Executive Committee



Ed Sellers

Chairman, South Carolina Council on Competitiveness

Ed Sellers, Chairman
Chairman, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina

Joel A. Smith, III, Treasurer
Dean Emeritus, Moore School of Business,
University of South Carolina

Paula Harper Bethea
Chief Advancement Officer and Special Adviser to the President, University of South Carolina

Joe Blanchard
President & CEO, Blanchard Machinery Company

Ted Creech
Assistant Director of Public Relations, South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT)

Don Herriott
Chair of Board of Directors, South Carolina Research Authority (SCRA)

 S. Hunter Howard, Jr.
Upstate Managing Partner, Scott and Company

Pamela Lackey
Retired President, AT&T South Carolina

John Lumpkin, Jr.
Senior executive adviser, Cogdell Spencer ERDMAN;
former CEO, Edens

George Wolfe
Partner, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP 

M. William “Bill” Youngblood
Shareholder, McNair Law Firm

Sue-Ann “Susie” Shannon, Ex Officio Member
President & CEO, SC Council on Competitiveness