Greenville, SC – Better Business Bureau® serving Upstate South Carolina is pleased to announce the appointment of Lou Hutchings, Hutchings Solutions, LLC, as Chairman of the Better Business Bureau® Education Foundation. Hutching has been actively involved with the BBB Education Foundation since its inception.
The BBB Education Foundation’s mission is to create an ethical marketplace through community outreach providing ethics, identity theft, and scam prevention education.
“I am honored and pleased to serve again as Chairman of the BBB Education Foundation Board for 2021. Surviving this past year was challenging for our foundation but we persevered through this difficult time," said Hutchings. "For this coming year, in addition to our amazing staff, we have an excellent slate of board members and program directors in place to actively pursue our goals. We look forward to serving the Upstate SC community with renewed effort and commitment."
“Lou Hutchings has been a tremendous asset to the BBB for many years,” says Vee Daniel, BBB President/CEO. “He possesses intimate familiarity and alignment with BBB practices and ethics, and we are delighted to have him lead the BBB Education Foundation Board as 2021 Chairman. “
BBB Education Foundation Board of Directors include: Stephanie Rose of Godshall Professional Recruiting as Vice Chairman, Jill Rayburn of North Greenville University as Secretary, Cheryl Hicks of Pinnacle Financial Partners as Treasurer, and Vee Daniel, BBB President/CEO. BBB Education Foundation Program Directors include: Allie Van Dyke of The Blood Connection, Emily Scurry of Flourish, Gail Englert of Bask Enterprises LLC, and Michelle Byrd of Greenville Technical College.
ABOUT BBB: For more than 100 years, the Better Business Bureau has been helping people find businesses, brands, and charities they can trust. In 2019, people turned to BBB more than 183 million times for BBB Business Profiles on nearly 5.8 million businesses and Charity Reports on 11,000 charities, all available for free at bbb.org. The International Association of Better Business Bureaus is the umbrella organization for the local, independent BBBs in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. BBB of the Upstate was founded in 1982 and serves 10 counties in the Upstate area.