Peter J. McLaughlin has been promoted at BB&T to banking officer in the bank's mortgage lending department in Goose Creek. He has a bachelor's degree in business administration from
Edinboro University. He has been with BB&T since 2007.
Marino Cecchi has joined South Carolina Federal Credit Union as vice president of mortgage. He has more than 25 years of experience in mortgage and retail banking. He worked for five years at
Mortgagebot LLC as a manager. Also, he was president and chief executive officer of Community Banc Mortgage LLC for seven years. He has a bachelor's degree from Elmhurst College.
Beth Boyle has been named director of alumni relations and annual giving at Charleston Southern University.
She has a bachelor's in communication from CSU. Previously, she has worked in marketing with
Chick-fil-A and Citadel Broadcasting.
Justin Bunch has joined Glasspro, Inc. as an automotive glass technician. He has more than nine years of industry experience.
Rick Gunter has joined South Carolina Federal Credit Union's Financial Solutions LLC as senior insurance agent. He has 25 years of sales and management experience in the financial services industry. He has a bachelor's degree from Furman University.
Michael P. O'Connell has joined the Charleston law firm of Williams & Walsh LLC as counsel. He is a former federal public defender and chief public defender for the Ninth Judicial Circuit. He will be assisting with criminal defense cases.
Lisa Simpson has joined the Mount Pleasant office of Raven Mortgage as a residential mortgage loan officer. Previosuly, she was with First Capital and owned Smart Lending in Palm Coast, Fla.
Melissa Woodlief has been named coordinator of tutoring at the LifeManagement Center of Summerville. She is a school psychologist. She has a bachelor's degree from the College of Charleston and a graduate degree in school psychology from The Citadel.
Chad Martin has joined Madeira Therapeutics an associate and business development manager for South Carolina.
He has a bachelor's degree in experimental psychology from the University of South Carolina and a master's degree in psychology from The Citadel.
Rosemary Stafford has joined Elaine Brabham and Associates LLC as a commercial real estate agent. She has more than 25 years of experience in sales, leasing and commercial property management. Previously, she has worked at The Keenan Company of Charleston and Norton & Sanford, and she was broker-in-charge of Spectrum Properties. She has a bachelor's from St. Mary's Dominican College.
Tonja Evans has joined Carolina One Real Estate, based in the firm's Main Street office in Summerville. She also is co-owner of Decorative Concrete of SC.
Janice Adler of Carolina One New Homes has been named sales manager for The Ponds, a community being developed by Greenwood Communities and Resorts near Summerville. Prior to joining Carolina One last year, she was with Centex Homes' coastal Carolinas and Charleston divisions. She has a bachelor's degree in business administration from the College of Charleston.
Holly Gamble-Bryant has joined RE/MAX Advanced Realty of Mount Pleasant. She has 16 years of industry experience.
Katie Hajjar has been promoted at Maverick Southern Kitchens to general manager of the company's
Old Village Post House in Mount Pleasant. She has been with the company since 2006, starting as a server at High Cotton Charleston. Most recently, she was restaurant manager at Slightly North of Broad.