President & CEO, South Carolina Council on Competitiveness

Career History

Senior Public Policy Counsel, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina; General Counsel, Lake City Partnership Council; Director of Research, Palmetto Institute; Attorney, McNair Law Firm; U.S. Army Reserves (Operations Desert Shield/Desert Storm); Judicial Law Clerk, the Honorable Roger M. Young, Ninth Circuit


J.D. (cum laude), the University of South Carolina School of Law

B.S. in Criminal Justice, the University of South Carolina

Community Involvement

Board of Commissioners, South Carolina State Housing, Finance, and Development Authority (gubernatorial appointee); Boards - South Carolina Research Authority, South Carolina Thrive (chair) and Central Carolina Community Foundation; Previous boards – Lake City Housing Foundation, The Darla Moore and Richard Rainwater Foundation and Prevent Child Abuse-South Carolina; Volunteer Guardian ad Litem; Pro bono lobbyist, South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault


Nikki Hall