2023 – 2024 Board of Directors

The Chamber’s Board of Directors serve as appointed individuals who collectively help decide the courses of action for the Chamber. Hover over pictures for details on each board member. Alphabetical listing at bottom of page.

Kirby Anderson
Raldex Hospitalty

Paige Ard
Assurant, Chair Elect

Lethonia Barnes
City of Florence

Hugh Blanton
Synovus

Keith Buckhouse
Synergi Partners

Ken Burgess
HopeHealth

Jamie Carsten
Anderson Brothers Bank, Chairman

Dr. Fred Carter
Francis Marion University

Drew Chaplin
Palmetto Commercial Real Estate, Past Chair

Ashley Christenbury
First Bank

Diana Murphy Eaddy
Diversity Works

Linward C. Edwards, III
Law Office of Linward Edwards

Teresa Myers Ervin
City of Florence Mayor

Brian Fast, Treasurer
First Citizens Bank

Dr. Jermaine Ford
Florence Darlington Technical College

Amber Fort
Raines Co.

David Fountain
UPS Stores Florence

Derek Hemmingsen
Clarke & Company

Robby Hill
HillSouth

Jay Hinesley
MUSC Health Florence

Ed Hoffman
Trinity Collegiate School

David Kahn
Signature Wealth Strategies

Rachel Lane
FMU/Kelley Center

Jean Leatherman
ERA Leatherman Realty

Doris Lockhart
Spherion Staffing Services

Julie Maxham
House of Hope of the Pee Dee

Jeff McKay
NESA

Will McLeod
McLeod Health

Mike Miller
Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce

David Mullins
First Reliance Bank

Robbie Norris
The Florence Store of Florence

Dr. Richard O’Malley
Florence 1 Schools

Gregg Robinson
Florence County Economic Development

Rich Rowlett
Field Fastener

Dr. Brian Sang
Palmetto Smiles

William Schofield
Florence County Council Chairman

Mindy Taylor
Duke Energy

Ray Taylor
Finance of America Mortgage

Amber Tomlinson
American Red Cross