Brokerage Peggy H. Reese has joined Sunbelt Business Advisors of Charleston as a business broker. She also is an agent with Agent Owned Realty Co. on the Isle of Palms.

North Charleston-based MeadWestvaco Specialty Chemicals has named Alex Zalesky as vice president of global markets. He has more than 30 years of experience in the consumer goods, retail and business-to-business chemical industries.

Kris Busch has been promoted to vice president and general manager of BAE Systems’ Maritime & Defense Solutions unit. Previously he was vice president of the company’s C5ISR, Electronics & Infrastructure Solutions business in North Charleston. He has 30 years of experience in the defense industry. He has a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Massachusetts and a master’s degree in business administration from Webster University.

Siamak Araghi, Charlie Johnson and Amber Onufer have joined the Army Corps of Engineers’ Charleston District. Araghi is a budget officer. Johnson is an architect. Onufer is a survey technician.

Dr. Jennifer Fiorini has joined The Breast Place in North Charleston as a surgeon. She is certified by the American Board of Surgery. She has a medical degree from and completed a general surgery residency at the Medical University of South Carolina.

Jacqueline A. Richardson has joined Willson Jones Carter & Baxley PA in the Greenville-based firm’s Mount Pleasant office. She practices in the area of workers’ compensation defense. She has a bachelor’s degree in political science from the College of Charleston and a law degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law.

Connie Miller and Taylor Rains have joined Charleston-based Rawle Murdy,

Miller is traffic manager, She has more than 20 years of experience in the marketing industry.

Rains is account coordinator. He has a bachelor’s degree from Washington and Lee University and a master’s degree in corporate communication, with a concentration in luxury brand management, from the College of Charleston.

Staci Bennett has joined TheFirst Tee of Greater Charleston as development director. Previously, she was director of events and partnerships at the Charleston Animal Society. She has a bachelor’s degree from Florida State University.

Carolyn Rogerson and Kip Bowman have joined North Charleston-based Coldwell Banker Commercial Atlantic International as broker associates. Rogerson focuses on general commercial, investment and industrial properties. She has 25 years of commercial real estate experience. Bowman has 11 years of experience in residential and commercial land development. He has a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from The Citadel.

Bruce Mullen has joined ADT Security Services as a residential sales representative in its North Charleston office. Previously, he worked in residential sales for Carolina One Real Estate. He has a bachelor’s degree in management from Charleston Southern University.

Sharifa Owens, Olivia Montgomery and Baird Hall have joined Charleston-based O-matic Software.

Owens is a product specialist. Previously, she was a sales manager at RAC Acceptance and a client manager at Blackbaud Inc.

Montgomery is a product specialist. Previously she was a campaign coordinator with The Citadel Foundation.

Hall is a solutions engineer, Previously, he was with Blackbaud in its product support department.

David Bauman has joined E-Z Tax Service as lead tax resolution specialist. Previously, he was with J.K. Harris & Co. He has more than 28 years of experience in the tax industry.