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People in the News, May 18 > Columbia Business Report

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The project management team of LCK now understands Scott Burrisswhose focus is on industrial renovations and new development projects.

Chandler Kilgus joined Thomas & Hutonof the civil department as a designer. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of South Carolina.

Financial services

BrownTo First trusted bank, Zack Brown was promoted to vice president, director of client solutions and asset management. In his new position, Brown oversees the management of the bank’s call center, facilities, collections and special assets. He earned a degree in business management from Florence-Darlington Technical College.

creepyUnited Home Loan Services appointed Charner Creecy as the company’s first director of communications. She brings nearly 14 years of experience in marketing, communications and brand management to her new position. Creecy received a bachelor’s degree in public relations from the University of South Carolina and a master’s degree in leadership communication from Queens University of Charlotte.

GallowayFederal Safe Credit Unionthe new vice president of human resources is Thomas Galloway. Galloway has over 15 years of experience in human resources management, most recently as Director of Human Resources at Bomag Americas. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and Management with a major in Human Resources from the University of South Carolina.

WrightTravis Wrightsales manager at Mortgage network‘s Columbia, is on’s list of America’s Best Loan Officers for Customer Satisfaction in 2021. It is licensed to originate mortgages in the Carolinas and Georgia.

Government services

Michael E. Hutchinsvice-president of South Carolina Department of Natural Resources Boardreceived the South Carolina Order of the Palm, the state’s highest civilian honor for lifetime service and achievement of national and statewide significance.


Among turner stampnew recruits are Charles S. Gwynne Jr., of counsel, who joined the firm’s Columbia Litigation practice group. He represents insurance companies and individuals in all aspects of litigation, including case investigations, written findings, depositions, motions practice and trials. Gwynne received her Bachelor of Arts from Ithaca College and her Juris Doctorate from Suffolk University School of Law.

Amanda Melard joined Robinson Gray as a member, working in Greenville. His practice focuses on the defense of industrial accidents. Mellard received his bachelor’s degree in political science from Clemson University and his Juris Doctorate from the University of South Carolina School of Law.