Michelle Hertel has joined LS3P Associates Ltd.'s Charleston office as a senior interior designer. She has a bachelor's in interior design from the University of Georgia.


Tyler Wilhoit has joined First Citizens as retail sales manager for the bank's Dorchester Road office. Previously, he was a business development officer at Southcoast Bank and a business banker for SunTrust Bank. He has a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Georgia.


Air Force Lt. Col. William Brett Ashworth has joined The Citadel as vice president for communications and marketing. He has 21 years of experience in military public affairs. Previously, he was chief of Air Force media operations at the Pentagon and is a former director of public affairs at the Air Force Academy.

He has a bachelor's degree in journalism from Southwest Texas State University, a master's in integrated strategic leadership from the Air Force Institute of Technology, and a master's degree in business administration from Webster University.


Brooks Carmichael and Drew Mood have joined the Charleston office of Assured Neace Lukens as commercial lines agents. Carmichael has a bachelor's degree from Clemson University. Previously, he was with the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce. Mood has a bachelor's degree from Clemson and has three years of insurance industry experience. Previously, he was an account manager with the Assured Neace Lukens office in Columbia.


Gina Stouffer has been promoted to president of the Charleston office of Lou Hammond & Associates. She has been with the agency for 16 years.


Matthew Gibson and Shelby Duff have joined the Charleston Museum.

Gibson is curator of natural history. He has a master's degree in teaching from Georgia Southern University and a master's in biology with a concentration in paleontology from East Tennessee State University.

Duff is public relations and events coordinator. She has a bachelor's degree in arts management and studio art from the College of Charleston.

Real estate

Christopher D. Haviland has been named manager of Carolina One Real Estate's Coleman Boulevard office in Mount Pleasant. Previously, he worked in resort and hospitality management and was general manager of Wild Dunes Resort from 1997 to 2004. He also was operations manager for The Ginn Co. He has a bachelor's degree in marketing from Bryant College. He succeeds Dave Sansom, who has transferred to the firm's services center in North Charleston as chief operating officer and chief financial officer.

Vicky L. Fulton has joined RE/MAX Main Street Realty in Summerville as an agent. She has more than 20 years of experience. Previously, she was an owner and agent of an Allstate insurance agency and a new home sales representative.

Chris Patricola and Kylie Hampton have joined Southern Shores Real Estate Group.

Patricola is an agent. Previously, he worked in the manufacturing and mortgage industries. He is based in the firm's West Ashley office.

Hampton is an agent and a property management specialist at Southern Shores Property Management Group. She is based in the Summerville office. She has a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in criminology.

Debbie Donovan has joined RE/MAX Alliance in Mount Pleasant as an agent. Previously, she was with Coastalina Realty of Charleston.