About Us

The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce Diversity and Inclusion Council

The mission of the South Carolina Diversity and Inclusion Council is to encourage, support, and educate employers, who are building inclusive workplace environments, as they seek to value and strengthen diversity.

The Diversity and Inclusion Council achieves its goals by:

  • Educating members through structured, quarterly (or more frequent) meetings on topics related to diversity.

  • Encouraging open and honest discussion among business leaders.

  • Providing communication channels between key community and business organizations.

  • Supporting membership as they seek to strengthen themselves through professional development in the area of diversity awareness and training.

  • Providing high quality, dynamic and responsive programs and services to businesses


Dr. Cynthia Walters, Prisma Health -Chair 

Mr. Michael Allen, MOA Architecture

Mr. Rodger Benson,  Starbucks Coffee Company - Sandy Run Roasting Plant

Mr. Cliff Bourke, Southeastern Freight Lines

Mr. Chase Clelland, Grow Financial Federal Credit Union

Ms. Mandy Collins, Aiken Chamber of Commerce

Ms. Meggan Corbin, South Carolina Federal Credit Union

Ms. Paige Donnell, Enterprise Holdings

Bishop Ronnie Duncan, Agape Care

Dr. Shawn Edwards, Citadel- The Military College of S.C.

Ms. Lisa Elliott, Shaw Industries Group, Inc.

Mr. Sidney Evering, Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP

Ms. Kasey Fickling, Sysco Columbia,  LLC

Ms. Angela Leon, Microsoft Corporation

Ms. Rhonda Midgette, TD Bank, N.A.

Ms. Aimee Murray, Dominion Energy

Ms. Nana Nyanin, LPL Financial LLC

Ms. Breon Walker, Gallivan, White & Boyd, P.A.

Ms. Zoe Watkins, South Carolina Federal Credit Union

Ms. Gayel Wigfall, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina

Mr. Dameon Williams, Extraordinary Headhunters LLC

Ms. Sheila Willis,  Fisher Phillips 

Chamber Contact: Ms. Cynthia Bennett, cynthia.bennett@scchamber.net