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President & Executive Director
The Palmetto Family Board of Directors is currently considering candidates for this position. This position, most recently held by former state representative Joshua Putnam, became open in September of 2020.
Mitch is a passionate leader with a vision to connect pastors and equip them to engage the culture. Mitch is a gifted communicator and a strong voice for biblical values. He has been a part of state, local and federal election campaigns for nearly 20 years. Mitch served as the Director of Political and Policy Advancement for the Family Policy Alliance of Georgia before moving back to South Carolina in 2019. Mitch has a unique perspective concerning pastors and political engagement, since he has served as both a pastor and a political advisor.
He graduated from Piedmont International University and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Business Leadership. Pastor Mitch was ordained into the ministry in 2008. Mitch married his college sweetheart, Christina, in 2007 and they have three boys, Ethan, Connor, and Graham. He serves as the lead Pastor at Carolina Church in Clover. He enjoys spending time outdoors, watching college football, and reading.
Director of Operations
Kevin is a US Navy veteran and graduate of Columbia International University where he received his B.S. in Bible and M.A. in Intercultural Studies.
He joined the staff of Palmetto Family in 1994 as the first full-time employee, and other than a four year break to work in an evangelistic teen abstinence ministry, has worked for Palmetto Family ever since. His areas of responsibility include administration, technology and development.
Kevin resides in Lexington with his wife of 32 years. They homeschooled their three sons from K-12. Two are married and one is in graduate school. He is a member of Hope Church Columbia where he has served in International Student Ministry, Youth Ministry, