Charleston, S.C. – James H. “JJ” Messervy, auditor-elect for Dorchester County, has joined the accounting firm of Jarrard, Nowell & Russell, LLC as an associate.

He will serve in the position until he is installed as auditor in the summer of 2009. Previously, he was an agent with Prudential Carolina Real Estate. He has a bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of South Carolina.