Marcus Tanner

S. Marcus Tanner has been appointed as the new executive director for Second Helpings. He succeeds Lili Coleman, who has retired after leading the organization for four years.

Second Helpings is a nonprofit food rescue organization striving to eliminate hunger in the South Carolina Lowcountry.

Tanner brings extensive leadership, operations management, project and program oversight, team development, and community relations experience to the executive director role. 

A native of northwest Tennessee, Tanner began his Marine Corps career as an enlisted Marine in 1994 as an infantryman, and became an officer in 2009. Over his 27-year career, his roles have included numerous management and program director positions. He was deployed to Iraq, Afghanistan and various countries in Africa and the Mediterranean.

Tanner and his wife, Stephanie, and their children, Hudson, 14, and Kinsley, 8, live in Bluffton.

For more information visit secondhelpingslc.org or call 843-689-3689.

 

 

Doug Langhals

Doug Langhals, head of school at Hilton Head Christian Academy (HHCA) in Bluffton, was honored with South Carolina Independent School Association’s (SCISA) top leadership award at its annual Headmaster’s conference in November in Orangeburg.

The Dr. Charles S. Aimar Educational Leadership Award is presented annually to a South Carolina head of school that exhibits outstanding leadership and personal dedication to their individual school community. It is the Association’s highest honor.

SCISA comprises more than 130 schools throughout South Carolina and Georgia.

Langhals was named HHCA Head of School in 2016 after serving for 12 years as a bible mentor, campus pastor, and an integral part of the school’s administrative leadership team.

Notable accomplishments throughout his tenure include leading the school through the process of building and moving to its new 27-acre campus in Bluffton. Under his leadership, faculty and staff have trained with international experts in the transition to a transformative educational model combining contemporary project-based learning practices with Christian principles.

 

 

Cindi Armacost

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Two new employees have joined the design sales team at the new StoneWorks Bluffton showroom at 11 Sheridan Park, Suite 3.

Cindi Armacost is a professional interior designer with a degree in interior design and more than 30 years of experience. The past 10 years, Armacost worked as a designer and an architectural and design account rep in the commercial sector as a commercial project specifier for a large tile distributor and a major East Coast flooring distributor.

In her new role at StoneWorks, she will be working with builders, designers, and architects and their customers on new construction projects and remodels. Armacost will assist customers in the selections of countertops, vanities, outdoor grill tops, fireplace surrounds and tile.

Sydney Egnor joins the team as a sales consultant and will work with new retail clients. Egnor has spent her entire life in the Lowcountry and her family has been a valued part of StoneWorks’ growth over the years, giving her the expertise to advise her customers in their stone and tile selections unique to Lowcountry living.

Previously, Egnor worked for 5 years as a new car ordering specialist for BMW.