Location

Columbia

Career History

Business entrepreneur who built several technology companies following 20 successful years in traditional brick and mortar retail; Press Secretary to a U.S. Congressman while attending law school

Education

University of South Carolina School of Law and the International School of Law in Washington, D.C.

Bachelor's Degree from the University of Michigan

Awards & Accomplishments

U.S. Small Business Administration - Small Business Person of the Year for both the State of South Carolina and the 10-state southeastern region

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Blue Chip Award for Business Excellence

Palmetto Center for Women TWIN Award for Entrepreneurship

Community Involvement

Helped found the Southeastern Institute for Women in Politics; Former boards - Small Business Board of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, the University of South Carolina Educational and Research Foundation Boards, Claflin College Business Board, among others

Mentee(s)

Teresa Wilson