Steve Benjamin

Mayor, Columbia, SC

Dirk Brown

Faculty Director, McNair Institute for Entrepreneurism and Free Enterprise

Greg Clark

Executive Director, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Ryan Coleman

Director, Office of Economic Development, Columbia, SC

Timothy Davis

CEO, Advanced Care Management

John Denise

CEO, Advanced Automation Consulting, Inc.

Susan Edwards

Partner, Gaffney Lewis & Edwards, LLC

Mike Eades

Director of Economic Development, Lexington County

Ben Johnson

Director of Research, South Carolina Department of Commerce

Bill Kirkland (Vice-Chair)

Executive Director, Office of Economic Engagement

Lee MacIlwinen

IT Industry Manager & SC Launch Midlands Regional Manager, SCRA

Ravi Ravindra

VP/CTO, Blue Cross Blue Shield of SC

Jeff Ruble

Director of Economic Development, Richland County

Pete Strom

Founder and Managing Partner, Strom Law Firm, L.L.C.

Don Tomlin (Chair)

President, Tomlin & Company, Inc.

Chuck Whipple

Executive Director, Enterprise Campus, Midlands Technical College

David Zalesne

President, Owen Steel Company