On the Move: March 9, 2018


Kim Wilkerson
Has been named market executive for the newly created South Carolina market for U.S. Trust, Bank of America private wealth management. Wilkerson has over 37 years of experience, which includes many leadership roles within Bank of America. Wilkerson attended Clemson University and is the first female successor member of the Clemson University board of trustees.

Jessica Minor
Has been named interim dean of Bob Jones University’s newly announced School of Health Professions. Minor joined the BJU health sciences faculty in 2014. Minor holds a BS in biology from BJU, an MA in bioethics from Trinity International University, and a Ph.D. in health care ethics from Duquesne University. Minor currently serves as a member of the Bon Secours St. Francis Health System ethics committee.

Emily DeRoberts
Has been appointed to ReWa Board of Commissioners by Gov. Henry McMaster. DeRoberts is a graduate of Greenville Technical College and Southern Wesleyan University. DeRoberts currently serves as the district manager for government and community relations for Duke Energy in South Carolina.

Eric King
Has been hired as senior director of projects for Jack Porter. King has over 26 years of experience in the industry to bring to future projects with the company. King is a graduate of the University of Maryland, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in technical theater. He is a Dale Carnegie Course graduate.

Thomas Sinclair
Has been recognized by the South Carolina Supreme Court as a certified specialist in estate planning and probate law. Sinclair is an attorney at Thomas, Fisher, Sinclair & Edwards, P.A., and is a graduate of the University of South Carolina School of Law and New York University School of Law.

Rick Davis, chief executive officer of Elliott Davis, was recently elected vice chair of the board of directors of Moore Stephens NorthAmerica (MSNA). Moore Stephens is a large, global network of independent accounting firms with over 300 member firms in 100 countries. Elliott Davis is an active member firm. Members of the executive board are elected by their peers to set the direction for MSNA and provide high professional standards for accounting firms across the world.

SYNNEX Corporation has announced five executives who were named to CRN Channel Chiefs. The executives are Steve Jow, senior vice president of sales (honored five years); Rob Moyer, vice president of cloud, motility, and IoT (honored two years); Gary Palenbaum, senior vice president of product management; Bob Stegner, senior vice president of marketing for North America; and Reyna Thompson, vice president of CONVERGESolvSecure Networking Group.

Furman University Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost George Shields is one of three professors from across the country to be named a 2018 Cottrell Scholar Transformational Research and Excellence in Education (TREE) Award recipient. The award is presented by Research Corporation and recognizes outstanding research and educational accomplishments.

South State Bank announces that it has earned the 2017 Greenwich Excellence Award in five categories for small-business banking. South State received two national awards for “overall satisfaction” and “likelihood to recommend,” in addition to receiving three regional awards for “overall satisfaction,” “likelihood to recommend,” and “cash management – overall satisfaction.”

The Bon Secours Wellness Arena has announced that it has entered a three-year partnership with The SPINX Company, who will have entitlement rights to the Guest Services program at the arena.



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