On the Move: Sept. 14, 2018



Emily Sobeski

Has been promoted to director of marketing and design for The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. In her new role, she will be responsible for implementing marketing and advertising campaigns and managing the TCMU brand across digital and printed platforms.


Jermaine Whirl

Has been selected to the 40 Under 40 Class of 2018 by Georgia Southern University’s alumni association. Whirl is the vice president for learning and workforce development at Greenville Technical College. The honor recognizes individuals under 40 for displaying leadership, professional expertise, and achievements, and dedication to charitable and community initiatives.


Carolyn Watson

Has joined Synergy Psych as a licensed professional counselor associate. Watson received her master’s in counseling from Huntington University’s Townsend Institute. She has experience in a variety of settings, including private practice, which prepared her to work with concerns such as anxiety, eating disorders, and addiction.


C. Adam Long

Has been promoted to associate vice chancellor for information technology and data services and chief information officer at the University of South Carolina Upstate. Long is responsible for planning, budgeting, and managing all institutional information systems, networks, operations, and data services.


Nicolas Cherry

Has joined Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP as an attorney in the firm’s Greenville office. Cherry focuses his practice on products liability, toxic and mass torts, and personal injury matters. Prior to joining the firm, he served two years as a law clerk for Timothy Cain, a U.S. district court judge in Anderson.


Shanise Greenfield has been hired by Safe Harbor as its first staff attorney. Safe Harbor is a nonprofit that provides safe shelter, counseling, advocacy, and support services for victims of domestic violence and their children. With the launch of Safe Harbor’s legal program, Greenfield will spend much of her time in family court to assist clients in Safe Harbor’s shelter and break their barrier to justice.

“My greatest task when representing victims of domestic violence is being a voice for the voiceless,” Greenfield said. “The newly developed legal program that I am implementing will ensure that victims feel like their voices are being heard, their stories are being told, their legal needs are given individualized attention, and that justice is being served on their behalf. Victims deserve nothing less, and I will do my best to offer a pathway toward justice for each and every one of them.”


BlackStream International Real Estate has opened a new location at 103 N. Main St. in downtown Greenville. The grand opening of the BlackStream | Christie’s International Real Estate and Art Gallery took place last month. BlackStream | Christie’s serves the Anderson, Greenville, and Spartanburg market with premier brokerage services.

The Ronald McDonald House at 706 Grove Road was recently renovated and reopened to take in more families. Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Carolinas strives to keep families with critically ill or injured children close to each other and to the care and resources they need in the community.

My Place Hotels recently opened its first South Carolina location at 11 Ketron Court in Greenville. My Place Hotels aims to be well-suited to both short- and long-term stays, offering modern amenities at an affordable price.

Susan E. Crocker Inc. Human Resources Consulting recently merged with OneDigital Health and Benefits. The new space is located at 129 Woodruff Place Circle in Simpsonville.


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