BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Our Board of Directors, a dedicated group of private and public sector allies, provides guidance, counsel, and support as we work together for regional prosperity.

Executive Commitee

W. Keller Kissam

W. Keller Kissam

Chairman President, Electric Operations, Dominion Energy

Michael Brenan

Michael Brenan

Immediate Past Chair State President, BB&T now Truist

Henry Livingston, III

Henry Livingston, III

Vice-Chair, Public Sector Council Chair, Newberry County Council

Matthew Shaffer

Matthew Shaffer

Vice-Chair, Private Sector Senior Vice President, Blue Cross Blue Shield of SC

James Hazel Jr.

James Hazel Jr.

Chair, Finance Committee Shareholder, Elliott Davis LLC

Eva Nance

Eva Nance

Chair, Development Committee Senior Vice President, Bank of America

Tod Augsburger

Tod Augsburger

President & CEO, Lexington Medical Center

Stephen Benjamin

Stephen Benjamin

Mayor, City of Columbia

Julian Burns

Julian Burns

Council Chair, Kershaw County Council

Paul Livingston

Paul Livingston

Council Chair, Richland County Council

Tracy McMillin

Tracy McMillin

Interim President & CEO, Central SC Alliance

Ronald Rhames

Ronald Rhames

President, Midlands Technical College

Dwight Stewart, Jr.

Dwight Stewart, Jr.

Council Chair, Clarendon County Council

David Summers

David Summers

Council Chair, Calhoun County Council

Scott Whetstone

Scott Whetstone

Council Chair, Lexington County Council

Board Members

Bruce Bacon

Bruce Bacon

CEO, Fairfield Electric Cooperative

Dan Bell

Dan Bell

Chair, Richland-Lexington District Airport Commission

L Ray Brooks

L Ray Brooks

President, Piedmont Technical College

Lisa Burgess

Lisa Burgess

Commercial Relationship Manager, Wells Fargo

Robert Caslen Jr.

Robert Caslen Jr.

President, University of South Carolina

Terrance Ford

Terrance Ford

Director, Legislative Affairs, AT&T South Carolina

J. Barry Ham

J. Barry Ham

President, Bank of Clarendon

Lou Kennedy

Lou Kennedy

CEO, Nephron Pharmaceuticals

Steve MacDougall

Steve MacDougall

Chair, Central Midlands Council of Governments Mayor, Town of Lexington

Brad Neese

Brad Neese

Vice President, Division of Economic Development, ReadySC

Bob Quinn

Bob Quinn

Executive Director, South Carolina Research Authority (SCRA)

Johnny Ravenell

Johnny Ravenell

Designee, Lower Savannah Council of Governments Council Member, Orangeburg County Council

Cornelius Robinson

Cornelius Robinson

Council Chair, Fairfield County Council

Walt Tobin

Walt Tobin

President, Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College

Joseph Trainor, III

Joseph Trainor, III

Owner, Stokes-Trainor Chevrolet

Matthew Warrick

Matthew Warrick

North American Production Manager, DAK Americas

Brittany Williams

Brittany Williams

Chair, Central SC Alliance Committee of 100 Client Liaison - Marketing & Communications Manager, Transportation, Mead & Hunt

Michael Wolfe

Michael Wolfe

Division Executive, First Citizens Bank

Johnnie Wright, Sr.

Johnnie Wright, Sr.

Council Chair, Orangeburg County Council