Leadership

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
Bryant Davis
Richland County

Leadership Columbia Advisory Board Chair
Patrick Cleary
Bowman and Brooke, LLP

Leadership Columbia Alumni Association Advisory Board Chair
Renee Chow
Historic Columbia

Military Affairs Group Chair
Scot Fischer
FN America, LLC

Northeast Connection Chair
Ann Thomason
Ann Thomason Real Estate

Public Leadership Institute (PLI) Chair
Will Holmes
PNC Financial Services

Small Business Council Chair
Jared Clary
Splash Omnimedia

Talent Development Chair
Benjamin Green
Insurance Advantage 

Members:
John Boyd
Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A.

Robert L. Caslen, Jr.
University of South Carolina

Bo Cofield
Prisma Health

John Durst
South Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association

Brett Edwards
Enterprise Holdings

Bill Ellen
Experience Columbia, SC

Solon Flowers
Starbucks

Michael Gula
Columbia Metropolitan Airport

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.

Brian Morris
Fulcrum Risk Solutions

Dr. Ronald Rhames
Midlands Technical College

Will Riley
Greater Columbia Community Relations Council

John Welsh
First Citizens Bank