SC Chamber Announces 2017-2018 Board of Directors Nominees

Friday, August 11th, 2017

The South Carolina Chamber Nominating Committee has met and proposed the following list of nominees for the upcoming vacancies on its Board of Directors.

The Chamber’s membership will be asked to vote on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at 3:45 PM at the Columbia Marriott.

Board Nominee:



Matt Puckett

Senior Vice President

Arthur J. Gallagher & Company

Dee Dee Henderson


Piedmont/Upstate region at Agape Senior Care

Greg Taylor

Managing Partner

Dixon Hughes, Greenville

Paul Mitchell

Managing Partner

South Coast Paper & SC Community Bank Chairman of the Board

Henry Tisdale


Claflin University

Dave Solano

General Manager

Enterprise Holdings

John Harvey

Plant Manager, BP

Cooper River Petrochemical Plant

Ben Mustian


Willoughby & Hoefer, PA

Dan Weekly

Vice President

Southern Operations, Dominion Energy

Mason Hogue


Nelson Mullins


Board Nominee



*Thomas Rhodes

Vice President

Rhodes Companies

*Dr. David Cole



*Stephanie Kindregan

Director, Public Policy

Kinder Morgan

*Chris McCorkendale      

VP of Operations, Engineering and Strategic Sales


*Sky Foster

Manager Communications


*Sidney Locke

Director of Strategic Marketing and Communication

Sage Automotive

*Janet Matricciani

Chief Operating Officer

World Acceptance

*Sharon Marra

Senior VP & Savannah River National Laboratory Deputy Director

Savannah River Nuclear Solutions

*Aaron Lawrence

VP, Corporate Strategic Planning & Business Analytics

Zeus Industrial Products

*Lauris Finney

District Operations Manager


*James Bennett Executive Vice President First Citizens Bank, Columbia
*Kay Biscopink Shareholder Elliott Davis
*Grey Humphrey Executive Vice President of Sales Spirit Communications, Columbia
*David Jones Executive Vice President/CMO Jackson Marketing
*Lou Kennedy President and CEO Nephron
*Chris Stormer Shareholder Bauknight, Pietras & Stormer, P.A.
*George R. Jurch, III General Counsel Continental
*Richard Jackson CEO C.R. Jackson, Inc.
*Keith Avery President & CEO The Electric Cooperatives of SC, Inc. (Newberry)
*Michael Allen Project Designer McMillan Pazdan Smith
*Chuck Garnett President and CEO NBSC
* Denotes those nominated for a 2nd term