Accounting

Ellen Makhenzon has been promoted at Charleston-based Jarrard Nowell & Russell LLC to senior accountant. She is a certified public accountant. She has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Michigan.

Architecture

Aaron Ede has joined Charleston-based Architecture Plus as a managing partner. He has a bachelor’s degree in arts with a concentration in painting from the University of South Carolina and a master’s degree in architecture from the University of North Carolina–Charlotte.

Banking

Mike Tecosky has joined BNC Bank as vice president and South Carolina region credit analyst. He is based in the bank’s Mount Pleasant office.

Catering

Jacob Fuhr has joined Cru Catering as beverage manager. He has more than 20 years of experience in the food, beverage and hospitality industry.

Consulting

Kayce Nelson, Owen Harris and John Welch have joined SIB Development & Consulting in the firm’s client setup group.

Nelson has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the College of Charleston.

Harris has a bachelor’s degree in finance from Arizona State University. Previously, he was a financial analyst at Conley Associates in Albany, N.Y.

Welch has a bachelor’s degree in music and entrepreneurship from Winthrop University. He has 10 years of customer relations experience.

Credit union

Brian Wagner has joined South Carolina Federal Credit Union as mortgage sales manager. He has more than 20 years of sales management experience. Previously, he worked in management with Dan Ryan Builders, Ryland Homes and Beazer Homes.

Education

Gordon D. Schreck has been named distinguished visiting professor of admiralty and maritime law for the 2013-14 academic year at Charleston School of Law. He is a senior partner in the Charleston office of Womble Carlyle Sandridge and Rice LLP.

Health care

Dr. Angela R. Choi has joined the Medical University of South Carolina Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology as an obstetrician gynecologist based at MUSC Women’s Care-North in North Charleston. She has a bachelor’s degree from Wake Forest University and a medical degree from MUSC.

Law

C. Tyson Nettles, William M. O’Neil and H. Cooper Wilson III have been named partners at The Hood Law Firm LLC.

Nettles has a bachelor’s degree from the University of South Carolina and a law degree from the University of Mississippi School of Law. His practice areas include construction defense, insurance coverage, real estate litigation and premises liability.

O’Neil has a bachelor’s degree from Vanderbilt University and a law degree from the USC School of Law. His practice areas include litigation, general liability, products liability, premises liability and employment.

Wilson has a bachelor’s degree from the University of South Carolina and a law degree from the USC School of Law. His practice areas include medical malpractice, litigation, products liability, negligence and insurance law.

Nonprofit

Garrett Budds has joined Lowcountry Open Land Trust as stewardship manager.

Previously, he was conservation director at the Beaufort County Open Land Trust.

He has a bach- elor’s degree in history and a master’s degree in environmental studies, both from the University of Montana, and a law degree from the University of Montana School of Law.

John Masters has joined Crisis Ministries, and Amy Zeig-ler has been promoted at the homeless shelter operator.

Masters is vice president of operations. He has a background in hotel management.

Zeigler is vice president for development. Previously, she was director of grants and community outreach. She has a master’s degree in public administration from the College of Charleston.

Optics

Rob Flores has joined Jackson Davenport Vision Center in Charleston. He has a degree from Westwood College. He has about 20 years of experience in retail and optics.

Real estate

Jon Franko has joined Carolina One Real Estate as a sales associate based in the Summerville Trolley Road office. Previously, he worked in pharmaceutical sales training and management and in copier sales. He has a bachelor’s degree in architecture from the University of Colorado.

Restaurant

Enzo Steffenelli has joined Brixx of Mount Pleasant as general manager.

Previously, he was director of dining at the Franke Home at Seaside, and before that he was executive chef at Wild Dunes Resort.