Category Archives: Finance

Merrill Lynch Financial Advisor Michael Phemister Velasco Earns Certified Private Wealth AdvisorSM Certification

[caption id="attachment_11780" align="alignleft" width="300"] Michael Phemister Velasco[/caption] Columbia, S.C. – Merrill Lynch today announced that Michael Phemister Velasco, financial advisor of Merrill Lynch’s Columbia office, recently earned the Certified Private Wealth AdvisorSM (CPWA®) certification awarded by the Investment Management Consultants Association. This specialized education credential is awarded to individuals who are trained to work with…
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Murphy Business & Financial Corporation LLC Welcomes West Columbia Office

Nation’s Premier Business Brokerage Firm to Meet Demand in Lexington and Richland County and Beyond COLUMBIA, S.C. – Murphy Business & Financial Corporation LLC, North America’s leading, full-service business brokerage firm with more than 180 offices in the United States and Canada, recently announced the opening of an office serving Columbia, Columbia and surrounding communities…
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Senior Public Finance and Securities Attorney Bill Musser Joins Pope Flynn

Columbia, South Carolina – August 15, 2017 Bill Musser, a senior public finance, securities and corporate attorney with more than thirty years of experience in complex financing transactions, has joined Pope Flynn, a South Carolina-based law firm concentrating in public finance, governmental law, and procurement and construction. Before joining Pope Flynn, Musser was a partner with…
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Resource Financial launches online customer services

Resource Financial Services, an independently owned full-service mortgage company serving the southeast, is pleased to announce the launch of Resource RPM (Rapid Process Mortgage), its secure cloud-based technology that enables customers to complete their mortgage experience online. Resource’s RPM technology allows customers to complete a paperless loan application, upload their required documents and complete the…
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Heyward Cathcart of Columbia Honored by Guild Mortgage

Named to Exclusive President’s Club, with $32 Million in Loans in 2016 Columbia, SC [June 08, 2017] – Guild Mortgage Co., one of the fastest-growing independent mortgage banking companies in the country, has named Heyward Cathcart of Columbia  to its exclusive President’s Club, placing him in the top 9.7% of all Guild loan officers. Cathcart;NMLS…
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South Carolina Earns Financial Reporting Award for 29th Consecutive Year

Columbia, S.C. – For the 29th consecutive year, S.C. Controller Richard Eckstrom’s office has received a prestigious national award for the high quality of the financial information it prepares. The accolade, a “Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting,” confers special recognition on the state’s 2016 comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). Eckstrom’s office produces…
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Keenansuggs | Hub Recognizes Eric Elkins Top Of Table Achievement

[caption id="attachment_9487" align="alignnone" width="1416"] Eric Elkins[/caption] MDRT membership is exclusive to world’s leading financial professionals COLUMBIA, S.C. – KeenanSuggs|HUB International top advisor, Eric Elkins, has qualified for Top of the Table of the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT). Elkins has been a consistent Top of the Table qualifier throughout the years with a local market…
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USDA Seeks Grant Applications for Rural Energy from Businesses and Agriculture Producers

COLUMBIA, S.C., Mar 6, 2017 — USDA Rural Development is accepting grant applications from rural businesses interested in energy efficiency upgrades or the installation of renewable energy systems. USDA Rural Development is accepting applications until March 31 for funding through the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP). USDA Rural Development seeks to support economic development…
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Clint Hammond Wins Mortgage Professional Of The Year Award For Fourth Straight Year

Mortgage Network’s Columbia, South Carolina branch manager recognized for another excellent year by the Building Industry Association [caption id="attachment_8318" align="alignleft" width="268"] Clint and team members at the REGAL Awards dinner. Pictured from left to right - Katherine Traub, Clint Hammond, Catherine Town and Erin Quinn-Killen.[/caption] DANVERS, MA — March 8, 2017 — Mortgage Network, Inc.,…
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