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) 733-1110 or email us today.

Executive Committee

Board Members

Diplomat Link Chair
Leanna Lee
Graduate Columbia

Leadership Columbia Advisory Board Chair
Shayla Merritt
SSOE | Stevens & Wilkinson

Leadership Columbia Alumni Association Advisory Board Chair
Kim McMahon
University of South Carolina

Northeast Connection Chair
Ann Thomason
Ann Thomason Real Estate

Public Leadership Institute (PLI) Chair
Will Holmes
First Carolina Bank

Small Business Council Chair
Jared Clary
Splash Omnimedia

John Boyd
Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A.

Michael Bundy
Prisma Health

Frank Cason
Cason Development Group

Susan Cohen
South Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association

Brett Edwards
Enterprise Holdings

Bill Ellen
Experience Columbia, SC

John Ewing
Kroger Foods

Solon Flowers

John Griggs

Michael Gula
Columbia Metropolitan Airport

Terry Gunn

Nicole Hendricks
Encompass Health

Lynn Hutto
LIH Consulting

Matt Kennell
City Center Partnership

Bill Kirkland
University of South Carolina

Montague Laffitte
South State Bank

JT McLawhorn
Columbia Urban League, Inc.

Heather Mitchell
Boudreaux Group, Inc.

Dr. Harris Pastides
University of South Carolina

Amruth Reddy
Mark Anthony Brewing

Dr. Ronald Rhames
Midlands Technical College

Larry Salley
Greater Columbia Community Relations Council

Nicole B. Scott
Bank of America

Mark Westmoreland
Wells Fargo

Brad Wright
Burr Forman McNair