James Dismond

James Dismond has joined the nonprofit Hospice Care of the Lowcountry as director of development.

With experience in providing analytical support for fundraising and community growth, Dismond will be responsible for developing and implementing plans to increase donor and business development within the nonprofit organization.

He has experience with nonprofits at the local, national and international level.

Originally from Tompkinsville, Ky., Dismond attended Berea College and Marshall University where he studied psychology and sociology.

He currently serves as the Hardeeville BNI Chapter president, Bluffton Young Professionals president, Bluffton Chamber Ambassador, Beaufort Regional Chamber Ambassador, and chair of the Bluffton Golden Oyster Awards.

For more information, visit hospicecarelc.org.


Dr. Deana Harmon

Deana Harmon, DO, FACOOG has joined the team at Riverside Women’s Care, part of the Hilton Head Regional Physician Network. Dr. Harmon is da Vinci robotics certified and performs minimally invasive gynecological surgery.

Dr. Harmon earned her medical degree at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, Lewisburg. She completed a combined obstetrics and gynecology internship and residency at the Genesys Regional Medical Center, Grand Blanc, Mich., a partnering training site of Michigan State University.

Dr. Harmon is a member of the member of the American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists.

She practiced for 13 years in Tennessee before moving to Bluffton.





Andrea Albright

Andrea Albright, a licensed South Carolina Real Estate Agent, of Collins Group Realty, has earned the Pricing Strategy Advisor (PSA) designation from the National Association of Realtors.

The PSA certification is specifically designed to enhance a licensed Realtor’s skills in pricing properties, creating comparative market analyses (CMA’s), working with appraisers, and guiding clients through the anxieties and misperceptions they often have about home values.

Albright is a 41-year island resident, and a third generation Realtor. Having always lived in a resort seaside area, originally from eastern Long Island, she has a keen understanding of the various water and golf communities on Hilton Head Island.

In addition to the PSA, Andrea hold numerous other designations and has been a recipient of the annual Realtor Service award.

For more information, contact Ashley Lindblad 843-837-6700 or Ashley@CollinsGroupRealty.com




Dr. Jamie McWilliams

Dr. Jamie McWilliams has joined the Howard Family Dental team and will serve patients at both the Bluffton and Beaufort locations. She will care for patients in Beaufort on Monday and Tuesdays and in Bluffton on Thursday and Fridays.

Dr. McWilliams received both her undergraduate and dental degrees from the University of Kentucky and is a member of the American Association of Women Dentists. She is originally from Barbourville, Ky., and now lives in the Lowcountry.







Jack Menzie

Jack Menzie has joined Charter One Realty as a real estate agent. He brings more than 22 years of sales, marketing and real estate experience to the Lowcountry. 

In the real estate business since 1998, Menzie managed the franchise organization for Cendant, now Realogy Corporation, at the regional and national level. After retiring from the corporate world in 2002, Menzie and his wife moved to their second home in Vermont. They later settled in eastern North Carolina, were Menzie joined Coldwell Banker in Washington, N.C. Returning to Vermont seven years later, he joined the Sotheby’s office in Okemo Mountain, Vt.

They now live in Bluffton fulltime. Menzie will be working from the company’s Belfair office. He can be reached at 252-944-6859 or JackMenzie@CharterOneRealty.com.

For more information, contact 844-526-0002 or visit CharterOneRealty.com.





Stuart Grant

Stuart Grant has been promoted to branch manager for The Greenery’s Palmetto Bluff operations.

Grant has worked for the company since 2003, and has  excelled in roles that included account manager, operations manager and business developer.

He graduated from Spartanburg Tech with a degree in horticulture in 1997, then from Clemson University with a major in resource management and a minor in horticulture.

For more information visit thegreeneryinc.com, call 843-785-3848 or follow them on Facebook.






Andi Gudgeon

Andi Gudgeon of Hilton Head recently launched a publishing company, Happy Little Life Publishing, LLC. 

Through the company, she has self-published a prompted journal for the current pandemic.  The journal titled, “My Corona Journey: A Prompted Journal for Documenting Your Experience Amid The Global COVID-19 Pandemic” is suitable for all ages and is available on Amazon. The journal can be a keepsake and tool for students to explore their emotions during the pandemic. 

Gudgeon has had a home in Hilton Head since 2002 and has recently moved to the island as a full-time resident.

She can be reached at happylittlelifepublishing@gmail.com For more information visit happylittlelifepublishing.com.