Business briefs

Rosenbaum-Bloom moves practice

Dr. Laura Rosenbaum-Bloom recently relocated her psychiatric practice from Bow Circle to 4101 Main St., Suite C, Hilton Head Island. Rosenbaum-Bloom has a private psychiatric practice, Main Street Psychiatry & Psychotherapy, where she sees children, adolescents and adults for psychotherapy, psychiatric evaluation and medication management. Call 843-342-6000.

Stephens Pharmacy moves

Stephens Pharmacy has moved to Pineland Station, 430 William Hilton Parkway, Suite 302 B. Call 843-686-3735.

New director of clinical trial research

Rebecca McCunn has joined South
 Carolina Cancer Specialists as director of its clinical trial research program. The practice currently has 15 active trials on cancer prevention. Visit or call 843-689-9267.

New hires for new restaurant

The following have joined SERG Group’s Skull Creek Boathouse: Stephen Flannery as restaurant manager; Nick Unangst as executive chef and managing partner; Chris Spargur as bar manager and managing partner; and Josh McAtee as general manager. Flannery has more than 25 years experience in the hospitality industry and has lived in the Lowcountry for more than 27 years. Spargur has been with the SERG Restaurant Group for more than a year as the general manager of WiseGuys Restaurant and Wine Bar. Unangst is moving to Skull Creek Boathouse from Frankie Bones Restaurant & Lounge. He has been executive chef and managing partner there for five years. McAtee joins the Boathouse as the general manager. He has more than 12 years experience in the restaurant industry.

Lyons, Gregory join Frankie Bones

Luke Lyons has been named executive chef at the SERG Group’s Frankie Bones Restaurant and Lounge. He has more than 15 years experience in the culinary arts and joined Frankie Bones in 2008. Additionally, Chris Gregory has been named the restaurant’s manager. He has more than 20 years in the hospitality and restaurant industry.

Archaeology Society officers named

The 2010 slate of officers for the Archaeology Society of SC/Hilton Head chapter are George Stubbs, president; Mary Lou Brewton, vice president; Bob Campbell, secretary; and Richard Smith, treasurer. 

Gilleland, Payne joins Weichert Realtors

Ned Gilleland has recently joined Weichert Realtors-Coastal Properties Commercial Division. He has worked in commercial property development and commercial leasing with 15 years of commercial experience on Hilton Head Island and in Bluffton. He can be reached at 843-384-7327. John Payne also recently joined Weichert Realtors. He has been a licensed real estate agent for seven years.  He can be reached at 843-368-2536.

Tuney joings MGM in Sun City

Andrew “Jack” Tuney has joined MGM Real Estate LLC in Sun City as a partner with Evelyn Meeder, Jerry Guyer and Shirley Knight. He was with Del Webb from 1996-2009 and was the sales person of the year eight times.

Art League names new board members

The Art League of Hilton Head’s 2010 board of directors are Cynthia Chiappetta, president; Carolyn Males, vice president; Betsy Doughtie, treasurer; and Kaye Black, secretary. Other board members are Vickie Jourdan, gallery; Marajeane Zodtner, art academy; Jo Dye, membership; Juliana Kim, education; Susan Knight, special events; Gabriele Hoffmann, publicity; and Donna Varner, art advisory council. Three new members at-large have also joined the Art League board. They are David Clark, Larry Heichel and Emily Wilson. Other members are Terry Brennan, Michael Cofield, Ted Jordan and Jane Joseph.

Weilenman named to nursing board

Shelly Weilenman, vice president of Patient Care Services at Coastal Carolina Hospital, has been appointed to a two-year term on the South Carolina Board of Nursing’s Advisory Committee on Nursing. Weilenman will represent small and rural hospitals in the state.

Dozier named to banking board

Robert F. Dozier, Jr. was recently named to the CoastalSouth Bancshares, Inc. board of directors. He was elected to the position following a vote of the CoastalSouth Bancshares, Inc. board of directors, representing the parent company of CoastalStates Bank, which is headquartered on Hilton Head Island.

New members at Sun City, The Haven, Riverside

Nona Story, Teresa Lawson, and Charlotte Main recently joined the Pulte/Del Webb sales team at Sun City Hilton Head and The Haven at New Riverside. Story worked in sales and became the vice president of sales & marketing for Craftbuilt Homes. Lawson was in sales & marketing for The Cypress of Hilton Head and TidePointe, where she was named top salesperson of the year for several consecutive years. Main recently moved to Bluffton from Edisto Island, where she worked as a Realtor with Prudential Kapp/Lyons Realty since 2002.

New hire at Island Photo and Camera

Elizabeth Sanders has been named marketing director of Island Photo and Camera in the Fresh Market Shoppes. She has extensive marketing and retail experience, and will be responsible for a new venture in business-to-business print marketing. Call 843-842-5252.

