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Palmetto Health Foundation Boards

The expertise and dedication of our board members is reflected in their extraordinary contributions to the Foundation through promoting program awareness, developing financial resources, enhancing education, prevention, and research activities, advocating compassionate and responsive patient and family care and fostering community support and involvement.


Palmetto Health Foundation Board

Bill Duda, Chair
Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart PC

Margaret Nevill, Chair Elect
Mad Platter

Brian Dunphy, Finance Chair/Treasurer
Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC

Ted Creech, Secretary

Steve Anastasion
Baker & Baker Real Estate Developers

Marie Boyd
USC School of Law 

Emily Brady Bedenbaugh
Community Volunteer

Eleanor P. Clark
B & E Enterprises Inc.

Virginia Crocker
Mickle & Bass

Mary Dailey
Community Volunteer

Dan D'Alberto
Gray Fox Strategic

Ryan Dukes
Blue Marlin Restaurant

Benjamin M. Green
Insurance Advantage

Jeff Griffin
WO Blackstone

Pam L. Jenkins
Colonial Life

Elizabeth Nkuo Johnson
BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina

Claire Breedin Jones
SC Education Lottery

Jane Kulbersh
Community Volunteer

Bill McElveen
Alpha Media

Carroll McGee
McGee Real Estate

Drew Painter
First Community Bank

Dee Bennett Perez
Retired City of Columbia

Judy C. Smith
Community  Volunteer

Mary Ellen Barnwell
Chair, Palmetto Health Cancer Centers Board of Directors

Charles Beaman
CEO, Palmetto Health

Frank Brown
Immediate Past Chair

Beverly Chrisman
Baptist Healthcare System Board of Trustees

Paul Fant
Palmetto Health Board of Directors

John Griggs
Chair, Children's Hospital Board of Directors

James Herlong, MD
Palmetto Health Board of Directors

Victoria P. Hollins
Chair, Women's Leadership Circle

Sandra Sims
Richland Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees

Palmetto Health Cancer Centers Board

Mary Ellen Barnwell
Community Volunteer

Alice Adams
Vice Chair
Murphy & Grantland, P.A.

Chip Stanley
Immediate Past Chair
Janney Montgomery Scott, LLC

Sharleen Craig
Secretary, Atrium Society Chair
EXIT Real Estate Consultants
Bruce Fewell
Corporate Concepts

Georgette Sandifer
Membership Chair
Gallman Consulting

Charles R. Vernon, Jr.
The Cavalry Chair
ArborOne Farm Credit

Emily Anna Long
Walk for Life/Famously Hot Pink Half Committee Chair
Downtown Church

Suzanne M. Pucci
McDaniels Golf Classic Chair
Stanley Steemer

Frances Brown Anderson
University of South Carolina School of Law

Marvin J. Caughman
Community Volunteer

Stephany Connelly
AppleOne Employment Services

John W. Foster, Jr.
Baptist Board of Trustees, Appointee

Elizabeth “Beth” Frost
Cohn Construction

Jeanette K. Fulton, MD
Pitts Radiology

Beth McCamey Harris
Companion Life Insurance

Allison Horne
Palmetto Health

Audrey Korsgaard
University of South Carolina

Sara Krisnow
Lizard’s Thicket

Chris LaTorre, DMD, PA.

Jennifer Mashura
BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina

Phyllis McElveen
Row Gallery, LLC

Kathy Mercer
University of South Carolina School of Nursing

Kathleen Muthig
Finkel Law Firm

Barbara Ann Petit
Community Volunteer

Leigh Gignilliat Pound
Hammond School

Donna Graham Rone
Community Volunteer

Elizabeth Woodring Ross
Keller Williams Realty

Ronald Scott
Richland Board of Trustees, Appointee

Debbie Seale
Palmetto Health

Janet Snider
University of South Carolina School of Medicine

Susan Steck
University of South Carolina Arnold School of Public Health

W. Bruce Truluck
Biomet Orthopedics

Bhavna Maker Vasudeva
Community Volunteer

William W. West III
Scott & Company LLC

Peter A. Zvejnieks, MD
Metabolic Medical Center

Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital Board

John Griggs

Everett A. Kendall, II
Vice Chair
Sweeny, Wingate & Barrow, P.A.

Barbara Koosa Ryan
Grant Thornton LLP

Jeff Reeves
Immediate Past Chair
Wells Fargo

Brad Blackburn
AMC Member-at-Large
Dyadic Financial Management

Shelton W. Haile 
Champions Society Chair
Richardson, Plowden & Robinson, P.A.

Jennifer Laval Lloyd
Merrill Lynch

Charles Moore
AMC Member-at-Large

Mary Lynch Wagnon
Festival of Trees Chair
Colonial Life

Anna Alessandrini
Community Volunteer

Diane Bagnal-Moody
Palmetto Health Children's Hospital

Kristen Beckham
Dominion Resources

Carl Blackstone
Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce

Billie M. Boette
Baptist Board of Trustees Appointee

Scott A. Bonnette
Food Lion, LLC

Timothy E. Davis
Richland Board of Trustees Appointee

Greg Downs
Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc.

Darren Foy
Keenan Suggs

Michele B. Frazier
Midlands Hearing Associates
Jay Hamm
Palmetto Health 

Drew Hampton
Groucho’s/Eggs Up Grill

Chad Holbrook
University of South Carolina

Jeff Holloway, MD
USC Department of Pediatrics, Department of Juvenile Justice

Robert Hubbird, MD
Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital

Victor Iskersky, MD
Palmetto Health 

Fitz King

Lauren Leviner
South Carolina Education Lottery

Andrew Lucas
The Inn at USC

Chris Pricenor
First Reliance Bank

Brenda Rankin
Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital

Katie Schanz
Rogers Lewis Law Firm 

Darrell Scott
Capitol Resources, LLC

Stephanie Shields

Caughman Taylor, MD
Palmetto Health Children`s Hospital
USC Department of Pediatrics

Chappell Wilson
University of South Carolina Honors College

Debbie Zvejnieks
University of South Carolina OB/GYN

Inpatient Rehabilitation Program at Children's Hospital

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Walk for Life and Famously Hot Pink Half Marathon, 5K and 10K

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