Director of Small & Minority Business
Naomi Walton was born in Neunkirchen Germany; but calls the capital city of Columbia, South Carolina her home. Before joining the Chamber, Naomi garnered extensive logistical and project management experience. With a passion for aiding the underserved and underrepresented, Naomi finds herself aligned to facilitate the small and minority business initiatives for the Columbia Chamber. As the Director of Small and Minority Business, Walton is responsible for providing leadership and oversight for the Columbia Chamber’s Small Business Initiatives including overseeing the newly launched Midlands Minority Business Accelerator program. Naomi strives to ensure everyone has equitable opportunities by educating, empowering, and actively engaging all participants in the programs to serve as a catalyst for our community’s advancement.