Named project geologist for HRP Associates Inc., an environmental engineering and hydrogeology firm in Greenville. Hermann is a graduate of Clemson University where he received a bachelor’s degree in geology and has also completed his Geologist-in Training certification.
Inducted into the Class of 2016 Hall of Fame at the Carolinas Associated General Contractors Annual Divisions Conference and Construction Industry Summit. Elmore is a founding shareholder of Elmore Goldsmith, P.A. To be considered for this award, the nominee must be a past or present CAGC member, be at least 50 years old and have at least 15 years of active involvement in the CAGC and the construction industry.
Joins Coldwell Banker Caine as a residential sales agent in its Spartanburg office. Page holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from USC Upstate and has previous career experience serving clients at Lakeview Automotive and pets at the Westside Veterinary clinic.
Named an event specialist with a commercial driving license in the San Diego office of Jackson Marketing, Motorsports & Events. A professional driver for more than 26 years and an owner-operator for 20 years, Alarid has more than 17 years of experience in event production, video production, staging and event security for motorsports and other activation events. He has logged more than 1 million miles in his career.
Promoted to president of business development for American Services Inc. a provider of security, staffing and janitorial services. Keriazakos joined the company in 1989 after a career in the staffing industry in Charlotte.
Human Technologies Inc. announces the addition of Shelby Privett and Carly Smith as professional recruiters. Privett is a graduate of Clemson University with a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education. Smith is a graduate of the University of Central Florida where she earned a bachelor’s degree in hospitality management.
Waterstone on Augusta, a new assisted living and memory care community under construction at 1004 Augusta St., has added two key employees. Edward Burton has been named the executive director. Ginger Shiflett has been named the director of community relations. Both are natives of the Upstate and have more than 20 years of experience in serving seniors in all aspects of continuum of care.
BNC Bancorp has been named to Fortune’s Top 100 List of Fastest Growing Companies. Ranked at No. 71, this marks BNC Bancorp’s first appearance on the list. Headquartered in High Point, N.C., BNC Bancorp is the parent company of Bank of North Carolina, which has locations across the Carolinas, including the Upstate.
The Greenville Area Small Business Development Center added four new advisory board members this month: Doris Haley of Professional Healthcare Services, Andy O’Mara of Sidewall Pizza Company, Brad Schneider of Appalachian Development Corporation and Nathan Stouffer of Port City Java. Haley, O’Mara, Schneider and Stouffer are each beginning three-year terms on board which will be chaired this year by Beth Veach, owner of Entrepreneur Acumen LLC.
Greenville Women Giving, a local women’s collective philanthropic organization, announces the 2016-2017 board of directors: Frances Ellison, co-chair; Maggie Glasgow, co-chair; Sue Priester, co-chair; Janet Sumner, co-chair; Helen Smart, secretary; Kathy McKinney, treasurer; Olga Bowles, communications; Rene Hutchisson, communications; Jamie Prince, communications; Susan Robbins, education; Diane Perlmutter, endowment; M.K. Kester, events; Ingrid Erwin, grants assessment; Diane Gluck, grants review; Karyl Woldrum, grants review; Nancy Stanton, membership; Debbie Stuckey, leadership development; Gina Blohm, community foundation representative; Harriet Goldsmith, chair emerita; Lil Glenn, member-at-large; Patti McAbee, member-at-large; Laura Moore, member-at-large; and Beverly Ward, member-at-large.
The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) announced that David Farr, chairman and CEO of Emerson, and David Seaton, chairman and CEO of Fluor Corporation, have been elected chair and vice chair of the NAM’s board of directors leadership, respectively. They will take office for a two-year term on Jan. 1, 2017. Both leaders come from companies at the forefront of the manufacturing sector and are respected among their peers as executives and as manufacturing advocates.
O’Neal Inc., a Greenville-based integrated design and construction firm, received the platinum-level safety award for their safety program. This award was presented by the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of the Carolinas. Established in 1989, ABC’s Safety Training and Evaluation Process (STEP) Awards program recognizes construction companies across the country for their achievements in safety training and self-evaluation, including ongoing efforts to develop quality safety programs.