Christyn Gialanella, RN, MSN, CMC, had been enjoying a successful career in nursing, work that she loved, when she had a vision. Looking beyond the boundaries of care management, she envisioned a true nurse advocacy agency that could serve as a voice for patients and families feeling lost in the healthcare system.
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When it comes to a successful real estate transaction, Emily Boatwright believes in collaboration and communication. The mother of two began Boatwright Law Firm in 2017 to assist Lowcountry residents with their real estate transaction needs, while still prioritizing her most important job: motherhood.
The chief candle maker — and co-owner with her husband Leo — of Bluffton Candles, Angie Evangelista began crafting her soy wax creations during a terrifying bout with cancer. The light of these candles, and the friends and family around her, saw her through and guided her to greater success selling her candles online and at festivals around the Lowcountry.
Founded by Robert Moul – Moul, REALTORS® is a boutique Real Estate brokerage renowned for providing the best client experience in the industry while redefining what Real Estate can be. The Leading Ladies of Moul, REALTORS® play a crucial role in this dual mission, raising the bar for excellence and changing the game of Real Estate.
What does it take to make it to the top of the real estate world in a competitive market like Hilton Head Island? It takes tenacity. It takes determination. Whatever it takes, Blanca Martinez has it. Named the top seller in her brokerage firm for 2021, Martinez and her team stop at nothing to get listing clients top dollar for their home, and homebuyers a stress-free experience that ends with them enjoying their dream home.
Stanley Martin Homes has brought its award-winning tradition of excellence to the Lowcountry, and leading the charge locally are Suzy Scholz and Laura Lyons Karrh.
THE WESTIN HILTON HEAD ISLAND RESORT SPA
For Marya Moore, coming to the Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa to serve as director of food and beverage was more than just another step in a storied career. It was a homecoming. “I came to the island when I was 12 on our very first family vacation,” she said. “I got the worst sunburn I’ve ever had, but I will tell you it was like heaven. We ate out every single night, and we never got to do that.”
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Having come to the island from Asheville, Allyson Etheridge has brought a breath of fresh air to local real estate. A trusted Real Estate Advisor from the Carolina Mountains to the Coast and a local leader, she served as a Director for Hilton Head Area Board of Realtors in 2021 and earned back-to-back Realtor Service Awards in 2020 and 2021.
When you visit Regina Banis in her Bluffton office, whether you’re there seeking her counsel in real estate, estate planning, probate, or family law, one thing will certainly stand out. Namely, that the moniker of “Bluffton’s barefoot attorney” is one she comes by honestly.
Ask any parent and they will tell you; the first few years of a child’s life is a time of tremendous growth and change. As a mom and as owner of Moonlit Lullaby, Jillian Atkinson knows the same thing applies to a small business.