Business briefs for November 3rd-9th

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American Legion Beaufort Post 9 is striving to promote both patriotism and businesses in the Beaufort area by calling attention to those that proudly display the U.S. flag at their location. Post 9 presents those enterprises with a framed certificate thanking them. Here, Terri Ely of Spectrum Graphic Arts accepts a certificate from Post Commander Chuck Lurey.
American Legion Beaufort Post 9 is striving to promote both patriotism and businesses in the Beaufort area by calling attention to those that proudly display the U.S. flag at their location. Post 9 presents those enterprises with a framed certificate thanking them. Here, Terri Ely of Spectrum Graphic Arts accepts a certificate from Post Commander Chuck Lurey.

Digital corridor manager selected 

Karen Warner has been selected as program manager for the Beaufort Digital Corridor initiative, the city’s ambitious public-private business development effort to attract, nurture and promote tech and knowledge-based companies in Beaufort.

The Beaufort Digital Corridor’s main focus is the advancement of Beaufort’s tech and creative economy. Innovative companies, as defined by the BDC, are businesses and entrepreneurs offering incremental and transformational approaches to their respective business models.

Warner brings to the Beaufort Digital Corridor a broad level of professional experience, including working in the tech industry, venture capital and executive coaching, where she helped companies leverage their most important asset – people.

“The city of Beaufort expects to successfully develop its economy by applying the same innovative and transformative principles that have led neighboring Charleston to successfully diversify her economy with high-wage tech and knowledge-based companies,” said Beaufort City manager, William Prokop. “I believe we have selected the right candidate to lead the Beaufort Digital Corridor forward.”

MLS hires new services associate

The Multiple Listing Service of Hilton Head Island (HHIMLS) has hired Lance Sutton as its Member Services Associate.

Sutton is responsible for providing support on all HHIMLS technology-based products, maintaining relationships with MLS members, assisting new members and a host of other duties.

Sutton served five years in the United States Marine Corps before being honorably discharged as a corporal. He then earned two associate’s degrees in general technology and industrial technology from the Technical College of the Lowcountry in Beaufort while serving as an intern at HHIMLS.

“Lance started as an intern with us, and we soon realized that his impressive versatility would make him a great permanent addition to our high-paced, extremely busy office,” said Colette Stevenson, chief operating officer at HHIMLS. “So we recruited him to take on two very important roles at HHIMLS – keeping our technology current and running smoothly, and providing member services, which is one of the most important aspects of our business.”

For more information, visit athiltonheadmls.com or call 843-785-9696.

New stylist joins Aqua Med Spa

Rachael Prichard has joined Aqua Med Spa and Salon’s as a stylist/esthetician. Aqua Med Spa is located at 2206 Mossy Oaks Road in Port Royal. Aqua Med Spa and Salon is an all-inclusive medical spa and salon, that promises to provide convenient and luxurious accommodations while enhancing your natural beauty. To book at appointment, call 843-522-9179.

Callawassie Island renews real estate contract

Callawassie Island has renewed its partnership with Coastal Real Estate Solutions II (CRES II) as its on-island dedicated sales team for the next three years. Coastal Real Estate Solutions II has been handling Callawassie’s real estate needs for the past five years, giving its team an intimate knowledge of the community’s amenities, property values and overall lifestyle. Agents Joe Kearney, Drew Seivold, Emily Kearney and Jeremy Taylor are available at the Callawassie Island Welcome Center for real estate needs. For more information, visit CallawassieIsland.com or call 843-987-2125.

group46 wins two Pinnacle Awards

group46 took home two Pinnacle Awards at the HBASC State Convention held Oct. 21-23 in Charleston.

Held by the Home Builders Association of South Carolina (HBASC), the Pinnacle Awards are awarded to the best builders and remodelers in the state, along with marketing professionals who are HBASC members. The work done by group46’s team was recognized in the Sales and Marketing category for Best Internet Website for an Associate Member.

One of group46’s key missions is to help businesses understand and appreciate the necessity of a clear and powerfully directed brand.

group46 also took home an award in the Sales and Marketing category for the Best Internet Website for a Builder/Developer for Brighton Builders.

“Our team is thrilled to have won such prestigious awards. We are dedicated to crafting tangible results that are innovative and exciting, and we are very pleased with the work we have been providing for our clients,” said president of group46, Ryan Lockhart. Visit www.grp46.com.

Weichert adds new assistant manager

Amy McCormick has been named assistant manager of Weichert Realtors’ Bluffton office.

In this role, McCormick will help oversee the daily operations of the Bluffton office, coordinate agent trainings provided by Weichert and assist with the mentoring and coaching of both new and current real estate agents.

McCormick came to Weichert Realtors-Coastal Properties with many years of project management experience after working in the commercial printing industry.

In other Weichert news, Nick Conte has joined the agency’s sales team.

Born and raised in New Jersey, he earned his MBA from Rutgers Graduate School of Management. He lived and worked in the NY/NJ/PA tristate area, where he managed information technology projects for the Wall Street Journal. After working in IT for a while in Bluffton and Atlanta, he purchased commercial properties in Bluffton.

Conte is a member of the Hilton Head Association of Realtors. He is based in the Bluffton office and can be reached at 843-633-3227.

For more information about Weichert, call 843-341-3700 or visit www.WeichertCP.com.

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