Bruce Quinn has joined the Hilton Head real estate office of Collins Group Realty as a buyer’s specialist.
Quinn has recently returned to Hilton Head. He and his wife, Kelly, reside in Sea Pines.
Quinn has spent much of his 18-year real estate career working for real estate developers from South Carolina to Texas.
Having grown up here with his parents, who opened Wingfield’s clothing store in 1960, his extensive knowledge of the island will be a great asset to clients.
Collins Group Realty is a leading boutique real estate firm with offices in Hilton Head Island and Bluffton. For more information, visit CollinsGroupRealty.com.
- A Retirement Mortgage seminar will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. March 29 at On Q Financial, 80 Baylor Drive, Suite 113, Bluffton.
Speakers will be mortgage specialists Shari Crook and Amanda Maletz.
Registration is not required.
For more information, call 912-452-2920 or email amanda.maletz@onq financial.com.
- Mameem and Maudie’s Crabby’s Corner Icery has reopened at 7 Lawton St. in Old Town Bluffton.
The walkup window is a source for ice cream, milk shakes, shaved ice and other treats. Hours are noon to 7:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
A grand re-opening celebration will be held March 24.
- The Greenery recently won the Employee-Owned Company of the Year award given annually by the ESOP Carolina Association.
The company will go on to represent the chapter in a nationwide contest.
The Greenery, a landscaping and nursery company based on Hilton Head Island, was started by Berry and Ruthie Edwards in 1973 with a staff of six and two pickup trucks. Their son, Lee Edwards, is now the CEO.
Now in its 10th year as an employee-owned company, the Greenery staff includes more than 650 employees.
Dawn Deeby-Wickline has joined Foundation Realty as a Realtor.
A resident of Hilton Head since 1985, Deeby-Wickline has a wide variety of experience in real estate. Working with local architects, builders, property owner associations and closing attorneys, she has considerable knowledge in the field.
Deeby-Wickline can be reached at 843-422-0889.
Foundation Realty is located at 22 Folly Field Road on Hilton Head Island. For more information, call 843-686-4002 or visit HiltonHeadRealEstates.com.
Mosquito Joe of Hilton Head and Coastal Georgia, celebrating its first year in business, has expanded its service area to include Bluffton, according to owner Greg Polster.
As a result of the growth, Peter Pierson has joined the company as general manager. Pierson, who also is Polster’s cousin, most recently served as a drill instructor in the U.S. Marine Corps.
Mosquito Joe provides mosquito control treatment to residential and commercial customers nationwide.
Each franchise is independently owned, and is also backed by the national network of technical expertise.
For more information, call 912-373-7956 or visit hiltonhead.mosquitojoe .com.
Ray Marinaccio has opened Pool Scouts of the Lowcouantry at 10 Traders Cross in Bluffton.
The company provides pool cleaning, maintenance and minor repair services to residential pool owners. Pool Scouts technicians are trained in testing, monitoring, treating and servicing pools and can provide ongoing service throughout the year.
Marinaccio previously was an attorney for 18 years and always dreamed of owning his own business. While cleaning his pool one day, he began to consider pool maintenance work and franchising opportunities. He has received extensive training and has hired an experienced technician.
Hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. For more information call 843-466-5606, email lowcountry@pool scouts.com or visit lowcountry.pool scouts.com.
Ron Angner Sr. has joined the staff of Play & Gourmet Home Technology and Appliances, where his son Ron Angner Jr. is the CEO.
Angner Sr., who recently retired from the corporate world, brings more than 50 years of experience in computer science, operations and electrical engineering to his new role as general manager of home and kitchen appliances.
Angner’s career began in the late 1960s as a design engineer and supervisor for Bell Labs, for whom he has 21 patents.
He also has worked in network systems and technology for AT&T, and later on developed billing and customer care systems for telephone companies for Advanced Technology Systems.
Before joining the Play & Gourmet staff, he spent 19 years as principal and senior vice president of network operations for a local management consulting company.
Play & Gourmet’s showroom is located on Persimmon Street in Bluffton and is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, visit playandgourmet.com or call 843-815-4292.
Natasha Donaldson of Financial Design Associates, a MassMutual agency, was selected the 2017 Junior Advisor of the Year during the annual awards program and ceremony recently held at the University of North Florida.
Donaldson holds the Series 7 and Series 66 registrations administered by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), which qualifies her to work in securities and in an investment adviser capacity in South Carolina and Georgia.
As a licensed insurance professional, Donaldson can offer annuities, life, disability, long-term care insurance in South Carolina, Georgia, Florida and New York.
- J. Banks Design Group on Hilton Head Island was awarded the 2018 Designer Network Member of the Year Award at the Coastal Living and Southern Living Home Summit held recently in New Orleans. J. Banks Design, based on Hilton Head Island, is a full-scale residential and hospitality interior design firm of 50 professionals.