Business Pulse for the Myrtle Beach area: May 14


Carrie Harris has joined South Atlantic Bank as a senior vice president and director of human resources; Kaela Rogers has joined as a customer service representative in the Pawleys Island branch; Ann Jackson has joined as part of the mortgage operations team.

Melinda Parker has joined Coastal Carolina OBGYN as a certified nurse midwife.

George Bell has joined Novant Health Family & Internal Medicine South Brunswick.

William Cary Rowell has been named a financial adviser with Eagle Strategies LLC.


Ronnie Gasque, owner of Gasque Insurance Agency, has been recognized by Allstate with the Inner Circle Elite award.

Grand Strand Health has announced winners of the Awards of Distinction. The Frist Humanitarian Award winners include Jarratt Lark for the Physician Award, Carl Habeck for the Employee Award and Maureen Dwyer for the Volunteer Award. The Excellence in Nursing Award winners include James Cimineri for Compassionate Care and Virginia McCarey for Professional Mentoring. The Innovator Award winners include Monica Mills for Financial Impact, Charles D. Williams for Quality and Patient Safety and Amanda Neace for Service Excellence.


Be Well Meals & Juice Bar has opened at 121 Gateway Road in Myrtle Beach. For information, visit

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