1. HODGE JOINS COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF THE LOWCOUNTRY 

Lisa Hodge has joined Community Foundation of the Lowcountry as a program associate. Hodge will support grant and scholarship applicants; serve as liaison to giving circles, nonprofit agencies and scholarship funds; perform general accounting functions and work in various data management platforms. 

STONEWORKS WELCOMES SALES REPRESENTATIVE

Carole May has been hired as an outside sales representative at StoneWorks. May is responsible for developing professional relationships and connecting different industries with the StoneWorks mission. Her professional background includes sales positions in the wholesale and retail industries, including the furniture industry and outside sales for soft goods.

1. HOSPICE CARE OF THE LOWCOUNTRY NAMES DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

James Dismond has been named director of development at Hospice Care of the Lowcountry. Originally from Tompkinsville, Ky., he attended Berea College and Marshall University. 

HILTON HEAD WOMAN EARNS HUB INTERNATIONAL AWARD

Kristin Hayrinen of Hilton Head was recognized by HUB International as a 2019 SHARP Award winner. Hayrinen is one of six 2019 SHARP recipients from the Carolinas region. Hayrinen has 25 years of experience in the insurance industry. She has been a SHARP recipient for five consecutive years.

BERKELEY HALL CLUB NAMES GENERAL MANAGER/COO

Adam Kushner has been named general manager and chief operating officer of Berkeley Hall Club in Bluffton. Kushner previously served as interim general manager/COO since April. He joined Berkeley Hall Club in 2015 as its golf director. Kushner partnered with the USGA to bring the U.S. Women’s Mid- Amateur Championship to Berkeley Hall Club in September of 2021.

BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY NAMES EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS

Jackie Estes has been hired as Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices’ executive vice president of operations. Estes has been in real estate since 1983, with extensive experience in real estate owned/corporate properties. 

SWEETGRASS INN COMING TO HILTON HEAD HEALTH 

Weight loss resort Hilton Head Health expects to open the Sweetgrass Inn by January 2021. The 18,000- square-foot property will have 30 guest rooms, a game room and theater room. It will also include a rocking chair porch that overlooks Hilton Head Health’s heated pool. 

COURT ATKINS GROUP RELOCATES TO FORMER RED FISH BUILDING 

Court Atkins Group has renovated and relocated to the former Red Fish Restaurant building in Bluffton. James Atkins said the main goal was to get the firm’s entire team at one location. 

HELP AVAILABLE FOR CORONAVIRUS-RELATED JOB LOSSES 

State officials ordered all bars and restaurant dining rooms closed as of March 18, leaving many in the service industry without jobs. Companies that have to shut down temporarily or lay off workers because of the effects of the virus can apply to get those employees short-term unemployment benefits. The benefits will cover six weeks of pay, but only if employers apply for it. For more information, go to dew.sc.gov. 

LUXURY INN, NEW FITNESS APP COMING TO HILTON HEAD HEALTH 

Hilton Head Health will welcome an 18,000-square-foot Sweetgrass Inn by the end of 2020. The inn will include 30 guest rooms, a game room and theater room. Hilton Head Health visitors will now have the opportunity to stay on-site at the weight loss and wellness resort. Hilton Head Health has also launched H3 On Demand, an all-inclusive digital program that combines fitness, recipes and education videos in one platform. For more information, go to www.h3ondemand.com