Leaders for Business

The Board of Directors of the Columbia Chamber is a group of dedicated volunteers who set policy direction for the Chamber. An Executive Committee from within the Board of Directors governs Chamber operations.

If you would like to know more about the Columbia Chamber or organizational governance, please contact us at 803.733.1128 or email us today.

Executive Committee

Board Members

Diplomat Link Chair
Steve Doyle
CPR Cellphone Repair

Issues Forum Chair
Torrey Rush
Osmium Development Group

Leadership Columbia Advisory Board Chair
Hilary Dyer Brannon
USC Department of Student Life

Leadership Columbia Alumni Association Advisory Board Chair
Tina Emerson
Rogers Townsend & Thomas, PC

Military Affairs Group Chair
Col. Dan Beatty (R)
SC Education Lottery

Small Business Council Chair
Ron Harvey
Global Core Strategies & Consulting

Todd Avant
NAI Avant, LLC

John Boyd
Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A.

John Durst
South Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association

Ted Creech

Bill Ellen
Midlands Authority for Conventions, Sports & Tourism

Michael Gula
Columbia Metropolitan Airport

Will Holmes
PNC Financial Services

Matt Kennell
City Center Partnership

David Kirkpatrick
South State Bank

Erin McCaskill
First Citizens Bank

Scott McClelland
Elliott Davis Decosimo, LLC

JT McLawhorn
Columbia Urban League, Inc.

James McQuilla
Greater Columbia Community Relations Council

Dr. Harris Pastides
University of South Carolina

Dr. Ronald Rhames
Midlands Technical College

Michael Weaver
McNair Law Firm, P.A.