Greenville Chamber of Commerce announces 2017 Board of Directors


The Greenville Chamber has announced its 2017 Board of Directors. Brenda Thames, who will serve as the 2017 Board Chair, received approval at the Chamber’s monthly board meeting for the 2017 volunteer leadership lineup on Thursday. “For over 128 years, the Greenville Chamber has served as the initiator, catalyst, convener and leader of so many great advancements for our community,” Thames stated. “I am honored that these local leaders have committed their valuable time and talent to work with me and the Chamber Team to do what matters for the future of Greenville.” *2017 Greenville Chamber Board of Directors* *2017 Strategic Cabinet* Brenda Thames, Greenville Health System – Chair David Lominack, TD Bank – Immediate Past Chair Keith Miller, Greenville Technical College – Chair- Elect Steve Bailey, Merus Refreshment Services – Vice Chair Business Growth Phillip Kilgore, Ogletree Deakins – Vice Chair, Business Advocacy Toby Stansell, Acumen IT – Vice Chair, Economic Growth & Prosperity Steven Buckingham, The Law Office of Steven Edward Buckingham *General Counsel* Neil Batavia, Dority & Manning – Vice Chair, Talent Todd Davidson, Nexsen Pruet, LLC – Vice Chair Diversity & Inclusion Will Huss, Trehel – Vice Chair, Investor Relations Leesa Owens, Michelin NA – Vice Chair, Communications & Community Engagement Adela Mendoza, Hispanic Alliance – Vice Chair, Leadership Development Jon Chilton, BB&T – Treasurer Carlos Phillips, Greenville Chamber President & CEO *2017 Directors* Max Allen, Clemson University Peter Barth, NEXT Craig Brown, Greenville Drive Tom Claybaugh, Greenville News Elizabeth Davis, Furman University Dave Edwards, Greenville Spartanburg Airport Mark Farris, GADC Rich Hagins, US&S, Inc. Linda Hannon, Duke Energy James Jordon, Jordon Construction Craig McCoy, Bon Secours St. Francis Health System Max Metcalf, BMW Manufacturing Co. Kevin Poyck, Hubbell Lighting Burke Royster, Greenville County Schools Gage Weekes, Hollingsworth Foundation Nancy Whitworth, City of Greenville David Wilkins, Nelson Mullins

Jim Fair
Jim is founder and publisher of, a daily news medium serving the Greater Greer area and the executive editor emeritus of The CLUTCH. Jim attended Furman University and worked most of his career at the Spartanburg Herald-Journal (a New York Times company) as Sports Editor and Business Editor. He was co-founder of the New York Times Regional Sports Group consisting of 14 properties and planned and staffed major event coverage including Winter and Summer Olympics and all major sports.

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