See below for a list of the 30+ community leaders helping to move our initiatives forward.


Merl F. Code, Ogletree Deakins, REEM Commission Co-Chair

David Lominack, TD Bank, REEM Commission Co-Chair

Meghan Barp, United Way of Greenville County

Pastor Sean Dogan, Long Branch Baptist Church

Deborah McKetty, United Way of Greenville County

Carlos Phillips, Greenville Chamber of Commerce


Elizabeth Davis, Furman University (Co-Chair)
Stacey Mills, USC Upstate (Co-Chair)
Baxter Wynn, Community Advocate
Liz Seman, Furman University, Greenville County Council
Dr. Burke Royster, Greenville County Schools
Jason Richards, NAI Earle Furman
Minor Shaw, Micco LLC


Will Whitley, Michelin North America (Co-Chair)
Gage Weekes, Hollingsworth Funds (Co-Chair)
Bob Morris, Community Foundation of Greenville
Jessica Donan, EY
S.T. Peden, Minority Economic Development Institute
Mayor Knox White, City of Greenville
Joe Erwin, Endeavor


Dr. Karen Baynes-Dunning, Community Advocate (Co-Chair)
Chief Howie Thompson, Greenville Police Department (Co-Chair)
Traci Fant, Freedom Fighter’s Upstate Foundation
Reverend J. M. Flemming, NAACP
Sheriff Hobart Lewis, Greenville County Sheriff’s Department
Bishop Sam Zimmerman, NAACP Greenville
Rich Hagins, US&S


Dr. Shaniece Criss, Furman University & TR City Council (Co-Chair)
Deb Long, Bon Secours St. Francis Health System (Co-Chair)
Peggy Baxter, Community Advocate
Matt Caldwell, Bon Secours St. Francis Health System
Brandon Cook, New Horizon Family Health Services, Inc.
Dr. Amy Crockett, Prisma Health
Melinda Gillespie, Prisma Health
Amy Linsin - Prisma Health
Susan McLarty - Greenville Homeless Alliance
Dr. Kenneth Rogers - South Carolina Department of Mental Health
Dr. Shelia Roundtree - Greenville VA Clinic
Dr. Kerry Sease - Bradshaw Institute
Sally Wills - LiveWell Greenville


Tamela Spann, Vice President of Strategic Initiatives with the Hollingsworth Funds (Co-Chair)

Katy Smith, Greenville Partnership for Philanthropy (Co-Chair)
Butch Kirven, Greenville County Council

Robert Hughes, Hughes Development

Kennedy Brown, Youth Advocate​