Banking

Thomas S. Ledbetter has been promoted to group president for SCBT's mortgage banking and wealth management divisions covering North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia. Previously, he was an executive vice president. He is based in Charleston. He has more than 29 years of experience in the financial services industry. He has a bachelor's degree in administrative management from Clemson University.

Construction

Michelle D. Hydrick has joined SouthCon Building Group as accounting and administrative manager. Previously, she was senior accountant at Carolina Eastern Inc. She has a bachelor's degree in accounting from Coastal Carolina University and a master's degree in business administration from The Citadel.

Government

Lisa Metheney has been promoted to deputy district engineer for programs and project management for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Charleston District. Previously, she was assistant chief for programs and project management for the district since 2009. She has a bachelor's degree in economics and master's degree in business administration, both from Marshall University.

Home building

Frank L. Finlaw has joined Ryland Homes as vice president of land acquisitions for the company's Charleston and Myrtle Beach division. He has more than 30 years of land acquisition and development experience with national builders. He has a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from The Citadel.

Law

Lindsay Stewart has joined the Charleston office of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP as an associate attorney. She practices in the area of commercial litigation. Previously, she was a research assistant at Emory University School of Law. She has a bachelor's degree in political science from Clemson University and a law degree from Emory University School of Law.

Julia P. Copeland has been named a partner at the law firm of Hinchey Murray & Pagliarini. She is a litigation attorney. She has a bachelor's degree from Queens University and a law degree from Charleston School of Law.

Nonprofit

Lamar Mowatt has joined the Humanities Foundation as residential services coordinator responsible for coordinating all residential services, including wellness programs, special events and transportation. He has a bachelor's degree in business management from North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University.

Pharmacy

Chris Butler, Sherrie Parsons and Angie Clarke have joined Delta Pharmacy & Medical Supply. Butler is a pharmacist for the Daniel Island location, where Parsons works in the medical equipment department. Clarke works in customer service in the Moncks Corner location.

Port logistics

Kate Brady has joined Charleston Freight Station as logistics coordinator responsible for intermodal supply chain logistics. Previously she was with Norton Lilly and Mediterranean Shipping Co. She has a bachelor's degree from Excelsior College.

Real estate

Ann Marie DeRose, Alex Foster and Julian Maxwell Hill Jr. have joined the Goose Creek office of Carolina One Real Estate as agents.

DeRose has worked as a quality assurance instructor for Boeing Co. and was an aircraft assembly instructor for readySC.

Foster previously worked in restaurant management and is a former managing partner of Foster's Pub in Mount Pleasant.

Hill previously was with Beachwalker Rentals and Affiliated Computer Systems. He has bachelor's degrees from the University of South Carolina and Appalachian State University and a master's degree from Webster University.

Edmund Major has joined FlyWay Real Estate as an agent. Previously, he was with Carolina One Real Estate. He has a bachelor's degree in history from the College of Charleston.

Telecom

Keith Holmes been named vice president and general manager for AT&T in South Carolina and Georgia. He oversees the sales and operations for more than 1,300 employees, 82 AT&T-owned retail locations and more than 650 national retail partners and resellers. Previously, he was vice president and general manager of AT&T's mobility and consumer markets in Georgia. He has a bachelor's degree in management from Georgia Tech and a master's degree in business administration from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.