B.A. in Political Science, Clemson University

Community Involvement

Boards– Peace Center for the Performing Arts, Greenville Revitalization Corporation; Former boards - Phillis Wheatley Center, the Upstate Alliance and the BI-LO Charity Classic; Graduate, Diversity Leadership Academy at Furman University; Previous communications vice chair, Greenville Chamber of Commerce; Past member, S.C. Governor Jim Hodges’ Commission on Teacher Quality; Previous chair, South Carolina Democratic Party; Recipient, Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award; Inductee, Greenville Tech Entrepreneur Forum; Member, Clemson University Entrepreneurs’ Round Table


John P. Gettys, Hope Blackley