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People in the News – April 4, 2022

Contributing Writer //April 4, 2022//

People in the News – April 4, 2022

Contributing Writer //April 4, 2022//

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StubbsMayfieldGoodwyn Mills Cawood has hired Gable Stubbs as vice president of architecture and Jack Mayfield as aviation manager in Charleston. Stubbes will leverage decades of design experience to help the firm deliver projects that will positively impact the region. His previous roles have included founder, partner and principal of architectural firms, most recently serving as principal and director of marketing and business development at SGA|NW. He currently serves as a member of the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce Central Chamber Council; Urban Land Institute South Carolina Government and Management Committee; and the South Carolina Economic Developers Association Conference Board. Mayfield will be responsible for project management mand plan development for aviation clients throughout South Carolina. He has more than 30 years of experience in multidisciplinary project planning, design and construction management on complex aviation projects, serving both air carrier and general aviation airports. His portfolio includes airport improvement projects throughout the region such as the Charleston Executive Airport in Johns Island and Mount Pleasant Regional Airport.

CorteLiollio Architecture has promoted Daniel Corte to associate. Corte joined the Liollio team in 2012 and serves as a federal market champion. He continues to work in Liollio’s design studio on a variety of project types, including federal, community, and healthcare. Some of his recent and award-winning projects include the Charleston International Airport Terminal Redevelopment; South Carolina Parks, Recreation and Tourism Hardeeville Welcome Center; University of South Carolina−Beaufort’s Hilton Head Hospitality Management Campus; city of Charleston’s Bender Street Park Event Space and Community Center; and the National Park Service U.S. Virgin Islands Lind Point Complex.


HareSouthCon Building Group LLC has hired Cantey Hare as business development manager. Cantey is a graduate of the College of Charleston with 35 years of experience in real estate, construction and business development in the Lowcountry. He is a licensed South Carolina realtor and a member of SCEDA, ULI and the Commercial and Investment Division of the Charleston Trident Association of Realtors.


K&L Gates has hired four new attorneys in its Charleston office: John Bozeman, Wes Gangi, Sarah Kamensky and Collin Peck. Bozeman joins the firm’s real estate practice group directly out of law school. He received his B.A. from Washington and Lee University and his J.D. from the University of South Carolina School of Law (cum laude), where he was an editor on the South Carolina Law Review. Gangi joins the firm’s asset management and investment funds group after previously working as an associate at the Chicago office of a global law firm. He received his B.A. from the College of Charleston and his J.D. from Vanderbilt School of Law, where he was an editor for the Environmental Law and Policy Annual Review. Kamensky joins the firm’s real estate finance practice group after spending time as a tax associate at an accounting and advisory firm in Chicago. She earned her B.F.A. from the University of Georgia (cum laude) and her J.D. from the DePaul University College of Law, where she was an editor for The DePaul Journal of Health Care Law. Peck joins the firm’s real estate practice group from the real estate group of an international law firm headquartered in New York City. He received his B.A. from Washington and Lee University and his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law.

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CratesMcDonaldDunes Properties has added Colin Crates and Rick McDonald to their team of realtors. Colin Crates studied political science and international studies at the College of Charleston. After graduating with honors, he began a career in real estate utilizing love of the area to help others call Charleston their home, too. He will work at Dunes’ downtown office. McDonald graduated from Furman University with a B.A. in history and English. For the last 17 years, he has owned a sales representative business focused on business development, strategic planning and sales for manufacturing companies. He’ll work at Dunes’ Bohicket office.

BensonAgentOwned Realty has hired Tim Benson at its Summerville Trolley Road office and Carlos Julio “CJ” Soto Pinero at its Goose Creek office. Benson began his real estate career in the Upstate in 1996. Now a recruiter and trainer for AgentOwned, he also focuses on listing and selling residential and investment property. Soto Pinero joined the real estate profession after serving in the U.S. Air Force, where he specialized in recruiting and retention.

JackrelAvison Young’s Charleston office has promoted Ashley Jackrel to vice president. Jackrel joined Avison Young in 2020. She currently serves on the City of Charleston’s Design Review Board and as an Honorary Commander for Joint Base Charleston, and as the Commercial Representative on the Executive Committee for South Carolina Realtors.

Realtors Ann Coggiola and Brian DeMille have joined The Cassina Group. Both have experience workin in the Charleston real estate industry. Prior to real estate, Coggiola worked as an investigator. She is involved in several nonprofits, including Lowcountry Orphan Relief, Be A Mentor Program, and the Charleston Leadership Foundation, among others. DeMille began his professional career building the May River Golf Course in Bluffton, and later worked on the first three phases of Palmetto Bluff before returning to Charleston.