At its Oct. 10 board meeting hosted by member institution Anderson University, SCICU elected 12 South Carolina business and civic leaders to serve three-year terms on its board of trustees.
“Hailing from all regions of South Carolina, our new trustees bring a great depth and breadth of leadership experience to our board,” said SCICU President and CEO Jeff Perez. “This group complements our existing board leadership, and we look forward to their many contributions supporting our 21 member colleges and universities.”
SCICU is pleased to present the Class of 2026 trustees (Click here for new trustee bios.):
Ms. Susan Padget Amick
Senior Vice President – Commercial Banker
SouthState Bank, N.A.
Ms. Ava L. Ayers
APS Firm, LLC
Ms. Jerry Bentley
Retired Educator and Mental Health Practitioner
Mr. Wade Kolb
Mr. Tom Kutyla
SVP Commercial Division Manager – Columbia Metro Service Area
United Community Bank
Mr. Donny McElveen
Employee Benefit Sales Leader – SC
Brown and Brown, Inc.
Ms. Adela Mendoza
Mr. John Ramsey
Diamond Hill Plywood Co.
Ms. Kalisha Richardson
Associate Director of Minority Research
South Carolina Senate
Mr. Mark Robbins
Senior Director – Global Human Resources
Sonoco Products Company
Mr. Patrick Z. Sapp
Chief Operation Officer
Universal Therapeutic Services, LLC
Mr. Kevin Short
SVP –Middle Market Banking – Mid-South Region
SCICU also thanks outgoing trustees for their distinguished service: