Snelling Staffing Services Celebrated their 60th Anniversary Nationally on June 10, 2011.
Locally, since 1982, Snelling Staffing of the Midlands has been a human resources partner in connecting businesses with talented employees in clerical, light industrial, healthcare, and executive positions.
Snelling Staffing Services of the Midlands’ Business Development Manager, Natalie Cobb Henderson, is the recipient of the Snelling Staffing Corporate 2011 Top Sales Award. Business Developers from across the country participated in hopes of winning the latest iPad2. Ms. Henderson received the engraved iPad2 and a gift certificate recently. She covers the Midlands territory finding new business opportunities and developing creative staffing solutions for Snelling clients.
UK Guide Ranks America’s Leading Business Lawyers
Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A. Included in Top Rankings
COLUMBIA, SC – Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A., one of the largest and oldest corporate business and litigation law firms in the Carolinas, is pleased to announce that the firm again received numerous distinctions in the recently released Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, the annual UK guide that ranks American law firms and lawyers by state and practice areas.
The 2011 edition of Chambers USA stated, “With more than 30 corporate attorneys spread across the South Carolina offices, Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd is a strong presence in South Carolina. Supported by the strength of its banking practice, the firm’s corporate group is particularly recognized for its bond work, municipal transactions and tax-exempt finance work.”
In South Carolina, Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A. is ranked at the top tier of law firms in the practice areas of:
- Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions
- Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions: Banking & Finance
Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd is also recognized for its experience in the practice areas of:
- General Commercial Litigation
- Real Estate
Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd attorneys from the Charleston, Columbia and Greenville offices are regarded as leading practitioners in U.S. law firms and are recognized as “leaders in their fields” including:
Real Estate Practice
- Anne S. Ellefson, Shareholder in the Firm’s Greenville office, and Managing Director of Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A.
- John B. McArthur, Shareholder in the Firm’s Columbia office, and member of the Firm’s Management Committee
- David M. Swanson, Shareholder in the Firm’s Charleston office
Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions
- William C. (Bill) Boyd, Shareholder in the Firm’s Columbia office
- George S. (Chip) King, Shareholder in the Firm’s Columbia office, also recognized for Banking & Finance
- Kathleen C. (Kathy) McKinney, Shareholder in the Firm’s Greenville office, also recognized for Banking & Finance
In recognizing key individuals practicing at Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, Chambers USA said, “George (Chip) King is recognized for his expertise in financial regulation, corporate and securities advice, and traditional M&A work. He acts as lead counsel in many of the firm’s largest cases, and sources call him ‘an institution in banking law.’”
The UK guide also said, “Kathleen (Kathy) McKinney is considered one of the premier bond lawyers in the state and is well known for her tax-exempt financing work.”
“William (Bill) Boyd is a longtime corporate lawyer who is respected by peers across the state. Well known for his expertise in complex corporate transactions, Boyd has recently been focusing a significant part of his practice on large-scale industrial development projects,” said the Chambers’ commentary. A former board chair of the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, Boyd continues to be recognized as a “Senior Statesman,” a Chambers USA category for name partners who are admired throughout the profession and enjoy immense prestige.
Boyd, Ellefson, King, McKinney, McArthur, and Swanson are consistently included also in The Best Lawyers in America®.
About Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A.
Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A. provides business, litigation, financial legal services, and government relations services to national and international clients. The law firm represents numerous international companies from more than 20 countries. With a history dating back more than 100 years, it is one of the largest law firms in the Carolinas with more than 130 attorneys with offices in Charleston, Columbia, Florence, Greenville, and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and Washington, D.C. Visit www.hsblawfirm.com for additional information.
About Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business
For the United Kingdom’s guide, the ranking results are gathered through thousands of confidential interviews conducted with clients and lawyers, with greater weighting given to the views of the clients. Chambers USA. The publication ranks law firms and individual lawyers in bands from 1-6, with band 1 representing the highest mark of achievement.
This annual guide’s research is conducted by a team of 50+ full-time researchers interviewing clients and lawyers in all 50 United States. The research methodology employed by Chambers has been approved by the British Market Research Bureau. For more information, visit www.chambersandpartners.com.
