Melissa Smith has been named a senior associate at LS3P Associates Ltd. She is project accountant based in the firm's Charleston office.

Juhee Porwal has joined Liollio Architecture as an associate. She has a bachelor’s degree in architecture from the Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University School of Architecture and Planning.


Ryan Cumback has been named principal of Moultrie Middle School in Mount Pleasant. Previously, he was the interim principal. He has a bachelor’s degree in education from Western Michigan University and a master’s degree in secondary educational administration from The Citadel.


Luis Marin has joined SeamonWhiteside as a computer-aided design technician based in the Mount Pleasant office. He has a certificate in computer-aided design from Horry-Georgetown Technical College.

Equipment sales

Paul Remoll has joined Premier Equipment Group as Charleston-based territory sales manager for South Carolina and coastal North Carolina. Previously, he worked in the medical equipment and supplies industry.

Financial services

Ryan L. Harper has joined Victoria Capital Management Inc. as an investment associate. Previously, he was a senior analyst at Citi Fund Services. He has a bachelor’s degree in natural resource management and policy from Ohio State University and a master’s degree in finance from the University of Cincinnati.


Jeff Young has been named chief deputy attorney general for the state of South Carolina, effective Aug 1. Previously, he was a circuit court judge at-large and a family court judge. He has a bachelor’s degree from The Citadel and a law degree from the University of South Carolina. He succeeds Robert Bolchoz, who is returning to private practice.


Carly Terrier has joined Patrick Properties Hospitality Group as an event manager. She has more than five years of hospitality industry experience. She has a bachelor's degree in communication from East Carolina University.


Christopher Nelson has joined Lou Hammond Group as a senior account executive based in the Charleston office. Previously, he was an account executive at the Loukin Co. in New York. He has a bachelor’s degree in literature from Bates College.


Sarah Piwinski has joined the Tri-County Cradle to Career Collaborative as director of data management and analysis. Previously, she was a program manager with EarthEcho International. She has a bachelor’s degree in marine biology and a master’s degree in public administration, both from the College of Charleston.


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Russell “Russ” Dearie has joined North Charleston‐based Equiscript LLC as controller. He has more than 10 years of corporate finance experience. Previously, he was controller at Belimed. He has a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Georgia.

Real estate

Eric Anderson, Karen Mathes and Lilly ‘Mac’ McElroy have joined Carolina One Real Estate as agents based in the Trolley Road office in Summerville.

Previously,  Anderson was a mechanical engineer and a maintenance supervisor at ALSCO .

Mathes previously was with Lowcountry Cardiology Associates. She has a degree in nuclear medical technology from Austin Peay State University.

McElroy has an associate’s degree in early childhood education. She worked in the child-care industry for 14 years. 

Nanette Piccirillo has joined Beresford Realty as an agent. She has a bachelor's degree from the University of South Carolina. She also is an insurance representative at Tom Masi Financial.


Mark Parrott has joined Atlas Technologies Inc. as a web developer. He has more than 25 years of Internet programming, graphics and design experience. He has a bachelor’s degree in philosophy and a master’s degree in philosophy from University of South Carolina.