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Diversity Leaders Initiative Participants

Richard Alexander
Greenville, SC
VP Information Systems
Michelin North America, Inc.
Smart Board
Vernie Anthony
Greer, SC
Section Manager / Import Car Processing
BMW Manufacturing Co.
GEMAS
Brad Bechtold
Greenville, SC
Director, Continuing Education
Furman University
Challenger
Brian Brehmer
Greenville, SC
VP and CFO
Rockwell Automation
CDs
Jody Bryson
Greenville, SC
VP, Investor and Public Relations
Upstate Alliance
Upstate Drivers
Jim Burns
Greenville, SC
Councilman, District 21
Greenville County Council
Smart Board
Eric Carpenter
Greenville, SC
President, CEO
Phyllis Wheatley Association
Smart Board
Merl Code
Greenville, SC
Counsel
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak, & Stewart
CDs
Bob Collins
Greenville, SC
Director, Facility Operations
Michelin North America, Inc.
CDs
Kimberly Cooley
Greenville, SC
President-Elect
Junior League of Greenville
CDs
Tim Drummond
Greenville, SC
Managing Partner / Owner
Pindrum Staffing Services
Challenger
Bill Elks
Greenville, SC
Director, Semi-Finished Components
Michelin North America, Inc.
In Sync
Leah Garrett
Greenville, SC
Business Manager
Watkins, Garrett, & Woods Mortuary, Inc.
Upstate Drivers
Terry Gettys
Greenville, SC
R & D Director
Michelin North America, Inc.
CDs
Lisa Gunton
Spartanburg, SC
Director, Human Resources
Milliken & Co.
Challenger
Paul Guy
Greenville, SC
President
NAACP
GEMAS
Debbie Harris
Greenville, SC
Director of Recruiting, University Relations
Michelin North America, Inc.
GEMAS
Ricardo Harris
Greenville, SC
VP North America Sales
Michelin North America, Inc.
Challenger
Rick Hewitt
Greenville, SC
Senior Manager
Elliot Davis, LLC
GEMAS
Sharon Kazee
Greenville, SC
Dean
SC Governor's School for the Arts
Challenger
Jil Littlejohn
Greenville, SC
Personnel Consultant
Urban League of the Upstate
In Sync
Juan Luvene
Anderson, SC
Lead Clinical Staff
A Child's Haven, Inc.
In Sync
Kirby Mitchell
Greenville, SC
Managing Attorney
South Carolina Centers for Equal Justice
GEMAS
Andy Oberg
Blacksburg, SC
Board Member
Spartanburg School District 7
Upstate Drivers
Beth Padgett
Greenville, SC
Editorial Page Editor
The Greenville News
GEMAS
Bernie Pritchard
Greenville, SC
VP, Business Development SC
Lee Hecht Harrison
Challenger
Tim Reed
Greenville, SC
Margin Holdings, LLC
Challenger
Chris Riley
Greenville, SC
Senior Vice President, Greenville Market
President, Community Banking
Wachovia Bank
Wachovia Bank
CDs
Liz Seman
Greenville, SC
Executive Director of Corporate Engagement
Furman University
Smart Board
Kenneth Dale Smith, III
Spartanburg, SC
City Council
City of Spartanburg
CDs
David Stafford
Greenville, SC
Technical Director, Commercial Tire Division
Michelin North America, Inc.
Upstate Drivers
Robert Steelman
Greenville, SC
VP, Tax
Michelin North America, Inc.
Challenger
Bert Strange
Simpsonville, SC
Adjunct Professor
Furman University
Board Member President
Rotary Club of Greenville/MOAA
In Sync
Michelle Strange
Anderson, SC
Anderson County Government
In Sync
Bill Stubbs
Greenville, SC
Sr. Director, Human Resources
Bi-Lo/Bruno?s, LLC
In Sync
Jim Tate
Greenville, SC
Tates Tempos
Upstate Drivers
Michael Tillirson
Anderson, SC
Chief Medical Officer
AnMed Health
In Sync
Kathleen Wall
Greer, SC
Vice President, Human Resources
BMW
Upstate Drivers
Thierry Wersinger
Greenville, SC
VP Supply Chain, Shared Services
Michelin North America, Inc.
In Sync
Richard Wilkerson
Greenville, SC
Executive VP and CHRO
Michelin
Upstate Drivers
Mark Williams
Greenville, SC
VP, General Counsel & Secretary
Michelin North America, Inc.
Smart Board