Board of Directors

Please click here to read brief biographies of the current Board of Directors.

President

Christi M. Sheppard
TM Floyd & Company
PO Box 8263
Columbia, SC 29202
Phone: 803-227-1045
Fax: 803-376-5857
E-mail
Vice President/Program Chair

Bryan Gates
Lutheran Homes of South Carolina
300 Ministry Drive
Irmo, SC 29063
Phone: 803-749-5119
Fax: 803-749-5111
E-mail
Membership Chair

James Fadell
Carolina Training & Assessments
100 Old Cherokee Road
Suite F351
Lexington, SC 29072
Phone: 8037677695
E-mail
Secretary

Rita Halverson
Palmetto Health
129 N Washington Street
Sumter, SC 29150
Phone: 803-422-7652
E-mail
Treasurer

Mylene Virata
SC Department of Juvenile Justice
PO Box 21069
Columbia, SC 29221-1069
Phone: 803-896-5134
Fax: 803-896-4734
E-mail
Legislative Chair

Mark Hopper
CoastalStates Bank
2530 Devine St.
Columbia, SC 29205
Phone: 803-765-9604
Fax: 803-765-7294
E-mail
Student Liaison

Rhonda Midgette
TD Bank
151 Corley Mill Road
Lexington, SC 29072
Phone: 803 331 3428
E-mail
Certification Chair

Brennen Gerards
Bartech, DBA TechCentral
3712 Yale Ave
Columbia, SC 29205
Phone: 334-750-0148
E-mail
Workforce Readiness Chair

Rodger E. Benson
Starbucks Coffee Company
114 Sirens Lane
Gaston, SC 29053
Phone: 803-791-6375
E-mail
Diversity/Community Affairs Chair

Jamel Fields
SC Department of Labor, Licensing and Re
110 Centerview Drive
Columbia, SC 29211
Phone: 8038964325
Fax: 8038964697
E-mail
Manufacturing Chair
Toni Pierce
American SpiraldWeld Pipe (ASWP)
2061 American Italitan Way
Columbia, SC 29209
Phone: 803-695-2209
Fax: 803-695-2251
E-mail
Sponsor Relations

Dennis Peterson
Husqvarna Group
Nationwide
Phone: 803-740-7630
E-mail
Media Chair

Sheila Bias
Fisher & Phillips, LLP
1320 Main Street
Suite 750
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: 803-740-7676
Fax: 803-255-0202
E-mail
Ad Hoc Member

William H. Floyd, III, Esq.
Nexsen Pruet Adams Kleemeier
1230 Main Street Ste. 700
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: 803-771-8900
Fax: 803-253-8277
E-mail
Past President

Karen Luchka Wingo
South Carolina Department of Administration
5 Amberview Court
Irmo, SC 29063
Phone: 803-760-5883
E-mail