On the Move: August 3, 2018


Anna Newell

Has been promoted to accounting administrative assistant at Immedion LLC, a provider of cloud, data center, and IT management. Newell joined Immedion in 2016 as a human resources administrative assistant. Newell graduated from the University of South Carolina.

Karen Busha

Has been hired as the vice president of children’s ministries at Miracle Hill Ministries. Busha comes to Miracle Hill with more than 30 years of experience in state government with a focus in helping women, children, and families with substance abuse. She is an international behavioral health accreditation surveyor for the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, a licensed professional counselor, licensed professional counselor supervisor, and master addiction counselor.

Anna Franklin

Has joined Bunnell Lammons Engineering as senior environmental engineer. Franklin has more than 16 years of regulatory and environmental consulting experience. She specializes in air-quality permitting and compliance for industrial and municipal clients. Franklin received her Bachelor of Science degree in atmospheric sciences from the University of North Carolina at Asheville and Master of Science in environmental engineering and science from Clemson University.

Dustin Green

Has graduated from the South Carolina Bankers School. Green is the senior vice president/commercial market leader of Carolina Alliance Bank. Green has more than 15 years of experience in banking in the Upstate. He holds a business marketing degree from Clemson University and volunteers with the YMCA, United Way, Meals on Wheels, and Homes of Hope.

Cameron McDowell

Has been chosen as executive director of the Eastside Family YMCA. McDowell was formerly the operations director for GHS Family YMCA and the YMCA Program Center. He has been working with the YMCA since 2007. McDowell graduated from Western Carolina University with a Bachelor of Science in sociology.


Bank of Travelers Rest has been ranked first on Forbes’ 2018 list of Best Banks in South Carolina. The study engaged 25,000 financial institution customers from around the country and reported findings by state. Bank of Travelers Rest was also named Best of the Upstate: Best Bank by The Greenville News’ readers shortly after, marking the fourth consecutive year that Bank of Travelers Rest has received this honor.


BRIGHT+CO Marketing was awarded three Business Marketing Association Carolina ProAds Awards. The agency was recognized for its B2B marketing, winning a silver award for BRIGHT+CO New Business Mailing, a bronze award for The Avant Media Kit, and a bronze award for its Milliken Breathe video. The ProAds Awards banquet brings together agencies from North and South Carolina to recognize excellence in marketing and advertising work, specifically in creativity and strategy.


GOS recently received the Small Business Success award presented by Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce’s Executive Vice President John Kimbrell and SunTrust Bank’s Kim A. Jolley. GOS is a local, family-owned office-supply company. The award is presented to one company each month that has met the following criteria: established a history of business in the Spartanburg area; demonstrated positive growth in revenue and in workforce; has shown innovation and creativity; is involved in the community; and has overcome adversity. GOS has been a partner of the Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce for more than a decade and celebrated the company’s 50th anniversary this year.


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