The South Carolina Economic Developers’ Association (SCEDA) announced its 2017-18 officers and board of directors during the annual conference in Hilton Head, SC.
Brian Nash, Vice President of Development with Agracel, Inc., will serve as the incoming SCEDA president.
“A goal of mine as the new President is to foster and encourage a team approach throughout all facets of SCEDA’s endeavors,” said Nash. “I will be challenging our Board of Directors and their committees to develop content over the coming year that encourages active participation by our SCEDA members and supports diversity and inclusivity.”
Serving alongside Nash:
2017-18 Board of Directors
President – Brian Nash, Agracel, Inc.
Vice President – Mark Warner, SCCED**, Davis & Floyd
Treasurer – Andrena Powell-Baker, SCCED**, Lockhart Power
Secretary – Richard Blackwell, SCCED**, Oconee Economic Alliance
Past President – Nelson Lindsay, SCCED**, SC Department of Commerce
Director, Marty Baltzeger, S&ME Engineering, Inc.
Director, David Swenson, CEcD*, York County Economic Development
Director, Tushar Chikhliker, Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Newly elected incoming directors 2018-2019
Director, Josh Kay, CEcD*, Myrtle Beach Regional Economic Development Corporation
Director, Sandy Steele, SCCED**, Southern Carolina Regional Development Alliance
Director, Stephanie Yarbrough, Womble Carlyle
* CEcD denotes a Certified Economic Developer
** SCCED denotes a South Carolina Certified Economic Developer