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Board of Directors

Executive Committee

  • President: Cynthia Hartley, Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Sonoco Products Company (Retired)
  • VP Advancement/Past President: Robert Schlau, Wealth Management Advisor, Merrill Lynch
  • VP Artistic: Edward Hart Chair, Department of Music, College of Charleston, Composer
  • VP Finance: Michael Moody, CEO of Force Protection, Inc. (Retired)
  • VP Education: James Braunreuther, Fine Arts Coordinator, Charleston County School District
  • VP Marketing: Charlie Cumbaa, Senior Vice President, New Business Ventures, Blackbaud
  • VP Governance and Nominating: Dr. James Ravenel, Physician, Roper St. Francis
  • Secretary: Ellen Claussen Davis, President, E.C. Davis & Associates
  • CSOL President: Sue Ingram
  • Advisor: John Cahill, Chairman, Kraft Foods Group, Inc.

Directors

  • Jessica Buchanan, Owner, Tease Blow Dry Bar, LLC
  • Judy Chitwood, CSO Advocate
  • Dr. William Cook, Physician, Lowcountry Internal Medicine
  • Julie Fenimore, Educator, CSO Advocate
  • Andrea Gilliard, Physical Science Technician, United States Department of Agriculture
  • Clyde Hiers, Certified Public Accountant
  • Paul Hilstad, Retired Partner and General Counsel, Lord, Abbett & Co, LLC
  • Mary Agnes Burnham (Bernie) Hood, CSO Advocate
  • P. Frederick Kahn, Retired Managing Partner Heidrick & Struggles
  • David H. Maybank, Jr. Esq., Lawyer, Hennessy and Walker Group, P.C.
  • J. Hugh McDaniel, Project Manager, Project Services Group, Benefitfocus Inc.
  • Phyllis Miller, Retired Antique Dealer, Volunteer
  • Ellen Dressler Moryl, Retired, Director, City of Charleston Office of Cultural Affairs
  • Roy Owen, Independent Consultant and Manager
  • Robert Pearce, Attorney, Smith Moore Leatherwood
  • Mayo Read, Former Owner, Palmetto Travel Service
  • W. Bratton Riley, Director of Program Development, Maybank Industries, LLC
  • Byron Stahl, Financial Advisor, Atlantic Coast Advisory Group
  • Roger Steel, Former CEO, SNS Properties, Inc.
  • Ann Hurd Thomas, Retired Fundraising Professional, Volunteer
  • Thomas Trouche, Executive Vice President and Coastal Division Executive, First Citizens Bank
  • Bright Williamson, Principal, Associated Spine Technologies

Life Members

  • Max L. Hill, Jr.
  • Marianne Mead
  • Eloise Pingry
  • Edward H. Sparkman

Ex-Officio Members

  • Marty Besancon, Director of the City of North Charleston's Cultural Arts Department
  • Susan Cheves, Presdient, Charleston Symphony Orchestra Chorus
  • Dr. Joseph M. Jenrette, III, Physician, MUSC Radiology
  • Valerie Morris, Dean, School of the Arts, College of Charleston
  • Lee Pringle, Founder of the CSO Gospel Choir and the CSO Spirtual Ensemble
  • Caroline Thibault, Immediate Past President of CSOL

 

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