Board of Directors


SouthernCarolina Alliance is governed by a board of directors, comprised of the region's most prominent business, industry, and government leaders. 

The Alliance is also supported by an advisory board of representatives from the county chambers of commerce, economic development directors and commissions, county administrators and council members, education leaders, higher learning institutions, selected area business and industry leaders, state legislators, Congressmen, and U.S. Senators. 

In all, SouthernCarolina Alliance's board of directors and the advisory board consist of members of the advanced manufacturing, forest products, chemical, textile, medical, aerospace, automotive, alternative energy, agribusiness, medical, utility, and alternative energy industries and the education, military, government, and healthcare fields.


SCA Board Members

Buddy Phillips, Chairman

L. Martin Sauls, IV, First Vice Chairman

Bill Workman, Second Vice Chairman

Robert Hurst, 
SCA Treasurer

Senator Brad Hutto, District 40, Chairman of Executive Committee

Mike Alsko, Beaufort County EDC Vice Chairman

Ike Byrd, AT&T

Paige Carlton, Thompson Construction

Dr. Ann Carmichael,  Dean of USC Salkehatchie

Evert Comer, Jr., Bamberg County Council

Jason Dandridge, Palmetto Rural Telephone Cooperative

Senator Tom Davis, State Senator, District 46

Deepal Eliatamby, President, Alliance Consulting Engineers

Dr. Joseph Flowers, Colleton County Council

Steve Fobes, Beaufort County Council

Carl Gooding, Allendale County Council

Bill Hager, Hampton County EDC Chairman

Larry Haynes, Bamberg County Council

Freddie Houston, Barnwell County Council

Tray Hunter, Palmetto Electric Cooperative

John Johnson, Precision Metal Fabricators, Inc.

Lowell Jowers, Barnwell County Council

Barbara Lewis, Allendale County EDC Chairman

Al Matheny, South State Bank

Barry Moore, The Press and Standard

Gary W. Morris, Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A.

Steve Murdaugh, Colleton County Council Chairman

Stephen Murray, Beaufort County EDC Chairman

Rev. Isaiah Odom, Bamberg County Council Chairman

Warner Peacock, Peacock Auto Mall

James L. Pinkney, Allendale County Council Chairman

Brad Samuel, SCANA Corporation

Rick Sprague, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions

Kevin Strickland, Hussey Gay Bell

Harry Williams, Mayor of Hardeeville 

Johnny Williamson, Williamson Ginnery

Grady Woods, Ridgeland Town Council

Terry Wright, Mayor of Brunson


Advisory Board Members

Dean Campbell, Savannah River Remediation

Tushar Chikhliker, Nexsen Pruet

Jack Ellenberg, SC State Ports Authority

Rose D. Elliott, Hampton County Administrator

Andrew Fulghum, Jasper County Administrator

Kevin Griffin, Colleton County Administrator

Ray Jones, Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein

Carl Kilpatrick, South State Bank

Scott Neely, SCANA Corporation

Lee Petrolawicz, South State Bank

Joey Preston, Bamberg County Administrator

Ed Saxon, Beaufort/Jasper Water & Sewer

Pickens Williams Jr., Barnwell County Administrator



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