Summerville Chamber Announces 2018 Executive Committee and Board of Directors

Summerville, SC – The Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce announces the 2018 Executive Committee and Board of Directors, comprised of twenty-six business leaders who volunteer their time to preserve small town charm and inspire world class business in Summerville and Dorchester County. The Chamber Board is made up of executives from various industries, including healthcare, education, finance, manufacturing, construction, hospitality, retail, and nonprofit. The Chamber Board and Executive Committee is led by 2018 Board Chair Edward Tupper, Owner of TUPCO, Inc., and Summerville Chamber President and CEO, Rita Berry.

2018 Executive Committee and Board of Directors
Edward Tupper TUPCO, Inc. Chair

Tony Pope State Farm Insurance – Tony Pope, Agent Immediate Past Chair

Jonathan Patterson First National Bank of SC Chair-Elect

Scott Runyon SCE&G Chair-Elect Designate

Rita Berry The Chamber President/CEO

Carrie Bovender Grand Forest, Inc. Co-Vice Chair, Education & Workforce Dev.

Co-Director, Leadership Dorchester Advisory Council

Michael Chauvin Summerville Journal Scene Vice Chair, Membership & Marketing

Debbie Clarke Wells Fargo Bank Vice Chair, Finance

Robert Pratt RE/MAX, Pratt & Company Vice Chair, Business & Community Dev.

Director, Infrastructure Sub-Committee

Russ Touchberry Infrastructure Consulting & Engineering Vice Chair, Public Policy

Bob Walker Trident Technical College Co-Vice Chair, Education & Workforce Dev.

Diane Frankenberger People, Places & Quilts

Elena Furnari Dorchester School District Two Co-Director, Leadership Dorchester
Advisory Council

Ronnie Givens Retired

Ron Jaicks Wingate by Wyndham at CSU Director, Tourism Sub-Committee

Michael Lisle Summerville DREAM Ex-Officio Member

Debbie Maccario Maggie Rose, Inc. Director, Downtown Area Council

Stephanie Mangini Volvo Cars US Operations

Jack Mitchell AT&T

Steve Nannicelli Heritage Trust Federal Credit Union Director, Knightsville Area Council

Wendell Nolan The Sentinel Director, Young Professionals Council

Randy Patrick Michael Baker International, Inc. Director, N. Summerville Area Council

Madelyn Robinson Town of Summerville

Megan Severn The ARK, Alzheimer’s Family Support Director, Nonprofit Council

Gray Somerville LaunchPath Innovation

John Truluck Dorchester County Economic Development

Michael Wood ServisFirst Bank Chair, Golf Committee

Lisa Valentine Summerville Medical Center Director, Oakbrook Area Council

About the Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce

Since its establishment in 1911, the Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce has been an integral part of the growth of Summerville and the surrounding areas. Our mission is to protect and promote the quality of life in the community, with specific emphasis on improving economic vitality and providing a favorable business climate. For more information, please visit www.greatersummerville.org or call (843) 873-2931.