Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees for the Foundation is composed of up to 25 individuals who are prominent in our community's business, industrial, professional and civic affairs.

Jim BraunJames L. (Jim) Braun


President and CEO
AVANTech, Inc.

Chris StormerChristian (Chris) Stormer, CPA


Bauknight, Pietras & Stormer, PA

Carolyn Ewing-Turner


Vice President of Marketing
Colonial Life

Stephanie L. DeFreese

Vice President, Sales and Marketing
BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina

Picture of David DubberlyDavid Dubberly

Attorney and Member
Nexsen Pruet

Judge Tomothy C. EdmondJudge Tomothy C. Edmond

Richland County Magistrate Judge

Kristi EidsonKristi Eidson

General Manager
Total Comfort Solutions West Columbia

Eddie GoffEddie Goff

Asset Protection Manager
Michelin NA

John Griggs, III

Market Executive
Synovous, South Carolina Region




Cheryl Holland

President and Founder
Abacus Planning Group, Inc.

Joe Johnson

Walter (Joe) Johnson

President and COO
Palmetto GBA


Angelle LaBorde

President and Chief Executive Officer
Lexington (SC) Chamber and Visitors Center


Willis Langley, IIIWillis Langley, III

Owner and Operator
Langley, III, LLC dba McDonalds


Vaughn Reynolds

Wealth Management, Market Executive
Merrill Lynch

Chris Zimmer

Senior Vice President, Market President
Truist Financial Corporation

Thomas E. Persons, Sr.Thomas (Tom) E. Persons, Sr.

Trustee Emeritus

President and CEO
S.C. Technology Alliance

James D. ReynoldsJames (Jim) D. Reynolds

Trustee Emeritus

Total Comfort Solutions

Todd SeaseL. Todd Sease


MTC Commission Chair

Dr. Ronald L. RhamesDr. Ronald L. Rhames


MTC President

Nancy McKinneyNancy McKinney


Associate Vice President Office of Philanthropy and
CEO, MTC Foundation

Debbie M. WalkerDebbie M. Walker


VP for Business Affairs, MTC