and loan officer with Wells Fargo Financial in Stillwater, Okla.

Emerson B. Read Jr. has joined, a division of John Liberatos Real Estate LLC, as a property manager. He has more than 26 years of property management experience. He has a bachelor's degree from Winthrop University.