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 803.733.1152 or email us today.

Executive Committee

Board Members

Diplomat Link Chair
Phyllis Wood
Palmetto SolarPros

Issues Forum Chair
Torrey Rush
Osmium Development Group

Leadership Columbia Advisory Board Chair
Marshall Minton
Turner, Padget, Graham & Laney, P.A.

Leadership Columbia Alumni Association Advisory Board Chair
Ryan Newton
Graybill, Lansche & Vinzani

Marketing & Communications Committee Chair
Tina Emerson
Rogers Townsend & Thomas, PC

Military Affairs Group Chair
Dan Beatty
SC Education Lottery

Small Business Council Chair
Ron Harvey
Global Core Strategies & Consulting

Todd Avant
NAI Avant, LLC

Scott Campbell
Providence Health

Joe Clark
Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A.

John Durst
South Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association

Bill Ellen
Midlands Authority for Conventions, Sports & Tourism

Elliott Epps
Greater Columbia Community Relations Council

John Griggs

General John “Pete” Johnson
U.S. Army Training Center and Fort Jackson

Matt Kennell
City Center Partnership

David Kirkpatrick
South State Bank

Dan Mann
Columbia Metropolitan Airport

JT McLawhorn
Columbia Urban League, Inc.

Joe Nassab
Allied Air Enterprises

Dr. Harris Pastides
University of South Carolina

Dr. Ronald Rhames
Midlands Technical College

Paul Trippe
US Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management

Michael Weaver
McNair Law Firm, P.A.