Career History

Member, Greenville City Council; Executive Director, Upstate Community Mediation Center; Probate Judge


J.D., the University of Virginia School of Law; Harvard Negotiation Project

B.A. (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa), the University of Georgia

Community Involvement

Co-chair, Neighborhood Vibrancy Taskforce (City of Greenville); Boards - Friends of The Georgia Review (chair) and Triune Mercy Center; Ambassador, Oxfam America's Sisters on the Planet; Previous boards – Greenville Housing Fund, SC Supreme Court Commission on Alternative Dispute Resolution, Wachovia Bank Upstate Advisory Board (past chair), Clemson University Board of Visitors, University of Georgia Alumni Association, SC Mental Health Commission, SC Arts Commission and the Peace Center for the Performing Arts; Former member of the Executive Council and Committee, South Carolina Democratic Party


Amy H. Crockett, Kerry Sease, Michel Stone, Kimberly Witherspoon