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 Harris J. Darver (BS '09) has been promoted to Senior Manager for McGregor and Company, LLP.

James R. Matthews, II, CPA (MACC '04) has been admitted as a partner with McGregor and Company effective May 1, 2016. He started with the firm as an intern in 2003 while in graduate school, joining the professional staff in 2004. Jamie received his certification as a Public Accountant in 2008. Jamie is based at the firm's Columbia office and has provided audit, review, compilation, tax and consulting services to the Firm's clients for the past 12 years, developing a concentration in automotive dealerships, wholesale distributors, construction companies, closely held businesses, and school districts. 


Chelsea Render (IMBA '09) was named Director of Marketing in Bosch's Security Systems Division.

Darrious Baker (MHR ’06) of Huff Lawfirm, LLC earned the firm’s 2012 Diversity Scholarship. The awards are given annually to exceptional minority law students planning legal careers in the Carolinas.

Mallory Baldwin (BS ’05) has been promoted to director of human resources at M.B. Kahn Construction Co., Inc. 

James Bateman (BS ’09) was named the new business development manager for Partnership Alliance.

Seth Black (MACC ’04) was named vice president of portfolio management of EDENS.

Meliah Bowers-Jefferson (BS ’02) has rejoined Wyche P.A.M.

Eric Bowers Jr. (BS ’03) has been promoted to vice president at BB&T.

Ian Bradley (MBA ’06) has been named vice president of finance at T&S Brass and Bronze Works.

Reggie Browning (BS ’03) and Shana Sweeney were married June 8, 2013 at the Rocky Creek Baptist Church in Greenville, S.C. 

Jessica Christophillis (BS ’05) was named one of Greenville Business Magazine's Best & Brightest for 2013.

Jessica and Amanda Gallivan (BS ’05) have joined forces to open a new law firm, Christophillis & Gallivan, P.A., in downtown Greenville, S.C. 

Agata Chydzinski (BS ’04) was selected by The State newspaper for the 2014 Class of top 20 under 40 in Columbia. 

David Clayton (IMBA ’07) was selected by The State newspaper for the 2014 Class of top 20 under 40 in Columbia. 

Douglas Brent Collins (BS ’08) and Megan Jenkins were married at Pawley’s Island Community Church in Pawley’s Island, S.C. 

Phillip Cox (BS ’02) has joined Friends of the Greenville Zoo as co-treasurer.

G.P. Diminich (MIBS ’00) was named as one of The Charleston Regional Business Journal’s “40 Leaders Under Forty.”

Megan Duffy (MACC ’11) has been promoted by The Hoggs Group, P.A. to senior accountant.

Levi Dunton (IMBA ’07) has been selected to command the 615th Aviation Battalion in the U.S. Army. 

Lindsey Fisher (BS ’10) has been promoted to senior associate in the audit group at Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP. 

Elizabeth Garby (BS ’06) and Nicholas Scott Miller were married July 7, 2012 at Tunnel Mountain Meadow in Banff, Alberta.

Melissa Gentry (MBA ’02) was named to the American Public Works Association National Top Ten Public Works Leaders of the Year list.

Aaron Gilchrist (BS ’00) was selected by The State newspaper for the 2014 Class of top 20 under 40 in Columbia. 

Chad Hardaway (MBA ’01) has been named the associate director of innovation for the Faber 

Entrepreneurship Center at USC’s Darla Moore School of Business.

Sydney Hester (BS ’06) and Brookes Versaggi were married May 4, 2013 at Greenfield Plantation in Georgetown, S.C. 

Stephen Hetherington (BS ’09, MACC ’10) was promoted to senior accountant in the Tax and Advisory Services Group at Scott and Company LLC.

David Hibner (IMBA ’07) has been selected to command the 249th Engineer Battalion in the U.S. Army. 

Hannah Horne (MBA ’12) has joined the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce as director of public policy and small business.

Samantha L. Howard (BS ’09) and Jacob Leitzsey IV were married July 14, 2012 at First Baptist Church in Columbia, S.C.

Mikee Johnson (MBA ’03) was selected as the winner of the Jobs for America’s Graduates – National Workforce Development Leadership Award.

Peter Insabella (BS ’04) has joined South Atlantic Bank as vice president and mortgage loan officer.

Shawn Kelley (PMBA ’09) has been promoted to executive creative director at HMH Agency.

David Kirkpatrick Jr.  (BS ’02, MBA ’07) has joined SCBT Wealth Management Group as senior vice president and portfolio manager.

Ryan Labrooy (BS ’09) was promoted to senior accountant in the Tax and Advisory Services Group at Scott and Company LLC.

Jerrell Moore (MHR/JD ’04) received the 2014 Darla Moore School of Business Distinguished Young Alumnus Award. 

Brian Neumann (BS ’01) was a part of the Hilton Head-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce 2014 leadership class.

David Nicole (MBA ’09) was appointed president and chief executive officer of United Way of Allen County. 

Ryan Padgett (BS ’07) and Dr. Amanda Peck were married May 25, 2013 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Greenville, S.C.

Mike Pennington (BS ’08) was named one of Greenville Business Magazine's Best & Brightest for 2013.

Gary Pope Jr. (IMBA ’09) was selected for the 2014 class of Leadership Columbia.

Mary Rhoden (MBA ’09) and John Whitehead Jr. were married on June 21, 2014 at St. John’s United Methodist Church in Aiken, S.C.

Sarah Robinson (BS ’09) and Edward Lee were married on March 29, 2014 at Shandon United Methodist Church in Columbia, S.C.

John Rooney (BS ’09) and Rebecca Gutta were married on April 5, 2014 at Covenant United Methodist Church in Greer, S.C.

Andrew Saleeby (MACC ’08) has joined McNair Law Firm’s Columbia office as an associate. 

Wil Saleeby (MBA ’10) has been named vice president of engineering and operations at Palmetto Electric Cooperative.

Jim Schwaller (BS ’01) and his wife, Maria, welcomed their son James Ryan Schwaller on Feb. 8, 2013. 

Justin Sharp (BS ’08) was selected by the Charlotte Business Journal for the 2014 class of top 40 under 40 in Charlotte. 

Mark Shioleno (MBA ’07) has joined Oxeon AB as a sales manager. 

Gregory Smith Jr. (BS ’07) has joined Weichert Realtors as a staff member. 

Kyle Snipes (PMBA ’10) has been hired as director of business development for Harper Corporation General Contractors. 

Charles Stinger III (IMBA ’04) and Diana Zeitzer were married Sept. 29, 2012 at The Kings Contrivance restaurant in Columbia, Md. 

Robert Sucher (BS ’09) and Blair Jones were married March 15, 2014 at St. Johns United Methodist Church in Anderson, S.C.

John Till (BS ’03) has been named as a relationship manager for the Orangeburg AgSouth Farm Credit office. 

Brian Trauth (BS ’01) has joined The Capital Corporation’s team of investment bankers as principal. 

George Walter (IMBA ’07) has been selected to command the 6th Engineer Battalion in the U.S. Army. He was also selected as a 2013 DARPA fellow. 

Cody S. Wigington (BS ’09) has joined Holland & Knight, LLP’s Atlanta, Ga. office as a trial 

attorney assisting clients in commercial litigation.

William Young III (BS ’03, JD ’06) and Octavia Culbertson were married on Nov. 8, 2014 at Mauldin United Methodist Church in Mauldin, S.C.