Kristopher Jones

Kristopher Jones presently holds the position of Director at The Brookland Foundation, which serves as the community outreach branch of Brookland Baptist Church. In this capacity, Kristopher assumes responsibility for day-to-day operations and supervises the organization’s initiatives aimed at eradicating hunger and homelessness, advancing educational attainment among underprivileged communities, and ensuring universal access to high-quality […]

Ebony D. Green, M.Ed., JD

Ebony D. Green, M.Ed., JD, serves as the proprietor of Business and Books, LLC, a privately-owned Consultation and Publication Company specializing in programming and literature. Additionally, she is the visionary behind the Partner in Faith Initiative, a non-profit cooperative dedicated to providing training and valuable resources to schools, businesses, and nonprofits that prioritize Faith-based principles […]

Jennifer D. Capell, CPA

Johnnie Matthews

Johnnie Matthews, serving as Partner and VP of Operations at Heritage Brands, boasts a career steeped in innovation, adaptation, and exemplary leadership, spanning multiple sectors. His journey commenced during his teenage years, where he not only founded a band later signed by Atlantic Records but also embarked on his inaugural entrepreneurial venture. Alongside his lifelong […]

George Wolfe

George Wolfe is a retired partner at Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, where he co-chairs the firm’s Economic Development Practice Group. George previously served as Deputy General Counsel and Counselor to the Secretary at the U.S. Treasury Department. George currently serves on the Executive Committee of the South Carolina Council of Competitiveness and on the […]

Francie Kleckley

Francie Kleckly is the former national director of Privacy Policy and Compliance for the Internal Revenue Service and in that capacity has coordinated responses to high-profile data breaches across the United States. Francie worked for 36 years for the IRS, beginning as a revenue officer and rising to an executive position. She also served as the […]

Joseph M. McCulloch, Jr.

Joseph M. McCulloch, Jr. is a seasoned litigator and former prosecutor with over forty years of experience. He approaches legal problems with a creative sophistication, competence, and confidence borne of years in the courtroom. Mr. McCulloch is a strategist and problem solver. As a member of the South Carolina Bar since 1977, he is dedicated […]

Dr. Angela Blalock

Dr. Angela Blalock, is a graduate of Savannah State University, The Ohio State University, and earned the Doctorate of Musical Arts in Vocal Performance from the University of South Carolina.  She is equally comfortable in the classroom and onstage as a performer—two environments where she has shown herself to be highly skilled and respected by […]

Tiffany Adams

Tiffany Adams is the founder and Senior Pastor of The Way Worship Center, a nondenominational church in West Columbia created as a ministry for the local LGBTQIA+ community. An honoree of the “Unsung Hero Award” from the SC Pride Movement, GLAAD (“Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation”) also named her “One of 6 South Carolinians […]

David Palkovitz, CFP