Leadership

Craig Currey

Chief Executive Officer

Shanice Bligen, LMSW

Vice President of Programs

Monica Haddock, LISW-CP

Vice President of Operations

Gavin Brown

Vice President of Advancement

Board of Directors

Lynette Koon
Business Development Manager
Synovus Bank
Chair

Rev. Dr. J. Ben Sloan

Parish Associate Eastminister Presbyterian Church

Valarie Aiken

Chief Executive Officer
Health Force, LLC

Kaleb Unverfehrt

VP, Enrollment Strategy, Unum Group
Colonial Life

Andy Folsom

VP, Companion Life Insurance
Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina

William McElveen

Partner
Adams and Reese, LLP

Christine Shelek

Director of Development University of South Carolina

Iris Griffin
VP, Power Generation
Dominion Energy
Vice Chair

Christopher J. Daniels

Partner
Nelson Mullins

Lisa James, DNP, RN

Associate Chief Nursing Officer
Prisma Health Baptist Parkridge

Warner Brown

Navy Veteran and Community Leader
Retired

Mark Hocutt

Senior VP and Senior Relationship Manager
Bank of America

Jennifer Moore

Vice President of Community Impact
United Way of the Midlands

Jaun Silvera

Executive VP and Chief Marketing Officer AgFirst Farm Credit Bank

Carolyn Swinton, DNP
CEO & Founder
Reveille Executive Coaching & Consulting
Secretary

R. Matthew Kennell

President and CEO
City Center Partnership, Inc.

Sidney Heyward Rex

Executive VP and CFO
W.B. Guimarin & Co, Inc.

Dr. Andre M. Rogers

Dean of Students and Campus Unity
Columbia International University

James Williams

Chief Executive Officer
Sullivan Management

Reggie Webber

Director and Executive Vice President
Optus Bank

Jessica M. Reese

Founder and CEO Pynk Butterfly


Neighborhood & government Representatives

Nick Annan, CPA
Director
Elliot Davis, LLC.
Lexington Representative | Board Treasurer

Jean Denman
Member
Downtown Neighborhood Coalition
Columbia Representative

Allison Terracio
Council Member
Richland County
Appointed Representative

Peter Brown
Council Member
City of Columbia
Appointed Representative