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New job title: Sales associate

Company: Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty

Related experience: Commercial real estate as a contract specialist, Gulfstream Aerospace



New job title: Construction project manager

Company: Parker’s

Duties: Oversee construction of new stores and renovation projects for the company.

Related experience: Assistant project manager, Evan’s General Contractors, Bonitz of Georgia; Owner, Neville’s Roofing and Construction.

Education: associates of Applied Science in Commercial Construction Management, Ogeechee Technical College



New job title: Primary care physician

Company: Richmond Hill Medical Associates

Related experience: Owner of Wilmington Island practice

Education: Medical degree, Mercer University School of Medicine; residency in internal medicine, Greenville Health System, South Carolina.



New job title: Sales manager

Company: Savannah Quarters Realty

Education: Bachelor’s degree, Virginia Tech



New job title: Vice president, relationship manager

Company: BankSouth

Duties: Develop, expand, and retain customer relationships.



New job title: JROTC Senior Army Instructor

Company: Benedictine Military School

Related experience: U.S. Army Aviation intelligence officer with an active TS/SCI security clearance; professor and chair of military science, University of California Berkeley; Deputy commanding officer for rear operations for TF ODIN-Enhanced, U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command, Fort Belvoir, Va.

Education: Bachelor’s in civil engineering, U.S. Military Academy at West Point; master’s in aerospace engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology.



New job title: Commercial sales manager

Company: Lufburrow Realty Co. LLC

Duties: Responsible for business development and expanding brand awareness.

Education: Bachelor’s in communications, Florida Atlantic University.



New job title: Personal Lines account executive

Company: Bernard Williams &Co.

Duties: Help clients plan for the future

Related experience: Team leader, State Farm; dispatcher, Gulfstream Aerospace.



New job title: New business account manager, Personal Lines Division

Company: Bernard Williams &Co.

Duties: Identify new clients, review and create solutions for their personal insurance needs.

Education: Graduate, Brooks Insurance School

Related experience: Account manager, Cay Insurance Services



New job title: Construction inspector

Company: Coleman Co. Inc.

Duties: Provide inspection services for civil engineering projects. Ensure projects comply with state and local municipality requirements.

Education: Bachelor of Science, civil engineering technology, Savannah State University



New job title: Project manager, civil engineering

Company: Coleman Co. Inc.

Duties: Provide civil engineering design for residential, commercial and industrial projects.

Education: Bachelor of Science, civil engineering technology, Georgia Southern University



New job title: Engineering development coordinator

Company: Coleman Co. Inc.

Duties: Direct and provide inspection services for civil engineering projects. Ensure projects comply with state and local municipality requirements.

Education: Bachelor of Science, civil engineering technology, Georgia Southern University



Hospice Savannah names new board, officers

Newly elected officers for the Hospice Savannah Inc. board for 2017-18 are Chair Philip Solomons Jr.; Vice Chair Maura Sovchen; Secretary Bill Keightley; Treasurer Rusty Ross; and Member-at-Large Zeke Gaines. New board members community volunteer Marcia Berens; Radiation Oncologist John Duttenhaver; and Clay Ratterree, partner with Ellis, Painter, Ratterree & Adams LLP.


Dubberley earns volunteer award

The late Charles S. Dubberley received the Moses C. Davis Volunteer of the Year Award for District 3 of the Georgia Credit Union League. He served Savannah Postal Credit Union faithfully for more than three decades, chairing the board for 31 years. Dubberley was nominated for this award in the fall, and passed away in late November.

Cowart an architect Fellow

Gerald Cowart has become a member of the American Institute of Architects’ College of Fellows. Cowart is principal of Cowart Group, Architects.


Weeks in Saber Security spotlight

Saber Security &Investigations Officer Theoron Weeks is in the Saber Team Member Spotlight for the quarter. While patrolling a west Savannah area apartment complex, Weeks noticed that a vacant apartment’s closed window looked different than before. His observation helped result in Metro Police Department’s arrest of three trespassers.