Leaders for Business

The Board of Directors of the Columbia Chamber is a group of dedicated volunteers who set policy direction for the Chamber. An Executive Committee from within the Board of Directors governs Chamber operations.

If you would like to know more about the Columbia Chamber or organizational governance, please contact us at (803) 733-1110 or email us today.

Executive Committee

John Griggs
John
Griggs
Past-Chair
Montague Laffitte
Montague
Laffitte
Brian Boyer
Brian
Boyer
Chair-Elect
Ron Harvey
Ron
Harvey
Minority Business Accelerator Advisory Committee Chair
Karen Jenkins
Karen
Jenkins
Chair
Jean Cecil Frick
Jean
Cecil Frick
Terrance Ford
Terrance
Ford
Mike Farmer
Mike
Farmer
Holt Chetwood
Holt
Chetwood
Chris Zimmer
Chris
Zimmer
Riverbanks Foundation Chair
John Cadena
John
Cadena
Peyton Bryant
Peyton
Bryant
Finance Committee Chair
Anita Murphy
Anita
Murphy
Partner Relations Committee Chair
James Bennett
James
Bennett
Laura McKinney
Laura
McKinney
Workforce Development Committee Chair
Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis
Dr. Roslyn
Clark Artis
David Looper
David
Looper
Public Policy Committee Chair

Board Members

Diplomat Link Chair
Anita Murphy
Grow Financial Federal Credit Union

Leadership Columbia Advisory Board Chair
David Looper
FSI Rentals

Leadership Columbia Alumni Association Advisory Board Chair
Frank Mundy
Stewart

Northeast Connection Chair
Ann Thomason
ERA Wilder Realty, Inc.

Public Leadership Institute (PLI) Chair
Will Holmes
First Carolina Bank

Small Business Council Chair
Adam Jones
Jones, McAden & Associates

Members:

  • Dr. Michael Amiridis
    University of South Carolina
  • John Boyd
    Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A.
  • Caleb Buchanan
    Prisma Health
  • Susan Cohen
    South Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association
  • Bill Duda
    Ogletree Deakins
  • Bill Ellen
    Experience Columbia, SC
  • John Ewing
    Kroger Foods
  • Michael Gula
    Columbia Metropolitan Airport
  • Terry Gunn
    MUSC
  • Nicole Hendricks Woods
    Encompass Health
  • Lynn Hutto
    LIH Consulting
  • Matt Kennell
    City Center Partnership
  • Bill Kirkland
    University of South Carolina
  • Montague Laffitte
    South State Bank
  • Laura McKinney
    First Community Bank
  • JT McLawhorn
    Columbia Urban League, Inc.
  • Heather Mitchell
    Boudreaux Group, Inc.
  • Lara Lott Moore
    Lexington Medical Center
  • Dr. Ronald Rhames
    Midlands Technical College
  • Larry Salley
    Greater Columbia Community Relations Council
  • Nicole B. Scott
    Bank of America
  • Brad Shank
    Columbia Fireflies
  • Lindsey Spires Griffin
    Bank of America
  • Sanders Tate
    McMillan Pazdan Smith Architecture
  • Mark Westmoreland
    Wells Fargo
  • Brad Wright
    Burr Forman McNair