Faces and places

July 7, 2014 

Crump receives chairman of year award

The Georgia Utility Contractors Association recognized Billy Crump, of Warner Robins, owner and CEO of LaKay Enterprises Inc., as the GUCA Committee Chairman of the Year for 2013-14. His devotion to the association in the past year helped him achieve this prestigious member award. He is a graduate of Northside High School. Crump joined the association in 2005. This year was his first year on the board of directors.

Flowers promoted to executive VP

American Pride Bank promoted P. Andrew “Andy” Flowers to executive vice president.

Flowers joined American Pride Bank as senior vice president and senior lender in 2007. Flowers will oversee all lending functions, retail staff and operations/IT.

Adoption agency announces new executive director

Covenant Care Services announced the selection of Stephen Story, of Macon, to serve as the agency’s executive director beginning Aug. 1. Story will become the agency’s third director in its 25-year history.

Story is a native of Augusta and holds a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Nebraska at Omaha, with an undergraduate degree from Columbia International University.

Realtor Myers rated 73 in US

Blair Myers, a Realtor with EXIT Success Realty in Warner Robins, was named one of the top real estate agents in the U.S. in a nationwide survey conducted by the Wall Street Journal and REAL Trends.

Out of about one million real estate agents, Myers ranked No. 73 for units sold, closing 233 homes in 2013 This is the fourth year in a row he has ranked in the top 250.

Myers is also the No. 1 agent in the Central Georgia Multiple Listing Service for homes sold, a position he has held for five consecutive years.

McLendon completes program requirements

The Perry Area Chamber of Commerce president Darlene McLendon earned her Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation. Graduates of the four-year program receive the IOM recognition, signifying 96 hours of course instruction in nonprofit management.

-- Angela Woolen

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