Josh Caplea has joined Rosenblum Coe Architects as project architect. He has design experience with K-12 and higher education, municipal, health care and commercial projects. He has a bachelor's degree from Carnegie Mellon University.


Suzi Raiford has been named education initiatives director at the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce. Previously, she was the chamber's professional development director. She has a bachelor's degree and master's degree in teaching, both from the College of Charleston.


John K. Gourdin has been promoted to vice president for preconstruction at Cullum Constructors. Previously, he was estimating manager. He has a bachelor's degree in engineering from the University of South Carolina.


Wesley Kornahrens has joined Prudential Financial's The South Carolina Agency in Mount Pleasant as a financial professional associate.

Health care

J. Alan Diehl has joined the Hollings Cancer Center at the Medical University of South Carolina as associate director for basic sciences. Also, he is a professor in the MUSC Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology. Previously, he was director of the cancer cell biology program at the University of Pennsylvania and co-director of the tumor biology program at the Abramson Cancer Center. He has a doctorate in biochemistry from the University of Missouri-Columbia.


Jason A. Daigle and Frank K. Staiano have joined Young Clement Rivers LLP as associate attorneys in the Charleston office.

Daigle practices primarily with the construction group. He has a bachelor's degree in zoology from the University of Texas at Austin and a law degree from Washington and Lee University School of Law.

Staiano pri- marily practices with the professional liability and construction groups. He has a bachelor's degree in Engish from Towson University and law degree from Albany Law School of Union University.


Joe Thompson has joined Shelter Lending Services LLC as a senior loan officer with the Jaffee Group. He has 40 years of real estate and mortgage lending experience. He has a bachelor's degree from The Citadel.


Lynn Greer has joined Bridges for End-of-Life as executive director. She has more than 25 years of experience in senior management at nonprofit organizations and seven years in the banking industry.

Personal finance

Jerol Graves has joined Wells Fargo Advisors LLC as a financial adviser based in the North Rivers Market branch. He has a bachelor's degree from Radford University.

Real estate

Angie Foster has joined the Mount Pleasant office of AgentOwned Realty. She has eight years of real estate experience and more than 10 years of marketing experience in the Carolinas.

Lauren Collins has been named development director at Charleston-based Twin Rivers Capital LLC. Previously, she was an associate at CC&T Real Estate Services. She has a bachelor's degree in finance from the University of Florida.


Kevin McDearis has joined Blackbaud as senior vice president of global product development. He has more than 27 years of information tech-nology management ex- perience. He has served as chief infor- mation officer for Manhattan Associates; chief technology officer for the Enterprise Technology Group at Fiserv; and as a senior vice president at CheckFree.