Board of Directors

  • William Barnet, III, CEO of The Barnet Company and Barnet Development Company, Duke Endowment Trustee and Former Mayor of Spartanburg, South Carolina
  • Mayor Steve Benjamin, Mayor of Columbia, South Carolina
  • Robert E. Branan, CPAFinancial Manager, Office of Jerome J. Richardson
  • Peg A. Breen, President of The New York Landmarks Conservancy
  • Vernita BrownDirector, HR and Operations, Natalist
  • Evelyn McGee Colbert, President of the Montclair Film Festival Board of Trustees
  • Robyn ColesPresident of TRATE Properties
  • Grady L. Crosby, Vice President Public Affairs, Chief Diversity Officer and President, Johnson Controls Foundation
  • Henry E. Darby, MemberCharleston County Council
  • Richard D. Elliott, Esq., Attorney, Former Chair, Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce
  • Michael P. Gianoni, President & CEO of Blackbaud, Inc.
  • Jonathan Green, Artist & Activist, Jonathan Green Studios
  • James HairstonHead, Public Policy, Oculus, Facebook
  • Rev. Dr. Isaac HoltPastor of Royal Missionary Baptist Church
  • Carolyn Hunter-HeywardPresident of C&A Unlimited, Inc.
  • Wilbur E. Johnson, Esq.IAAM Board Chair, Attorney & Managing Partner, Young Clement Rivers, LLP
  • William E. Kennard, IAAM Board Treasurer, Co-Founder and Chairman of Velocitas Partners LLC and Former United States Ambassador to the European Union
  • Melissa L. Lindler, IAAM Board Secretary, Director, Office of Business Opportunities, City of Columbia, South Carolina
  • Erwin Maddrey, II, Former CEO & President of Delta Woodside Industries
  • Kent MatlockChairman and CEO of Matlock Advertising and Public Relations
  • Bernard E. Powers, Jr., Ph.D., Professor of History, College of Charleston Professor
  • Joseph P. Riley, Jr.Lifetime Member of the IAAM Board, Former Mayor of Charleston, South Carolina
  • Katherine S. Robinson, Former President and CEO of Historic Charleston Foundation
  • Rita Scott, Former VP of Live 5 WCSC
  • Minor Mickel Shaw, President of Micco, LLC, Chairman of The Duke Endowment
  • Marva Smalls, Executive Vice President, Global Head of Inclusion of Viacom CBS
  • Henry B. Smythe, Esq., Attorney, Womble Bond Dickinson
  • J. Elliott SummeyChair, Charleston County Council
  • Halle Tecco, Adjunct Professor at Columbia Business School and founder Emeritus of Rock Health
  • Mayor John Tecklenburg, Mayor of Charleston. South Carolina
  • Perry K. Waring, Charleston City Council Member, Financial Planner
  • Lucille S. Whipper, Lifetime Member of the IAAM Board, Activist and former State Representative
  • Heather Andrea Williams, Ph.D.Geraldine R. Segal Professor of American Social Thought, University of Pennslyvania