Carolina Money

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...

Meet Mike Meyers, CEO and Co-Founder of Local Start-up, Tradeversity

May 6, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Mike Meyers looking at the camera

“Leadership isn’t something where you go out and say, ‘I am a leader.’ It’s who you are on a daily basis and how you handle yourself.” The University of South Carolina alumnus, Mike Meyers, certainly has a lot to share about his experience running his startup company...

Q&A | A Conversation with Fuel Cell Collaborative Leaders

May 5, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Fuel Cell

Picture: Portable power unit demonstrated at numerous sites in Columbia, S.C. The Fuel Cell Collaborative is a consortium of organizations, including the University of South Carolina, the Savannah River National Lab, the City of Columbia, EngenuitySC, SCRA, and Midlands...

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...

2015 TEDxYouth@ColumbiaSC Inspires Local Teens

April 20, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Presenter at TEDxYouth event

South Carolina’s conference by youth, for youth is organized by a group of 20 teens that brings the TED Talks experience to a local level. Over the course of one day, South Carolina high schoolers and speakers from around the world give talks around the power of ideas...

Q&A | Richland Library Staff, E-Ready Bar

April 15, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by C. Lewis
Richland Library Staff, E-Ready Bar

The e-Ready Bar located on Assembly Street in downtown Columbia, is a technology bar full of various tablets that can help visitors of the library conduct research or simply have fun playing games. Carolina Money got in contact with Tamara King, the Community Relations...

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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