Columbia Real Estate Update 8-22-2011
TODAY'S HEADLINES / AUG. 22, 2011
The rapid growth exceeds top executives’ expectation. The company’s local workforce has grown to 400 workers and another 150 are planned to be added by year’s end.
South Carolina Bank and Trust officials say customers will be served at its office at 520 Gervais St. SCBT is still evaluating former BankMeridian offices in Hilton Head Island and Spartanburg.
Michael E. Porter, the Bishop William Lawrence University Professor at Harvard Business School, will be the keynote speaker at a one-day conference on Sept. 22 at the Columbia Marriott Hotel. Porter is a global authority on regional and national strategies to build competitive economies based upon “clusters” of similar businesses.
The a third-party administrator of self-funded health plans for employers in South Carolina and a provider of limited benefit health insurance products nationwide said T. Clayton Kelley has joined the company as director of sales.
The program aims to provide second- and third-year law students legal experience and foster a culture of public service.
Hawkes Learning Systems is seeking a full-time sales professional in educational courseware based in Charleston, S.C. A successful candidate should have 1-3 years of experience. A bachelor's degree, 3.5 GPA, and strong math skills are required. Duties include: nationwide travel to sales presentations, trade shows, and implementation meetings, heavy phone work, market research, and maintenance of contact database. Learn more or apply here.
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