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Diversity Leaders Initiative Participants

Rita Berry
Summerville, SC
President/CEO
Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce
Lunch with Deputies
Michael Bobby
North Charleston, SC
Former Chief of Finance, Operating, and Capital Programs
Charleston County School District
The Welcome Table
Cindy Bohn Coats
North Charleston, SC
Chair
Charleston County School District Board of Trustees
Adair Boroughs
Charleston, SC
Law Clerk
U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina
Bryan Boroughs
Charleston, SC
General Counsel and Director of Legislative Affairs
Institute for Child Success
Capitol Kids
André Boyd
Timmonsville, SC
Superintendent
Florence County School District Four
Ann Carmichael
Allendale, SC
Regional Campus Dean
University of South Carolina Salkehatchie
Capitol Kids
Bobby Collins
Charleston, SC
Senior Vice President
PURE Insurance
Lunch with Deputies
Lydia Cotton
North Charleston, SC
Hispanic Liaison
Capitol Kids
Kristin Cuilla
Clayton, NC
Director, District and School Development
New Tech Network
The Welcome Table
Kelly Cusanelli
Summerville, SC
Senior Deputy Director, Human Resources
SCRA
Lunch with Deputies
Hamilton Davis
Charleston, SC
Energy Program Director
SC Coastal Conservation League
Julia-Ellen Davis
Charleston, SC
Trustee
South Carolina First Steps
Eddie Driggers
North Charleston, SC
Chief of Police
City of North Charleston
Mark Edington
North Charleston, SC
Chief Operating Officer
Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce
The Welcome Table
Brandon Gaffney
Ridgeland, SC
Chief Operating Officer
Beaufort Jasper Hampton Comprehensive Health Services, Inc.
Capitol Kids
Kenny Gardner
Charleston, SC
Attorney
Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Courtney Howard
Charleston, SC
Director, Center of Partnerships to Improve Education
College of Charleston
Lunch with Deputies
Paul Kohlheim
Sullivans Island, SC
Board, Vice Chair
Tri-County Cradle to Career
Amanda Lawrence
North Charleston, SC
Vice President, Community Impace
Trident United Way
The Welcome Table
Spencer Lynch
Charleston, SC
Managing Director, Investments
Lynch Cracraft Wealth Management of Raymond James
Melissa Maddox-Evans
Charleston, SC
General Counsel
Housing Authority of the City of Charleston
Madeleine McGee
Columbia, SC
President
SC Association of Nonprofit Organizations
Barbara Melvin
Charleston, SC
Senior Vice President, External Affairs
South Carolina Ports Authority
The Welcome Table
Cynthia Spieth Morton
Charleston, SC
Attorney
Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP
Lunch with Deputies
Jennifer Murray
Charleston, SC
Senior Vice President, Retail Area Manager
South State Bank
Russell Ott
St. Matthews, SC
Representative
South Carolina House of Representatives
Businessman
Capitol Kids
Luke Rankin
Conway, SC
State Senator
South Carolina Senate
Attorney
Andrea Schenck
Charleston, SC
Co-founder and Managing Principal
Pacifica Human Communication, LLC
Capitol Kids
Arnold Singleton
Moncks Corner, SC
Senior Vice President, Power Delivery
Santee Cooper
The Welcome Table
Debra Sonkin
Johns Island, SC
Board Chair
Teach for America South Carolina
Lunch with Deputies
Mike Stebbins
Summerville, SC
Director of Operations, Applied R & D
SCRA
The Welcome Table
Melanie Stith
Charleston, SC
Vice President, Human Resources
Roper St. Francis Healthcare
Richard Stokes
Manning, SC
CEO
Clarendon Health System
Capitol Kids
Matt Story
Charleston, SC
Attorney
Clawson & Staubes, LLC
Mindy Sturm
Charleston, SC
Executive Director
City of Charleston, MOCYF
Catherine Templeton
Mount Pleasant, SC
President
Brawley Templeton, LLC
The Welcome Table
Mary Thornley
Charleston, SC
President
Trident Technical College
Eric Watson
North Charleston, SC
Major
Charleston County Sheriff's Office
Lunch with Deputies
Stewart Weinberg
Charleston, SC
President
Jewish Community Center of Charleston Board of Directors
Lunch with Deputies
Steve Woodward
Mount Pleasant, SC
COO
SAFEmap International
Bill Young
Walterboro, SC
Mayor
City of Walterboro
Capitol Kids