Banking

Jennifer Smith has joined CresCom Bank as a loan servicing specialist. Previously, she worked in accounts receivable at the Bank of South Carolina.

Construction

Selby Austin has been promoted at Frampton Construction Co. LLC to assistant project manager. He is based in the Charleston office. He has a bachelor's degree in economics and Spanish from the University of the South, Sewanee.

Consulting

Raina Datt has joined Knowledge Capital Group as an analyst. Previously, she was an assistant office manager at a medical immigration clinic in Columbia. She has a bachelor’s degree in biology with a minor in health from the College of Charleston.

Culinary

Shaun Brian Sells has joined Patrick Properties Hospitality Group as chef de cuisine at Parcel 32. He has an associate's degree in culinary arts from Johnson & Wales University

Education

Elizabeth R. Hamilton has joined the Charleston School of Law as director of externship outreach programs. Previously, she was director of pro bono programs for the South Carolina Bar. She has a bachelor’s degree from the College of Charleston and a law degree from the Charleston School of Law.

Engineering

Matthew Miller has joined the Reveer Group as a staff civil engineer. He has a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Clemson University.

Government

Deborah Shogry Blalock has been named deputy director of the South Carolina Department of Mental Health’s division of community mental health services, effective Feb.17. Previously, she was executive director of the agency’s Charleston-Dorchester Mental Health Center. She has a master’s degree in clinical counseling from The Citadel, and she is a licensed professional counselor supervisor and a certified public manager.

Homebuilding

Jay Thrower has joined Beazer Homes USA Inc. as area president for the Charleston and Myrtle Beach markets. He is based in the Charleston office. He has a bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture from the University of Georgia and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of South Carolina.

Land planning

Lauren Boyd has joined DesignWorks as a designer. She has a master’s degree in landscape architecture from the University of Georgia.

Law

Will DesChamps has joined Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP as an associate attorney based in the Charleston office. He focuses his practices on commercial and construction litigation and contract review. Previously, he was with Hood Law Firm. He has a bachelor’s degree in finance from Clemson University and a law degree from the Charleston School of Law.

Joseph Welch has joined Buist Byars & Taylor LLC as controller . He also was named to the firm’s management team. Previously, he was a senior accountant with Athletico Physical Therapy in Oakbrook Terrace, Ill. He has a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a master’s degree in business administration, both from Saint Xavier University.

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Nonprofit

Angelina Ricci Eisenhauer has joined Audubon South Carolina as director of policy and communications. Previously, she was with Edelman. She has a bachelor's degree in English from Centre College and a master's degree in publication design from the University of Baltimore.

Real estate

Ashley Buglino, Ryleigh Evers and Lora Moore have joined Carolina One Real Estate as agents.

Buglino is based in the Maybank Highway office on Johns Island. She is a licensed cosmetologist.

Evers is based in the Highway 17 North office in Mount Pleasant. She has a bachelor's degree in business management from Clemson University and previously was in the food and beverage industry.

Moore is based in the Long Point Road office in Mount Pleasant. Previously, she was a sales planner at Nabisco and Kraft Foods. She has a degree from Florida Southern College.

Paul Paschal has joined Marcus & Millichap as an associate director of the national office and industrial properties group. He is based in the Charleston office. Previously, he was with NAI Avant. He has a bachelor’s degree in communication and new media studies from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

Staffing

Tobe Hester has been promoted to vice president of growth for the Charleston region at Agile Partnering. Previously, he was an account executive. He has a bachelor’s degree in experimental psychology from the University of South Carolina.