Ten at the Top Welcomes New Board Members

New board members participated in an orientation session on January 27th

New board members participated in an orientation session on January 27th

Greenville, SC [ February 3, 2020] – Ten at the Top is pleased to announce the addition of 20 new board members for the 2020-2022 term. Many of them participated in the TATT New Board Member orientation on January 27th. They join existing members to form the governing board for the 10-county non-profit organization.

New Members to the TATT board are:
Justin Benfield, CEO, Prisma Health Laurens County Hospital
Derham Cole, Associate Vice Chancellor for Finance & Administration, USC Upstate
Dr. Galen DeHay, Preisdent, Tri-County Technical College
Jeff Field, Executive Director, Laurens County Water & Sewer Commission
David Hammond, Marketing Specialist, Laurens Electric Cooperative
Dr. Eli Hestermann, Executive Dir., Furman University Institute for the Advancement of Community Health
Missy House, City Administrator, City of Inman
Heather Jones, Chief Executive Officer, Greenwood Partnership Alliance
Mustan Kapasi, President, Kapasi Glass
Kyra Lobbins, Associate Deputy Chief of Staff, Clemson University
Mark McKinney, General Manager, Cintas Corporation
Adela Mendoza, President & CEO, Hispanic Alliance
Amanda Munyan, President, Laurens County Chamber of Commerce
Michael Nail, Attorney, Ogletree, Deakins Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
Carlos Phillips, President & CEO, Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce
Tim Self, Executive Director, AnMed Health Foundation
Allen Smith, President & CEO, Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce
Annie Smith, Marketing & Development Director, USC Union
Wendy Walden, Associate Vice President for Executive Affairs, Greenville Technical College
John Wright Jr., Principal, McCoy Wright Commercial Real Estate

The TATT Board of Directors is composed of public, private and civic leaders from across the 10-county Upstate region. TATT board members are charged with representing the region and their community in fostering trust and collaboration across the region on issues of regional significance, serving as an advocate for regional thinking within their specific city or county, assisting TATT in engaging elected officials, business and community leaders, and supporting general organizational functions.

About Ten at the Top
Comprised of public, private and civic leaders from across the ten-county Upstate South Carolina Region, Ten at the Top was created to connect and encourage regional collaboration through data-driven research and regular convening of leaders and citizens to address key issues facing the region. Ten at the Top works with regional partners to foster collaboration and strategic planning to enhance the economic vitality and quality of life for Upstate residents both today and as the region continues to grow. For more information, visit www.tenatthetop.org.


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