Paul Nielsen has joined Glasspro as a maintenance tech- nician at the company’s Goose Creek location.

Hope Bentley has joined Palmetto Ford Lincoln as a sales representative. Previously, she was a finance manager and bus- iness development manager.

Katie Matthews has joined CresCom Bank as a mortgage loan originator based in the West Ashley branch. Previously, she was a client service specialist at SunTrust Bank.

Matthew C. Gehman has been promoted to senior associate at TranSystems in Charleston. He has more than 17 years of experience as a senior transpor- tation planner. He has a bachelor’s degree in geography with an emphasis in urban plan- ning and regional development from Old Dominion University.

Nelson Lindsay has joined the S.C. Department of Commerce as director of global business development. Previously, he was Richland County’s director of economic development. He has a bachelor’s degree in history from Wofford College and a master’s in public administration from the University of South Carolina.

Dr. Jason D. Stroud has joined East Cooper Family Physicians in Mount Pleasant. He has a bachelor’s degree and a master’s from Clemson University and a medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina. He completed a residency at the Trident/MUSC Family Medicine Residency Program.

Emily A. Hanewicz has joined Wigger Law Firm as an associate attorney in the North Charleston office. She has a bachelor’s degree in political science from La Salle University and a law degree from the Charleston School of Law.

J. Christopher Buckley has joined Daniel Island-based PharmRight Corp. as vice pres- ident of marketing and sales. He has more than 30 years of exper- ience, and previously has held senior marketing or sales positions at Vocera Communications, Alaris Medical Systems and IMED Corp. He has a bachelor’s degree from Amherst College.

Ryan Vrba has joined Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach as a social services manager. He has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Lewis University and a master’s in business administration from the University of Texas at Tyler.

Jessica Derrick and David DiBenedetto have been named senior vice presidents at Garden & Gun magazine. Derrick oversees the company’s creative services and brand development. DiBenedetto remains as the publication’s editor-in-chief.

Peter Brown has joined Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Carolina Sun in Mount Pleasant as an agent. Previously, he was in commercial real estate in Connecticut and has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Connecticut. He also is principle of Charleston Interior Solutions. Randall Fernanders has joined Southern Shores Real Estate Group as an agent based in the Summerville office. He has a bachelor’s degree in international business from the College of Charleston and a master’s in international business from Hult International Business School.

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Tom McGee has joined the Charleston office of CBRE as a sales assistant. Previously, he was a sales representative for Carolina Office Systems. He has a bachelor’s degree from the College of Charleston.

Charlene Amweg has joined Weichert Realtors, Palmetto Coast, in Mount Pleasant and serving the tri-county area.

Jack Huguley has joined Daniel Ravenel Sotheby’s International Realty as an agent. He has more than 30 years of sales, marketing and management experience. Previously, he was president of the John Huguley Co. Inc. and CEO of six operating companies owned by U.S. Office Products.

Allen Nodine has joined the Isle of Palms office of Agent-Owned Realty as an agent.

Kevin Hamilton has been named senior vice president of marketing at Benefitfocus Inc. Previously, he was vice president of marketing at Opower and led sales and corporate development teams at CEB. He has a bachelor’s degree from the University of South Carolina and a master’s degree in buiness administration from the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School.