Gov. Haley urges coastal residents to be prepared

Gov. Nikki Haley

Matt Silfer

Koebel Investment & Financial Services has opened at 1510 Old Trolley Road in Summerville. Jerry A. Koebel is the owner.

Charles Pinckney "Buddy" Darby III, chief executive officer of Kiawah Development Partners, has been named chairman of The College of Charleston School of Business' board of governors. He succeeds Anita Zucker, chairwoman and CEO of The InterTech Group Inc., who remains on the board's executive committee.

Sandra Rabon has been elected to the board of directors of Charleston-based Piggly Wiggly Carolina Co. Inc., where she also is vice president of finance.

Will Sherrod of Anchor Commercial|CORFAC International represented the landlord, Green Myers Development, Inc. in leasing 2,800 square feet at 2500 Clements Ferry Road, Charleston, to Atlantic Intermodal Services LLC.

Attorney James D. Myrick of Charleston-based Buist Moore Smythe McGee PA has been named chairman of the American Bar Association's Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section Business Litigation Committee. He will serve a one-year term.

John Elliott of Howell & Associates represented the landlord, 152 Civitas LLC, in the leasing of Suite 201 at 152 Civitas in Mount Pleasant. He also represented the landlord, 845 Low Country Associates, and the tenant, Adams Insurance Co., in the leasing of a suite at 845 Low Country Blvd. in Mount Pleasant. He also represented the landlord, B&C Enterprise, and the tenants, Ian Atkinson and Martin Atkinson, in a lease at 405 W. Coleman Blvd., Mount Pleasant.

Attorney Phillip Florence Jr., counsel in the Charleston office of Turner Pad-get Graham & Laney PA, has been elected chairman of the State Ethics Commission.

The Zonta Club of Charleston has announced its new board for 2010-2011. Vladia Jurcova-Spencer of Stylee PR & Marketing is president; Kathleen Rodgers of the Charleston chapter of YWCA is vice president; Diana Bogart of Cruise Planners is treasurer; and Renee Leach Carlos is secretary. Zonta board members are: La-Tanya Fisher, Caraline DiNunzio, Betsy Fraser, Maureen Cody, Patricia Warner and Heidi Perez.

Shawn Howell of Howell & Associates represented the tenant, Jennifer Maddox and Indulgence Salon, in the leasing of 1,200 square feet of space at 1136 Hungryneck Blvd. in Mount Pleasant.

Jim Berry of Anchor Commercial|CORFAC International represented the seller, MKB2 Investments, in the $550,000 sale of a 4,386-square-foot office building at 1616 Ashley River Road in Charleston to Dr. David Bohler.

Eddie Buxton of Palmetto Commercial Properties represented the tenant, Ravenel Associates Inc., in leasing 3,471 square feet of office space at 3090 U.S. Highway 17 from WRPC Holdings LLC. Mark Vallario of AgentOwned was the listing agent.