DoubleTree by Hilton Puts Down Roots in Columbia
Ribbon Cutting Officially Welcomes New Hotel to the Market
Columbia, SC— Today Richland and Lexington counties welcomed the new DoubleTree by Hilton to the Columbia market with a ceremonial ribbon cutting at the new hotel.
Top officials from Richland and Lexington counties and from Hilton corporate were present for the ribbon cutting ceremony that officially opened the new hotel in Columbia.
“DoubleTree by Hilton is a world-class brand and I am pleased to be here today to help open this new hotel in our market,” said Mayor Randy Halfacre, President, Lexington Chamber of Commerce. “I wish this hotel and its staff continued success in this area.”
“We’ve been working extremely hard getting the hotel ready for today,” said Pamela Stoy, Director of Sales and Marketing for the hotel. “We’ve made some major changes in accordance to the DoubleTree by Hilton brand, adding Hilton guest room amenities and the signature Sweet Dreams Experience bedding.”
The hotel has also undergone extensive outside changes in appearance with a completely new façade that reflects a new, updated and contemporary image.
“This is a spectacular property, in a prime location, with a fantastic restaurant,” said Matt Ricker, General Manager, DoubleTree by Hilton. “By becoming a member of the Hilton family, we are able to elevate the hotel to a higher status and offer visitors a new level service.”
The new Columbia DoubleTree by Hilton, formerly known as the Radisson Hotel and Convention Center Columbia, has been a staple hotel in the market for years. The hotel features 238 contemporary guest rooms, has over 22,000 sq. ft. of flexible conference/social event space and has the largest ballroom in the area. It is also home to the locally famous Columbos Italian Eatery & Prime Steaks Restaurant & Lounge that will continue as the restaurant for the new hotel.
The hotel is located at 2100 Bush River Road near the intersection of I-20 and I-26. For more information about the new DoubleTree by Hilton in Columbia, contact Rebecca Mangum by phone at 803.254.4334 or e-mail at email@example.com.
ADS Security Expands Service in South Carolina
with Columbia Market Entry
Nashville, TN – ADS Security (ADS) has expanded their service area in South Carolina by offering their security services to the Columbia market. This new expansion marks ADS’ first entry into a major metropolitan area in South Carolina and is part of a plan to increase their presence throughout the state. Previously, ADS service was only available in southern parts of South Carolina near Augusta, Georgia.
Established in 1990, ADS has secured its position as an industry leader with a broad portfolio of residential and commercial security services including burglary, fire, video and access control. ADS is ranked 24th in the nation among approximately 14,000 electronic security firms in the United States according to the 21st annual Top 100 rankings compiled by Security Distributing & Marketing (SDM), a leading industry publication.
Columbia residents are now able to take advantage of ADS’s advanced suite of security technologies; including wireless monitoring, ADS® Aniware® mobile management, ADS RemoteView® video surveillance and ADS SecureDoor® access control. Additionally, they will have access to ADS’ Tennessee based, award-winning, CSAA1 Five Diamond monitoring facility and a new website (www.adssecurity.com) offering a customer portal with online bill pay.
About ADS Security
Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, ADS Security, L.P., is ranked the 24th largest electronic security alarm firm in the nation according to the 21st annual Top 100 rankings compiled by Security Distributing & Marketing (SDM), a leading industry publication. ADS Security is the only Tennessee-based company to hold a position among SDM’s prestigious top 25 slots and has ranked in the Top 100 for 20 consecutive years.
ADS Security was established in Nashville in 1990 and currently serves over 70,000 businesses, industrial facilities and residences throughout the southeastern United States. ADS Security provides a full range of burglar and fire alarms, as well as video surveillance and access control systems.
ADS Security operates the only UL-listed1 Central Station monitoring operation in Middle Tennessee. Each Central Station Operator at ADS has earned the CSAA2 Five Diamond Central Station Certificate, the highest training certification available in the industry.
Visit the ADS Security website at adssecurity.com.
Download ADS brochures at scribd.com/adssecurity.