Business Briefs - September 7, 2017


Construction on the new Cainhoy Children’s Academy is scheduled to begin in the coming weeks. The early childhood development center will provide creative, cognitive and social-emotional based programs for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years. Services will be provided “in a safe, caring environment where children will be encouraged to develop at their own pace while they are provided with appropriate developmental resources for learning,” stated Stephen Davis, one of the Charleston-based owners of the facility. Located at 2264 Clements Ferry Rd., the academy will be located at the entrance of the Charleston Regional Business Center, 2.4 miles north of the I-526 interchange.

The 10,000 square foot facility will include modern classrooms, indoor and outdoor activity spaces, a full-service, commercial kitchen and a school garden. The CCA staff will supplement their educational curriculum with the elements of farm-to-school, hands-on learning and enriching extracurricular activities. The owners and management team are planning a Spring 2018 opening. For more information please visit


Haven Hair and Skin Salon of Daniel Island will celebrate its grand opening on Saturday, Sept. 9, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. The facility, a full service salon for men, women and children, is located at 895 Island Park Dr.

Owner/stylist Joanna Rhodes is a native of the area and graduated from the Paul Mitchell School in Charleston. She has worked with residents of Daniel Island for 10 years, stated a press release.

Haven Hair and Skin Salon also offers esthetician services and carries a full line of professional hair care and styling products. The public is invited to drop by the salon for the grand opening. For more information, or to make a appointment for salon service, call (843) 416-8595.


Three new staff members have joined the Daniel Island office of law firm Clawson and Staubes, LLC. Jessica Salerno, Daniel Ranaldo and Chase McNair are each associates in the firm.

Jessica Salerno practices in the firm’s general civil litigation group with a focus on business litigation and insurance defense. She graduated cum laude from the University of Georgia in 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science. She attended law school at Mercer University’s Walter F. George School of Law in Macon, Georgia. Salerno has experience in handling insurance defense and personal injury cases, along with transactional experience practicing in the commercial and residential real estate arena.

Daniel Ranaldo practices in the area of insurance coverage and insurance defense. In 2003, he graduated from Rutgers University earning a Bachelor of Arts in English with a minor in philosophy and in 2015, he graduated cum laude from Charleston School of Law. Ranaldo earned CALI awards in Constitutional Law and White Collar/Corporate Crime, and he was awarded the Arthur G. Howe Trial Advocacy Award. Additionally, he recently completed a judicial clerkship with The Honorable Roger Young.

Chase McNair’s area of practice at the firm is general insurance defense work. He earned his Bachelor’s degree from Clemson University in 2009 and his law degree from the Charleston School of Law in 2012. McNair’s experience includes complex litigation, class actions, employment, business disputes and personal injury litigation.

Clawson and Staubes also recently recognized Johnny Stewart, an associate attorney in the firm, on his induction into the James L. Petigru American Inn of Court. According to a press release, the Petigru Inn is comprised of judges, lawyers and law students from the Charleston area and meets in Charleston six times throughout the academic year. Each year, approximately twelve students from the Charleston School of Law are invited into membership based on their demonstrated leadership, professionalism, public service and academic commitment.

A 2016 graduate of the Charleston School of Law, Stewart practices with the firm’s general litigation team, with a focus on civil litigation and insurance defense. He graduated from the University of Tennessee in 2013 where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.


Elliot Remington Motorsport Classics & Concierge recently introduced an automotive concierge program that is intended “to take the hassle out of auto care and put much needed time back into the client’s hands,” according to owner Ryan Toth, a Daniel Island resident. The business is located at 444 Deana Ln. off Clements Ferry Road, about a mile from the I-526 interchange.

“We understand how frustrating it can be to take time away from work or extracurricular events,” said Toth. “The service includes coordination of routine maintenance visits with a preferred vendor as well as regular detailing.”

The program will pick-up clients’ cars from their homes or offices, bring them in for service, and return them when complete, stated a press release. This can be done on an as needed basis or as part of an annual automotive care program. In addition to routine maintenance, the Elliot Remington team provides professional automotive and marine detailing subscription services, as well as paint care, and climate-controlled storage. For more information, call (843) 779-9533 or visit

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Daniel Island, SC 29492 

Office Number: 843-856-1999
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