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Diversity Leaders Initiative Participants

Mark Aycock
Spartanburg, SC
Health System Chief Operating Officer
Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System
Trailblazers
James Bakker
Greer, SC
Vice President of Development
Cothran Properties
Big Steps : Little Steps
Hope Blackley
Spartanburg, SC
Clerk of Court
Spartanburg County
Trailblazers
Michael Boggs
Queretaro, Mexico
Director of Personnel
Michelin Mexico
Tool Cultivators
Steve Brandt
Greenville, SC
President and Publisher
The Greenville News Media Group (Gannett Co., Inc.)
Project Word Up
Kippie Brown
Greer, SC
Senior Pastor
Springfield Baptist Church
Project Word Up
Richard Bulger
Greenville, SC
Director of Sales, Operations and Marketing
Verizon Wireless
Big Steps : Little Steps
Liberty Canzater
Spartanburg, SC
President
The Butterfly Foundation
Trailblazers
Wendy Cornett
Greenville, SC
Surgeon
Greenville Health System
Project Word Up
Sonya Cunningham
Greenville, SC
Supplier Diversity Manager
Greenville Health System
Tool Cultivators
Shantanu Deshpande
Duncan, SC
Vice President, Marketing
TCI Tire Centers, LLC
Big Steps : Little Steps
Suzanne Dickerson
Greenville, SC
Director of international Business Development
Clemson's International Center Automotive Research (CU-ICAR)
Big Steps : Little Steps
Isabelle Driver
Duncan, SC
Senior Director Supply Chain & Logistics
TCI Tire Centers, LLC
Project Word Up
Suzie Foley
Greenville, SC
Executive Director
Greenville Free Medical Clinic
The Dollar $cholars
Joshua Friesen
Greenville, SC
Director of Marketing and Communications
Greenville Technical College
Tool Cultivators
Ramon Galinanes
Spartanburg, SC
Bonner Scholar Program Coordinator & Instructor
Wofford College
Trailblazers
Vanessa Garcia
Greenville, SC
Immigration Attorney
Catholic Charities
The Dollar $cholars
Willie Green
Greenville, SC
Vice President of External Affairs & Governmental Relations
World Acceptance Corporation
The Dollar $cholars
Beverly Haines
Greenville, SC
President, Patewood Memorial Hospital & Campus
Greenville Health System
Big Steps : Little Steps
Simon Hong
Greenville, SC
Contact Center Director, SVP
TD Bank
Project Word Up
Hasker Hudgens
Greenville, SC
CEO
The Missing Link, Inc.
Tool Cultivators
Deborah Long
Greenville, SC
Executive Director
YWCA of Greenville
The Dollar $cholars
Kyle Matthews
Greenville, SC
Minister of Worship and Mission
First Baptist Church Greenville
Big Steps : Little Steps
Maggie Milat
Greenville, SC
Director of Fiscal Operations for Academic Affairs
Furman University
Big Steps : Little Steps
Debbie Nelson
Greenville, SC
President and Founder
DNA Creative Communications
The Dollar $cholars
Katherine O'Neill
Spartanburg, SC
County Administrator
Spartanburg County
Trailblazers
Glenis Redmond
Greenville, SC
Poet-in-Residence
Peace Center for the Performing Arts
Project Word Up
Mark Rickards
Greenville, SC
Director of Public Transportation
City of Greenville
Tool Cultivators
Will Rothschild
Spartanburg, SC
Communications Manager
City of Spartanburg
Trailblazers
Duncan Seaman
Spartanburg, SC
Head of Market Operations, Americas Region
BMW Manufacturing Company, LLC
The Dollar $cholars
Richard Simons
Fort Mill, SC
President, Daimler Trucks Remarketing, Chief Diversity Officer
Daimler Trucks North America
Trailblazers
John Slipke
Greenville, SC
Vice President, HR
Lockheed Martin
Tool Cultivators
Allen Smith
Spartanburg, SC
President and CEO
Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce
Project Word Up
Deborah Smith
Newberry, SC
Director
Newberry Opera House
Tool Cultivators
Chris Steed
Gaffney, SC
Executive Director
Fullerton Foundation/Hamrick Mills Foundation
Trailblazers
Tara Trantham
Greenville, SC
Associate General Counsel and Assistant Secretary
World Acceptance Corporation
Project Word Up
Sean Trask
Greenville, SC
Chief Operating Officer & Vice President for Finance
United Way of Greenville County
The Dollar $cholars
Amy Vogt
Greer, SC
Manager, Health, Safety and Canteen Services, America's
BMW Manufacturing Company, LLC
Big Steps : Little Steps
Wendy Walden
Greenville, SC
Associate Vice President of Executive Affairs
Greenville Technical College
Big Steps : Little Steps
Andrew Waldo
Columbia, SC
Bishop
The Episcopal Diocese of Upper South Carolina
Trailblazers
DeeDee Washington
Greenville, SC
Associate Superintendent for Academics
Greenville County Schools
Project Word Up
Rochelle Williams
Spartanburg, SC
Director of Diversity Initiatives
Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce
Trailblazers
Barbara Wilson
Greenville, SC
Human Resources Director
Renewable Water Resources
Tool Cultivators
Marianne Wilson
Greenville, SC
Grant Funding Manager
Goodwill Industries of Upstate/Midlands SC, Inc.
Tool Cultivators