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.

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SCA Board Members

L. Martin Sauls


Jasper County Council

C. Bradley Hutto

Chairman, Executive Committee

SC Senate, District 40

Steven D. Murdaugh

1st Vice Chairman

Colleton County Council

Carl Gooding

2nd Vice Chairman

WDOG Radio

Mike Alsko

Beaufort EDC

Chuck Black


Paula Brown

Beaufort County Council

Erin Cole

Samet Corporation

Evert Comer

Bamberg County Council

Matthew Connelly

Allendale County Council

Jerry Creech

Barnwell County Council

Tom Davis

SC Senate, District 46

Ashley Feaster

Beaufort EDC

Joseph Flowers

Colleton County Council

Jonathan Goodman II

Bamberg County Council

Bill Hager

Hampton County EDC

Don Harper

Barnwell County Council

Joan Hartley


Larry Haynes

Bamberg County Council

Roy Hollingsworth

Hampton County Council

Carl Kilpatrick

Bank of The Lowcountry

Ben Kinlaw

Barnwell County Council

Lee Petrolawicz

Colleton County Economic Alliance

David Ramey


Theresa Taylor

Allendale County Council

Harry Williams

City of Hardeeville

Johnny Williamson

Williamson Ginnery, Inc.

Jonathan Yarborough

Dominion Energy South Carolina

Timothy Williams


Julius Weathers

THS Constructors

Burnie Maybank

Adams & Reese, LLP

Libby Malphrus

Ridgeland City Council

James White

Allendale County Council

J.J. Jinks

Hampton County Council

SCA Board Advisors

Tim Bennett

Barnwell County

April Cone

USC - Salkehatchie

Lavar Youmans

Hampton County

Andrew Fulghum

Jasper County

J. Kevin Griffin

Colleton County

Chanel Lewis

Allendale County

Will Kearse

Barnwell County EDC

Charlie Martin

Wayne Brothers Companies

Joseph F. Passiment

Beaufort County Council

Joey R. Preston

Bamberg County

Willie Todd, Jr.

Denmark Technical College

Al Panu


Blakely Williams

Dominion Energy

Hamer Darby

Trident Construction

John Robinson

Beaufort County

James Byrd