Board of Directors

  • Bill Barnet, CEO of The Barnet Company and Barnet Development Company, Duke Endowment Trustee and Former Mayor of Spartanburg, South Carolina

  • Steve Benjamin, Mayor of Columbia, South Carolina

  • Peg Breen, President of The New York Landmarks Conservancy

  • Evelyn McGee Colbert, President of the Montclair Film Festival Board of Trustees

  • Walter Edgar, USC Professor Emeritus and Author

  • Dick Elliott, Attorney, Former Chair, Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce

  • Mike Gianoni, President & CEO of Blackbaud, Inc.

  • Jonathan Green, Artist & Activist, Jonathan Green Studios

  • Carolyn Hunter, President of C&A Unlimited, Inc.

  • Sheila Johnson, Founder & CEO of Salamander Hotels & Resorts

  • Wilbur E. Johnson, IAAM Board Chair, Attorney & Managing Partner, Young Clement Rivers, LLP

  • Bill Kennard, IAAM Board Treasurer, Co-Founder and Chairman of Velocitas Partners LLC and Former United States Ambassador to the European Union

  • Pam Lackey, President of AT&T South Carolina

  • Melissa Lindler, IAAM Board Secretary, Director, Office of Business Opportunities, City of Columbia, South Carolina

  • Erwin Maddrey, Former CEO & President of Delta Woodside Industries

  • Ron McCray, Limited Partner of the Boston Celtics

  • Reggie McKnight, Public Policy, Facebook

  • Michael B. Moore, CEO & President of the International African American Museum

  • Bernie Powers, Professor of History, College of Charleston Professor

  • Joseph P. Riley, Jr., Former Mayor of Charleston, South Carolina

  • Kitty Robinson, Former Executive Director 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, EVP of Public Affairs & Chief of Staff for Viacom Family Group & EVP of Global Inclusion Strategy for Viacom

  • Henry Smythe, Attorney, Womble Bond Dickinson

  • John Tecklenburg, Mayor of Charleston. South Carolina

  • Antonio D. Tillis, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences and M. D. Anderson Professor of Hispanic Studies, University of Houston

  • Keith Waring, Charleston City Council Member, Financial Planner

  • Lucille Whipper, Activist and former State Representative