Charleston, S.C. – Christopher Nowell of Jarrard, Nowell & Russell, LLC, a Charleston-based certified public accounting and business advisory firm, has been named chairman of the Board of Directors for Summerville Community Orchestra.

Nowell is a certified public accountant and business consultant with over 25 years of experience in corporate financial management. Prior to forming Jarrard, Nowell & Russell, Nowell served as treasurer for Cameron & Barkley Company. He also worked for Hagemeyer North American Inc. as vice president of North American Treasury. He is also an active member of the community, having served as treasurer for the Charleston Stage Company and as a member of the Board of Directors for the ASCEND Foundation. Additionally, he serves on the Board of Directors for Push-Up & Up. A graduate of Clemson University, he currently resides in Summerville, S.C.

Founded in 2003, the Summerville Community Orchestra (SCO) is comprised of amateur and professional volunteer musicians from Summerville, South Carolina, and the surrounding Lowcountry.   Under the musical direction of Maestro Alexander Agrest, the orchestra presents critically-acclaimed concerts in Summerville and North Charleston.  With repertoire ranging from familiar classics to pops, Broadway, and patriotic music, SCO concerts are perfect for the whole family.  For season tickets and more information, visit www.summervilleorchestra.com.

Jarrard, Nowell & Russell, LLC, is a certified public accounting and business advisory firm based in Charleston, S.C., utilizing significant experience in corporate financial management and public accounting. From offices in Charleston and Summerville, the firm serves clients in the Lowcountry and throughout South Carolina, including Columbia and the Midlands. Drawing on extensive, executive-level financial management experience with international Fortune 500 corporations, the firm counsels business and individual clients with a comprehensive and strategic approach, placing emphasis on long-range financial goals and business planning. For more information, visit www.jnrcpas.com.