Cheryl L. Bohlen has joined Johnson & Lanning CPAs as a tax senior. She has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a master’s degree in accounting and financial management from DeVry University. She has more than 10 years of public accounting industry experience.


Matt Edwards has joined CresCom Bank as a teller and customer service representative. Previously, he was with Honor Bank in Michigan.


Ciera Gerack has joined Terressentia Corp. as a chemist. She has a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the College of Charleston and a doctorate in organic chemistry from the University of Florida.


Justin Lee has been promoted at Frampton Construction Co. LLC to superintendent. He is based in the Charleston office and has been with the company since May 2016.

Cost management

Richard Davis has joined SIB Fixed Cost Reduction as chief people officer. He has more than 30 years of experience in executive management and consulting. He was founder of HirePowerHR and co-founder of Paragon Ventures, LLC.


Brian Graham has joined Weston & Sampson  as an engineer based in the firm’s Charleston office. He has a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Clemson University.

Health care

Felissa Koernig has been promoted to associate director and chief operating officer for the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center in Charleston. Previously, she was assistant director. She is a licensed attorney. She has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Elmira College and a law degree from Pennsylvania State University.


Lindsay Forseth has joined Hotel Bennett as director of catering and conference services. Previously, she was director of catering at the Salamander Resort & Spa in Middleburg, Va. She has a bachelor’s degree in media arts and design from James Madison University.

Land planning

Robert Maerlander has been named a partner at DesignWorks. Previously, he was a senior associate. He has been with the firm for 19 years. He has a bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture from the State University of New York.


Nathaniel Strickler has joined K&L Gates as an associate attorney. He is based in the Charleston office and practices with the firm’s real estate group. He has a bachelor’s degree from North Carolina State University and a law degree from the University of North Carolina School of Law.


Brian Hinger has been named Myrtle Beach regional food center manager for the Lowcountry Food Bank. He has been with the organization since 2010.

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Real estate

Frances Johnson has joined Southern Shores Real Estate Group LLC as a sales agent based in the Summerville office. Previously, she worked in administration and hostage negotiations at the South Carolina Department of Corrections.

Karen Hendricks, Ashley Fischer and Wallace Barr have joined Charleston Metro Homes as agents.

Fischer has a bachelor's degree from the College of St. Rose and a law degree from Albany Law School.

Hendricks has 30 years of experience as a pharmacist.

Barr has more than 15 years of real estate industry experience. He has bachelor's degree in political science from Furman University.

Beverly Burris has joined William Means Real Estate as an agent. She has previous experience in real estate, interior design and public relations. She has a bachelor's degree from Clemson University.


Adam Stone has joined Palmetto Moon as chief executive officer. He has more than 24 years of retail industry experience. Previously, he was CEO of Hanna Andersson since 2010, and before that he held various positions at Limited Brands, including chief financial officer of Victoria’s Secret Stores and vice president of finance at Express.