Executive Items, Post and Courier — Ellen Makhenzon and Derrick Apple have been named senior accountants at Jarrard, Nowell & Russell LLC. Previously, Makhenzon was a staff accountant with the firm. She has a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in accounting and finance from the University of Michigan. She is a certified public accountant. Previously, Apple was a staff accountant with the firm. He has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Charleston Southern University and a master’s degree in accounting from the College of Charleston.

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. 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.