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New job title: Civil litigation attorney

Company: Weiner, Shearouse, Weitz, Greenberg &Shawe.

Education: Law degree, University of Georgia School of Law



New job title: Doctor of medical dentistry

Company: Rosenthal Dental Group

Duties: General dentistry, implants, cosmetic and bite problems.

Education: Bachelor’s degree, Georgia Institute of Technology; Doctor of dental medicine, Medical College of Georgia

Related experience: Fellowship, Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital, Columbia, S.C.



New job title: Cardiologist

Company: SouthCoast Health

Related experience: Providence Hospital and Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C.

Education: Doctor of Medicine degree, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine.



New job title: Infectious disease physician

Company: SouthCoast Health

Related experience: Lone Star Infectious Disease Associates; Tarrant County Infectious Disease Associates.

Education: Doctor of Medicine degree, Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.



New job title: Internal medicine physician

Company: SouthCoast Health, Richmond Hill

Education: Doctor of Medicine degree, The Medical College of Georgia in Augusta

Related experience: Internal Medicine Residency at Memorial Health University


New job title: Sales Manager

Company: Coldwell Banker Platinum Partners

Duties: Oversee residential real estate sales process for Coldwell Banker Platinum Partners offices in Savannah, Pooler and Richmond Hill.

Related experience: Cellular Sales

Education: Graduate of the Realtor Institute


Morton named Employee of the Quarter

Chantel Morton has been recognized as an Employee of the Quarter by the City of Tybee Island. She manages activities of the city’s revitalization/downtown development based program, which uses historic preservation as a foundation for economic development.

Chatham County Republican Party elects new officers

The Chatham County Republican Party elected new officers at their annual county convention meeting on March 11. New officers include Chairman Linda Olson, Co-First Vice Chairmen Ruth Quattlebaum and Joy Povec, Second Vice Chairman Don Hodges, Third Vice Chairman Leonard Massey, Treasurer Chris Blaine, Secretary Sally Blaine and Assistant Secretary Mary Flanders. Each officer serves a two-year term and represents Chatham County during annual district and state Republican Party conventions.

First Bank of Coastal Georgia earns top rating

First Bank of Coastal Georgia, Pembroke and Richmond Hill has been listed as a top performer, earning a 5-Star rating from bank rating firm BAUER FINANCIAL. A five-star rating indicates that this bank excels in areas of capital adequacy, profitability, asset quality and more.

Hospice Savannah Foundation names board

Newly elected officers for the Hospice Savannah Foundation board for 2107-18 are Chair Fran Kaminsky, Vice Chair Connie Darbyshire and Secretary/Treasurer Amy Piersol. New trustees are Bruce Barragan, Armstrong State University’s Master of Health Services Administration Program’s executive-in-residence; Lisa Dean, vice president and senior relationship manager, Synovus Trust Co.; Frank Brown, CFO, Colonial Group; Stephanie Lindley, CEO, Byrd Cookie Co.; and community volunteer Nancy Sheets.


Officers named for Steward Center for Palliative Care

The newly elected officers for The Steward Center for Palliative Care, a program of Hospice Savannah Inc., are Chair Kathleen Benton; Vice Chair Grant Lewis; and Secretary/Treasurer Holden Hayes. New board member is Anthony Costrini, founding partner of Southeast Lung Associates.


Edwards earns Driver of the Month

Thomas Edwards has been chosen as Driver of the Month for March for NLaws Produce Inc. He has been with the company since February 2015.