Michelle Long has joined BDi advertising in business development. She has more than 20 years experience in the local banking, real estate, mortgage, legal and builder service industries.

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Chey Spade has joined Glasspro as a senior technician. He has more than 19 years of auto-glass industry experience. Also, Ashley Ferguson and Marilyn Urias have joined the company as sales representatives. And James Bagley has joined Glasspro as a technician. He has more than 27 years of industry experience.


Joe Caruso and Kim Hilton have joined CresCom Bank as senior mortgage loan originators.

Caruso is based in the Dorchester Road and Summerville branches. Previously, he was with Bank of America. He has a bachelor's degree from Niagara University and a master's from Webster University.

Hilton previously was with Bank of America and The Beach Co. He is based in the Mount Pleasant branch. He has a bachelor's degree from the College of Charleston.

Health care

Lisa Valentine has been named chief executive officer of Summerville Medical Center, effective May 1. Previously, she was chief operating officer and interim CEO at Henrico Doctors' Hospital in Richmond, Va. She has a bachelor's degree in physical therapy from the University of Florida-Gainesville and a master's in health administration from Virginia Commonwealth University.


Susan Gaddy has joined the Charleston School of Law as an adjunct professor in foreclosure law. She has 22 years of law experience. She also is owner of the The Gaddy Law Firm LLC in Mount Pleasant. She has a bachelor's degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a law degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law.


Karen Lackey has joined the Medical University of South Carolina as director of the Center for Drug Discovery. Previously, she was vice president for global medicinal chemistry at Hoffman La Roche. She also was vice president of Discovery Medicine Chemistry at GlaxoSmithKline and founder and chief scientific officer of Janaush LLC. She has a bachelor's degree from Villanova University and a master's in chemistry from Duke University.


Amy Carter has joined the Charleston Parks Conservancy as director of development. Previously, she was with the National Ocean Service and managed con-servation and philanthropy programs for the Planning and Conservation League Foundation and Island Conservation in California. She has a bachelor's degree from the College of Charleston and a master's in environmental management from Duke University.

Micky Styslinger has joined The ARK as project coordinator for the Neighborhood Outreach Alzheimer's Help program for the tri-county area and Orangeburg/Colleton counties. Previously, she was a regional director and trainer in early childhood education for more than 17 years.

Real estate

Cal Griffin, Linda Masullo and Willona Torres have joined Carolina One Real Estate as agents in the Summerville Main Street office.

Griffin has been a real es- tate agent for eight years. He also has owned/operated Griffin Jewelers, MoonShine Outfitters and Griffin Trophies & Awards, all in Walterboro.

Masullo has a master's in interdisciplinary studies and bioethics from George Mason University. Previously, she was with Northrup Grumman Corp.

Torres was a corpsman in the Navy for 25 years and is a member of the Naval Reserve.

Dale Mercer, Trent McChesney and Colt Robinson have joined Kiawah Island Real Estate as sales associates.

Previously, Mercer was a golf professional for 10 years for the Kiawah Island Club, most recently as head professional at Cassique. He has a bachelor's degree from Kent State University.

McChesney previously was with The Peninsula Group. He has a bachelor's degree from the University of North Carolina.

Robinson previously was with Discovery Land Co. in Cashiers, N.C.


Ivie Parker, Jody Harris and Eric Pease have been promoted at Wild Dunes Resort.

Parker, former marketing and communications manager, is director of marketing. She has a bachelor's degree from the College of Charleston.

Harris, former director of sales, now is director of sales and marketing. He has a bachelor's degree from Mississippi State University.

Pease, former assistant director of sales, is director of group sales. He has a bachelor's degree from Purdue University.