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Diversity Leaders Initiative Participants

Mike Adams
Columbia, SC
Vice President, Business Development & Government Relations
Goodwill Industries of Upstate Midlands SC
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Sean Baird
Newton, SC
Senior Vice President and CFO
Snider Fleet Solutions
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Betty Best
Cayce, SC
Director of Strategic Planning
Dominion Energy
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Bridget Brown
Columbia, SC
Attorney
SC Appleseed Legal Justice Center
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Evelyn Coker
Blackville, SC
Executive Director
Blackville Community Development Corporation
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Ferlecia Cuthbertson
Aiken, SC
Virtual Lab Coordinator
Lloyd Kennedy Charter School-Aiken Performing Arts Academy
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Latoya Dixon
Columbia, SC
Director - Office of School Transformation
South Carolina Department of Education
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Sherry East
Columbia, SC
The SCEA President/Teacher
The SCEA/Rock Hill Schools
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Jermaine Easterwood
Lexington, SC
Department Manager
Michelin North America, Inc.
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Les Echols
Florence, SC
Director of Community and Minority Enterprise
Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce
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Chuck Epps
Fort Mill, SC
Superintendent
Fort Mill School District
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Sara Fawcett
Columbia, SC
President/CEO
United Way of the Midlands
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Jean Cecil Frick
Columbia, SC
Senior Strategic Advisor
NP Strategy
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J.R. Green
Winnsboro, SC
Superintendent
Fairfield County Schools
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Elizabeth Harris
Rock Hill, SC
Executive Director of Tribal Operations/Tribal Administrator
Catawba Indian Nation
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Scott Huffmon
Rock Hill, SC
Professor of Political Science & Executive Director of the Center for Public Opinion & Policy Research
Winthrop University
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Lindsay Joyner
Columbia, SC
Attorney
Gallivan, White, & Boyd, P.A.
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Beatrice King
Columbia, SC
Richland One School Board
Richland One
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Frank Knapp, Jr.
Columbia, SC
President/CEO
South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce
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Manny Licata
Columbia, SC
Vice President of Operations
BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
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Randy Mann
Lexington, SC
SP Development Partner
Michelin North America, Inc.
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Yvette McDaniel
Denmark, SC
Director of Choral Activities
Denmark Technical College
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Dominik Mjartan
Columbia, SC
President/CEO
South Carolina Community Bank / Optus Bank
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Georgia Mjartan
Columbia, SC
Executive Director
South Carolina First Steps
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Anthony Padgett
Columbia, SC
President/CEO
SCETV
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Jon Pedersen
Columbia, SC
Dean
University of SC College of Education
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Bob Reeder
Columbia, SC
Program Director
Rural LISC
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Lee Ann Rice
Columbia, SC
Attorney
South Carolina Human Affairs Commission
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Beth Burke Richardson
Columbia, SC
Partner
Robinson Gray Stepp and Laffitte, LLC
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Tiffany Richardson
Columbia, SC
General Counsel and Director of Policy and Legal Services
South Carolina School Boards Association
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Vicki Ringer
Columbia, SC
Director of Public Affairs
Planned Parenthood South Atlantic
One Fairfield
Hope Rivers
Columbia, SC
Executive Vice President
SC Technical College System
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David Ross
Columbia, SC
Executive Director
South Carolina Bar
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Ed Sanchez
Columbia, SC
Vice President
Palmetto GBA
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Cindi Scoppe
Columbia, SC
Communications and Public Policy Professional
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Mary Sumter
Columbia, SC
Sergeant
City of Columbia Police Department
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Della Watkins
Columbia, SC
Executive Director
Columbia Museum of Art
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Carl White
Graniteville, SC
Principal
Aiken County Schools
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Stephanie Wildrick
Lexington, SC
Shop Manager
Michelin North America, Inc.
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