12 new members join Alumni Board
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.