Business Briefs: Interface franchise opens; Patterson earns award

June 20, 2011 

Local man opens capital company franchise

Mark Osborn of Fripp Island and Mt. Pleasant has opened an office of the Interface Financial Group in Mount Pleasant. He plans to do business in the Beaufort and Charleston areas.

Interface uses an "invoice discounting service" to provide funding for small businesses that need capital but find it difficult to obtain funding from traditional sources, according to a news release.

Osborn has 30 years of experience in sales and distribution.


Construction company garners award for sales

Patterson Construction of Beaufort recently was recognized for achieving $1 million in cumulative sales in 2008 at Ceco Building Systems' recent national business meeting in Tampa, Fla.

Ceco says it designs and fabricates energy-efficient metal buildings.


The Island Packet is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service