Corporate Board

Erik Marechal became Board Chairman at the 2017 Annual Meeting.

2017 Board of Directors

Chairman
Erik Marechal – McLean Marechal Insurance

Vice Chairs
Les Echols – Greater Flo. Chamber of Comm.
Tim Hess – McLeod Health
Richard Skipper – State Farm Insurance

Treasurer
Robert Harris – Health Facil. Fed. Credit Union

Secretary
Marty Hucks – Francis Marion University

Immediate Past Chair
Robb Sasser – Wells Fargo Advisors

Corporate Board
Kenny Barnes – Rep. Jim Clyburn’s Office
Buddy Brand – Stifel Nicolaus
Dr. Randy Bridges – Florence School District 1
Solomon Eaddy, Jr. – Peoples Funeral Home
Tom Ewart – First Reliance Bank
Marion Ford – Retired businessman
Rev. Merritt Graves – Mt. Zion AME Church
Kyle Gunter – FBi Construction
Richard Harrington – Retired businessman
Helen Holland – Community Volunteer
Wanda James – McDonald’s
Michelle Jones – Speech/Language Therapist
Don Kausler – Morning News
Lyles Cooper Lyles – Pee Dee Land Trust
Patricia Parr – retired attorney
Ellen Pearson – Community Volunteer
Cille Scott – Community Volunteer
Chipper Smith – Smith Funeral Home of Florence
Jeff Stevens – Pepsi Cola of Florence
Larry Waring – Duke Energy
Damon White – Assurant
Lloyd Willcox II – Willcox, Buyck & Williams
Carrington Wingard – Attorney
Priscilla Zimmerman – Florence Co. Sheriff’s Office

Hemingway Board Representative
George H. Brown – GHB Enterprises

Hartsville Board Representative
Asem Mokaddem – Sonoco Products

Lake City Board Representative
Lovith Anderson – Mayor of the City of Lake City

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