Executive items


Yolanda Echols, Esther Burlison and Jesse Rhodes have joined Glasspro. Echols is an internal sales representative. Burlison is a purchasing clerk. Rhodes is an auto-glass technician

Jeff Johnson and Christi Carani have joined ServisFirst Bank Charleston.

Johnson is senior vice president for commercial banking. He has 13 years of commercial banking experience at First Citizens Bank and Trust Co. and BBVA Compass.

Carani is assistant vice president and branch manager. She has 11 years of banking industry experience.

Reeves Skeen has been named Southern coastal area executive for First Citizens Bank. He is based in Charleston. Previously, he was the bank’s Savannah market executive. He has a bachelor’s degree from Presbyterian College.

Ted Chestnut has been promoted to senior project manager at Coward-Hund Construction Group. He has a bachelor’s degree in construction management from Appalachian State University.

Brian Lee has joined Blackbeard’s Cove Family Fun Park in Mount Pleasant as general manager. He has more than a decade of industry experience.

Leanza Kauffman and Maclain Copeland have joined the events staff at Magnolia Plantation and Gardens.

Kauffman is events manager. Previously, she was a sales and catering manager at a Virginia resort. She has a bachelor’s degree in event management and hospitality management from the University of Central Flo-rida.

Copeland is assistant events manager. She has a bachelor’s degree in hospitality leader-ship from East Carolina University.

Katie Hinson Lewis has joined the newly renamed law firm of Sottile Hopkins & Lewis LLC. Her practice emphasizes real estate transactions, business transactions and formations, wills and probate administration. She has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Coastal Carolina University and a law degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law.

Matt Ayers and Meggie Husley have joined Rawle Murdy.

Ayers is search engine marketing manager. He has a bachelor’s degree from Clemson University.

Husley is account supervisor. She has a bachelor’s degree in communication from Clemson University.

Hilary Nelson has joined Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach Services as finance director. She is a certified public accountant with experience in public accounting and for-profit and nonprofit organizations.

Will Morrison has joined CC&T Real Estate Services as an associate. He has a bachelor’s degree in business from The Citadel. Previously, he was owner of CoPilot Designated Drivers.

Emily E. Gildea has joined Dunes Properties’ Real Estate Studio in downtown Charleston as an agent. Previously, she was executive director of the Charleston Friends of the Library. She has a degree in marketing management from Virginia Tech.

Meaghan Popper and Tim Walter have been named to new management roles at Carolina One Real Estate Services.

Popper is general sales manager overseeing sales for the 11-office brokerage. Previously, she was broker-in-charge of the Mount Pleasant North office She has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado.

Walter is broker-in-charge of the Mount Pleasant North office. He has 25 years of real estate and property management experience. He has a bachelor’s degree in economics from Wofford College.