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12 new members join Alumni Board

Last updated February 10, 2016

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 THE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION Board of Directors, which provides counsel and guidance to the university on behalf of alumni, welcomes 12 new members and a new chair, Leslie Smith ’91, to its ranks this fall.

Smith, a resident of Jacksonville, Fla., is finance director with Genessee & Wyoming, a rail services company. She takes the gavel from J. Chris Brown ’89.

The 12 newcomers represent one of the board’s largest first-year “classes” in many years. They are:

? Henry Barton ’84 (Elgin, S.C.), director of legislative and regulatory relations with SCANA Corporation of South Carolina.

? Laura Wahoske Benz ’00 (Sharpsburg, Ga.), an attorney with the firm of William Thomas Craig.

? Bryan Fox ’93 (Columbia, S.C.), director of special projects with Palmetto Health and founder of Athletic Performance Excellence.

? Russell Gambrell ’79 (Martinez, Ga.), telecommunications specialist with the U.S. Army at Fort Gordon.

? Cal Hurst ’04 (Greenville), vice president/commercial relationship manager with PNC Bank.

? Richard Hyman ’77 (Weston, Conn.), vice president of national account sales for Global Imaging Systems.

? Steve Price ’86 (Bradenton, Fla.), co-pastor, Harvest United Methodist Church.

? Chris Smith ’95 (Blythewood, S.C.), owner of Moe’s and Smashburger restaurants.

? Kevin Spears ’92 (Decatur, Ga.), development officer for Visiting Nurse Health System, a home healthcare and hospice provider.

? Doug Stinson ’01 (Knoxville, Tenn.), sales and marketing representative for England, a La-Z-Boy company.

? Lizzie Wherry ’01 (Charleston, S.C.), outside sales representative for Dealers Supply & Lumber Co.

? Beth Goodlet Williams ’91 (Charlotte, N.C.), director of youth ministries at First Presbyterian Church.

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