New board members at First Steps

Beaufort County First Steps to School Readiness new board members are: Judy Babalis, Beaufort; Annelisa Bindra, Fripp Island; Dr. Cynthia Bolton-Gary, Hilton Head; Makayla Huskey, Lady’s Island; Greta Newcomb Lopez, St. Helena; Nakindra Williams, Yemassee; and Sylvia Williams, Beaufort. The following officers were elected: Dr. Kathy Carter, board chair, Hilton Head; Keith Davis, vice chair, Bluffton; Nan Krueger, secretary, Beaufort; and Leroy Gillard, treasurer, Lady’s Island. Other members of the board of directors include Wendy Allen, Beaufort; Myrna Bolden, Beaufort; Julia Burnes, Beaufort; Francis Pringle Cherry, Beaufort; York Glover, St. Helena; Ronald Manyin, Fripp Island; Kay Newsome, Lady’s Island; Gloria Settles, Lady’s Island; and Veronica Williams, Bluffton. 

New officers for Memory Matters

The board of directors of Memory Matters elected a new slate of officers at its annual meeting in January. John Weymouth will replace David Russert as president. In addition, Joan Webster has been elected vice president; David Rose, treasurer; and Marianne Krall, secretary. Retiring board members David Berger, Harry Shutt and Tom Hendrickson were recognized for their service to the organization. Call 843-842-6688.

Chiropractors announce nutritional program

Drs. Holly and Sean Matteo have been named Core Market Leaders for the Hilton Head Island/Bluffton/Savannah region for xxxx. They are holding weekly meetings at noon every Thursday in their offices on Hilton Head Island and in Bluffton. Topics include in-home nutritional testing and high-protein snacks for kids. Call 843-338-4411 or visit

SACS opens its doors

Savannah Analytical & Consulting Services, a certified indoor air quality business, recently opened in Bluffton. Barry J. Vance is the managing partner of the firm and is registered and certified by the Association of Energy Engineers as a Certified Indoor Air Quality Professional. Derrick Snyder has joined the company as the business development manager. He is responsible for formulating business strategies and providing guidance and expert advice to new and existing clients. Call 843-837-2902.

Green design company has sprouted

e. paul wal landscape architects llc, a local land-planning and landscape architecture company, has opened and specializes in "green" design practices. Award-winning designer and owner Eric Paul Walsnovich has more than 17 years of landscape design, construction and management experience. E-mail; or call 843-540-2462.

Jaccard earns Certified Chief Executive title

Scott Jaccard, general manager and chief operating officer of Colleton River Plantation Club, achieved the designation of Certified Chief Executive with the Club Managers Association of America. Jaccard was approved after successfully meeting requirements in club management experience, education and association activity. 

Planicka completes Special Enrollment Examination

Dale Planicka, of DMP Financial Services LLC, has successfully completed a three-part Special Enrollment Examination and has earned the privilege of representing taxpayers before the IRS. 
Call 843-681-2100 or visit

Silcox re-certified by ACAC

Tim Silcox, owner of Healthy Environments Inc., has met the specific standards and qualifications of the re-certification process, including continued professional development, and has been re-certified as a microbial remediation supervisor by the American Council for Accredited Certification. Call 843-757-5522 or visit

Wallace earns designation

Stephen S. Wallace, of Weichert, Realtors Coastal Properties, has been awarded the Accredited Buyer’s Representation designation by the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council. He joins more than 30,000 real estate professionals in North America who have earned the designation. Call 843-540-4282; e-mail,; or visit

Farmer named security officer of year

The Security Directors of South Carolina and the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office recently presented Sgt. Joseph Farmer, of Hilton Head Plantation Security Department, with the 2009 Security Officer of the Year Award.

Bayyoud named green professional

Beaufort County building inspector Hakim Bayyoud recently earned the Certified Green Professional designation from the National Association of Home Builders. Bayyoud is an engineer who serves as the county’s chief plans examiner.

Stoneworks earns accreditation

Stoneworks, Inc., of Hilton Head and Bluffton, has earned the designation of Marble Institute of America Accredited Natural Stone Fabricator. There are approximately 100,000 natural stone fabrication businesses in the U.S. and only 35 of them are MIA accredited companies. Call 843-689-6980.

Albright earns designation

Collins Group Realty buyer specialist Andrea Albright has been awarded the Accredited Buyer’s Representation designation by the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council. Call 843-341-6300.

Porsche named premier dealership

Porsche has named Porsche of Hilton Head a 2010 Porsche Premier Dealer. This award, which is given to just 25 of the German car company’s 202 U.S. dealerships, recognizes dealers who consistently go above and beyond Porsche’s high customer standards and demonstrate a true passion for the brand and its customers.

Briggs named woman of the year

Mary M. Briggs, executive director of the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra, was named 2009 Zonta Woman of the Year. The award recognizes a local woman who has made significant contributions in her profession and has helped to improve the quality of life in our community.