Sarah Lovingood has joined the Brandon Agency's Charleston office as a media buyer. Previously, she was a media planner at Rawle Murdy. She has a bachelor's degree in clothing, textiles and merchandising from Florida State University.


Ryan Funke has been appointed branch manager at CertusBank's newly opened branch in downtown Charleston. Previously, he was with First Citizens, Carolina First and Wells Fargo.


James W. Fede has joined South Carolina Federal Credit Union's S.C. Financial Solutions as president of Innovatus Benefit Solutions LLC. He has a bachelor's degree from Kent State University.


Jessica Browning has been promoted to vice president of communications for The Winkler Group. She has a bachelor's degree from Duke University and two master's from the College of William and Mary.


Chris Edwards has joined the Daniel Island Club as director of golf. Previously, he was head professional at the Golf Club at Briar's Creek on Johns Island.

Health care

Dr. Fred Hill has been named chief medical officer for the Southern region at AmeriHealth Caritas Family of Companies. He is based in Charleston. He is a board-certified family practitioner with more than 30 years of clinical and administrative experience. Previously, he was a chief medical officer with Aetna. He has a medical degree from the Medical College of Ohio and a master's degree in business administration from the University of Phoenix.


Lisa Bell has joined the State Farm agency of Tony Pope as a multiple lines representative based in the Mount Pleasant office. She has more than 24 years of experience in customer service.


Joshua T. Howle has joined the Wigger Law Firm as an attorney. His practice focuses on employment, personal injury, workers compensation and elder law. He has a bachelor's degree from Francis Marion University, a law degree from the Charleston School of Law, and a master's of laws from Stetson University College of Law.

Benjamin Glass has been named managing shareholder of the Charleston office of Ogletree, Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart PC. Previously, he was with the firm's Greenville office. His practice focuses on labor law. He has a bachelor's degree from the College of Charleston and a law degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law.


Stephen W. Mount has joined Drayton Hall as director of philanthropy. He has more than 15 years of fundraising experience. Previously, he was regional major gifts officer at the College of William & Mary and senior individual giving associate for principal gifts at Cornell University. He has a bachelor's degree in history from the University of Georgia.

Real estate

Doug Hart has joined Lee & Associates as a commercial broker specializing in project development. He has more than 15 years of experience in start-up operations, equity trading, project management and financial analysis. He has a master's degree in business administration and international finance from Fordham University.

Wayne G. Arnold has joined Carolina One Real Estate as an agent in the Main Street office in Summerville. Previously, he was a retail manager and photo-shoot coordinator for Charleston Gardens.

Tiffany Vanek has joined Century 21 Properties Plus as a sales associate. She has more than 15 years of experience in sales and marketing, Previously, she worked in minor league baseball as director of group sales. She has a bachelor's degree in sports administration and communications from the University of Tennessee at Chatta- nooga.