Riley Fellows in the News: November 28, 2022

Russell Booker (Upstate, Fall 2009), executive director of the Spartanburg Academic Movement, has been appointed to serve as a member of the South Carolina Education Oversight Committee. Read more.


Eileen Burkhardt (Lowcountry, Fall 2017), founding director of operations for Compass Collegiate Academy, was among those recognized in Charleston Business Magazine’s 2022 Best & Brightest 35 and Under. Read more.


Yendelela Neely Holston (Statewide, Spring 2021) of Kilpatrick Townsend, received one of Corporate Counsel’s 2022 Women, Influence and Power in Law awards. Read more.


Brent Jonas (Lowcountry, Fall 2016) was hired as the first COO of Sustain SC. Read more.


David Pankau (Midlands, Spring 2013), chair of the board for BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina, received the Ambassador of the Year award from the Columbia Chamber of Commerce. Read more.


Carlos Phillips (Upstate, Spring 2017), Greenville Chamber president and CEO, was appointed as chair elect of the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives. Read more.


Glenis Redmond (Upstate, Fall 2013) was named the City of Greenville’s first poet laureate. Read more.


Among those recognized in the Free Times’ 2022 Power List are JoAnn Turnquist (Midlands, Spring 2013), president and CEO of the Central Carolina Community Foundation; Melanie Huggins (Midlands, Spring 2018), executive director of the Richland County Public Library;

Rhonda Hunsinger (Midlands, Spring 2020), executive director of the South Carolina Philharmonic; and Della Watkins (Midlands, Spring 2019), executive director of the Columbia Museum of Art. Read more.