Stephen is a native of Charleston but has been living in Columbia since 1982.  He is a self-employed compensation, tax and financial consultant. He and his wife, Pam, are active members of First Baptist Church of Columbia, where Stephen serves as a deacon.

Stephen Kirkland

Chairman, Atlantic Executive Consulting Group

Reese Boyd III is an attorney and partner with of Davis & Boyd, LLC, located in Myrtle Beach, SC. Boyd is a native of Conway and a graduate of Conway High School. He also graduated from Davidson College with a degree in economics, and later from the University of South Carolina School of Law. He is active in community and church activities, and his family and he are members of First Baptist Church, Murrells Inlet.

Reese Boyd

Davis & Boyd, LLC

With a strong background in public policy, government relations and strategic communications, Carl brings a wealth of experience in working with small and large businesses, as well as professional trade associations on local, state and federal levels. As an active member in the community, Carl currently serves as a member of the Riverbanks Society, Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital board of directors and a member of First Presbyterian Church. He is also a graduate of Leadership South Carolina. Carl received his degree in business administration from College of Charleston.

Carl Blackstone

Columbia Chamber

Chad Connelly graduated from Clemson University with a BS degree in Civil Engineering, and served as an Armor officer in the US Army and the SC National Guard before starting his own business. He is a business owner, author and speaker and was twice-elected as the Chairman of the South Carolina Republican Party. He currently serves as the Republican National Committee’s First-ever National Director of Faith Engagement traveling the nation speaking on the importance of pastoral leadership in the public arena. Chad is active in his church and community and he and his wife Dana live in Prosperity with their four children.

Chad Connelly

Republican National Committee

Martin is the managing shareholder of Sweeny, Wingate & Barrow’s Pee Dee Region office in Hartsville, South Carolina. Martin is a graduate of Clemson University and the University of South Carolina School of Law. Martin was served as President of the Student Body at Clemson and as the Managing Editor of the SOUTH CAROLINA LAW REVIEW where he authored two published notes. He is married to Karen and is the proud father of five children.

Martin Driggers

Sweeny, Wingate & Barrow's

Carl O. Falk of Pawleys Island, SC is a director of Coastal Carolina Bancshares, Inc. and a director of Coastal Carolina National Bank.  Mr. Falk has been the managing partner of Falk Holdings, LLC and president of the Falk-Griffin Foundation since 2001.  He currently serves as a member of the board of directors of the Coastal Educational Foundation, Brookgreen Gardens, Palmetto Family Council, Teach My People, and South Carolina Educational Communications.  He is a past board member for the Lowcountry Foodbank, Habitat for Humanity (Georgetown County), Santee Cooper, and the South Carolina Policy Council.

Carl Falk

Coastal Carolina National Bank

Brantlee Fulmer

Merryland Child Development

Dr. Mills is a South Carolina Christian education leader, serving as President of the South Carolina Association of Christian schools. He has assisted about a dozen churches on the East Coast in starting Christian schools. Dr. Mills holds a B.A. from Southern Wesleyan University, a B.S.L. from Holmes Theological Seminary, a M.R.E. from Heritage Graduate School and a Ph.D., from Andersonville Baptist Seminary.

Huey Mills

Fellowship Bible Church

Randy is a 1990 Bob Jones University graduate. He formerly served as President of South Carolinians for Responsible Government. Randy has also served as Legislative Affairs Director for former Lieutenant Governor Bob Peeler, Chief of Staff for former Lieutenant Governor Andre Bauer and as the Director of Public Events for former governor David Beasley. He is a recipient of The Order of the Palmetto, South Carolina’s highest civilian award.

Randy Page

Bob Jones University

Lance holds an undergraduate degree from Clemson and a MBA from Brenau University. Williams served as former Congressman Gresham Barrett’s first Chief of Staff, leaving the office in 2007 to return to managing his family-owned business, Southeastern Financial Group. Prior to working for Barrett in 2003, Williams had nearly 20 years of experience working in banking, finance and management on both corporate and small business levels.

Lance Williams

Office of Representative Jeff Duncan

Colonel Witte has been the CEO for The Coastal Educational Foundation (CEF) since January 2011. Stovall has had a diverse career including over twenty years as an Infantry Officer in the US Army; six years in senior staff positions in the US House of Representatives; and almost seven years as Vice President for Advancement and Marketing at Charleston Southern University. Stovall has been married to Jan since finishing college, and they have three children

Stovall Witte

Coastal Educational Foundation

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