The Berkeley Chamber of Commerce Announces Todd Buddin as 2022 President

Todd Buddin - Berkeley Chamber President

Todd Buddin - Berkeley Chamber President

(BERKELEY COUNTY, SC) The Berkeley Chamber of Commerce, the leading voice for the business community, announced the 2022 Board of Directors on January 5, 2022. Todd Buddin, President & CEO of First National Bank of South Carolina, will serve as 2022 Chamber President. "Serving as the President of the Berkeley Chamber's Board of Directors is an honor," said Todd Buddin. "In 2022, the Chamber will be focused on growing and strengthening our businesses and building synergy throughout the business community. Our Board of Directors focus will be on developing and expanding programs and opportunities for our businesses, along with addressing and advocating the key issues that affect our members: workforce, infrastructure, education, training, and planned growth of our region,” stated Buddin.

Joining the 2022 Board of Directors this year are Derek Harris, Sr. Project Manager/Land & Housing Development Brookfield Properties; Rod Whiting, Vice President, Public Relations & Communications Trident Health; Marc Moore, Hot Mill Manager, Nucor; Pete L. Bailey, President C.R. Hipp Construction, Inc.; Jennifer Myers, Southern Division Operations Manager, Dominion Energy South Carolina; and A.J. Geffert, Dealer Group GM, Mercedes-Benz Van Center – Baker.

They join sitting members Chris Stow, Past President, Maintenance & Engineering Manager, Nucor; Patrick Bosse, Chief Administrative Officer, Roper St. Francis Berkeley Hospital – Administration; Kent Fonvielle, President Cooper River Partners, LLC; Katya Gill, Sr. Legal Counsel, Volvo Car USA LLC; Steve Lattuca, CFO, REV Federal Credit Union; Gary Plyler, Regional Business Development Manager, MAU Workforce Solutions; Ron Scherba, Site Operations Manager, Google Data Centers; Denny Thompson, Director of External Affairs, Home Telecom; Talon M. Wagenknecht, Construction Manager/Community Development, Stantec; and Liaison members: Rob Smith, Attorney, Moore & Van Allen; and Ron Mitchum, Executive Director, BCD Council of Governments.
"We want to thank Todd for his dedication and look forward to the accomplishments our 2022 Board of Directors will achieve over the next year!" stated Elaine M. Morgan, CEO, Berkeley Chamber of Commerce.

About Berkeley Chamber of Commerce
The Berkeley Chamber of Commerce is the voice of Business in the greater Berkeley County area. The Chamber seeks to accomplish this vision by advocating for initiatives that enable businesses to grow, thrive, and remain relevant and forward-thinking in an ever-changing world. The Chamber exists to create a positive impact on our community. The Berkeley Chamber strives to be the unifying force that brings together and leads those who work to improve the quality of life in the Berkeley County region through business growth.


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