• Collins Group Realty has added two new team members, Sara Loveys, licensed South Carolina real estate agent, and Lori Martin, client concierge.
Loveys joins the Collins Group Realty’s Bluffton Office, where she will assist buyer and seller clients.
Born and raised in Rochester, N.Y., Loveys was a partner of a top-producing real estate firm. She recently moved to Bluffton and obtained her South Carolina real estate license.
Martin, a Lowcountry resident for 35 years, has transitioned back to the real estate field as a client liaison.
Martin previously worked in healthcare recruiting for the past 23 years. She graduated from the University of South Carolina with a BS in business administration.
For more information, visit CollinsGroupRealty.com or call 843-837-6700.
• Jim Nellius has joined Okatie Pines, a new independent senior community in Okatie, as a senior living consultant.
Nellius comes to Okatie Pines from 20 years of ministry as a pastor In Vermont, New Hampshire and Canada, as well as 15 years in the senior housing industry throughout the United States.
He has served as a community manager, community relations manager and senior living consultant.
Okatie Pines is located at 142 Okatie Center Blvd. N. For more information call 843-258-9019 or visit OkatiePinesRetirement.com.
• Scott F. Wierman has been named president and CEO of Community Foundation of the Lowcountry. He will start in the position effective Jan. 1, 2021. Wierman is currently president of The Winston-Salem Foundation in North Carolina and will continue in that role until this fall.
Wierman joined The Winston-Salem Foundation as senior vice president for donor services in 1988, and was named president in 1997.
He has a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and earned an MBA from Babcock School of Business at Wake Forest University.
Wierman will replace Jackie Rosswurm, Ph.D., who has served as interim president and CEO since April 2020. Rosswurm will return to her Community Foundation of the Lowcountry board of directors position once Wierman starts.
• Steve Krehbiel has joined the team at the Bluffton office of Rose Hearing Healthcare Centers, as its full-time hearing aid specialist.
Krehbiel brings more than 30 years of experience in the hearing industry to his new position. Rose Hearing offers hearing tests, video otoscopy, hearing aid fittings, counseling on hearing aids, repair and service of hearing aids for many models. Free, no-obligation hearing evaluations are offered as well.
The Bluffton office of Rose Hearing is located at 108 Buckwalter Parkway Ste. 2G. For more information, call 843-836-5554 or visit rosehearinghealthcarecenters.com.