Lexington County

Former "Shark Tank" Contestant is Revolutionizing the Bow Tie with Beaux Up

May 21, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Owner of Beaux Up looking at the camera wearing a bow tie

Jake Johnson is an eleventh grader at River Bluff High School in Lexington, S.C., but he has been involved in business from a much earlier age. At age 8, he and his sisters came up with the idea for Flipoutz, a silicone bracelet that holds coins that kids can trade and...

Karen Ayala Shares Lessons Learned as Owner of Local Business, Moda y Arte

May 15, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Ayala customizing shorts

Karen Ayala loves thinking of new ways of doing something. Originally from Miami, Ayala has been living in Lexington, S.C., for 13 years. She started her business, Moda y Arte , in 2012, while selling handmade and reworked jeans shorts. “I had a pair of shorts that no...

Q&A | Liza Hall, Community Banking Area President of the Midlands, S.C., Wells Fargo

May 12, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Kaitlyn Park
Liza Hall,  Community Banking Area President of the Midlands, SC, Wells Fargo

As Carolina Money previously reported , Wells Fargo recently named Kathy Heffley as regional president for South Carolina and Liza Hall as the community banking area president in the Midlands. Both women began their careers as tellers, Heffley at Wells Fargo, Hall at a bank...

Q&A | Randall Scott, Personal Finance Teacher, Lexington Technology Center

April 30, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Kaitlyn Park
Randall Scott

The Lexington Technology Center in Lexington, S.C. functions as a career and technology learning resource for all of Lexington School District One high school students. There students can learn real-world skills and receive training from Law Enforcement to Marketing...

Q&A | Kathy Heffley, Regional President for South Carolina, Wells Fargo

April 14, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Kaitlyn Park
Kathy Heffley, Regional President for South Carolina, Wells Fargo

As Carolina Money previously reported , Wells Fargo recently named Kathy Heffley regional president for South Carolina and Liza Hall as the community banking area president in the Midlands. Both women began their careers as tellers, Heffley at Wells Fargo, and Hall at a...

Q&A | Robert Hal Turner, Turner Telecom Holdings Group, LLC

March 12, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Robert Hal Turner, Turner Telecom Holdings Group, LLC

Robert Hal Turner, a native of Lexington, is the founder of Turner Telecom Holdings Group, LLC, an executive management and board consultancy that cultivates and grows “all stage” global technology, software, and communications companies. Launching his career at AT&T,...

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