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Our Board Members are senior leaders at the SC Chamber of Commerce. They share a passion for advancing the business community's interests in the Palmetto State. 


Swati Patel 

S.C. Chamber of Commerce  
Executive Vice President Public Policy, Communications and Of Counsel    
President, Chamber Foundation
swati.patel@scchamber.net 
(803) 255-2630

Lou Kennedy    
Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation
President & CEO

Steve SpinksSteve Spinks
The Spinx Co.
CEO 

Jack Sanders
Sonoco    
President & CEO (retired)
 

Barbara Melvin
South Carolina Ports Authority
Senior Vice President of Operations and Terminals


Ted Pitts

S.C. Chamber of Commerce 
President & CEO


J. Christopher Barras

Ernst & Young LLP
Executive Director  

Michael M. Shetterly
Attorney 
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.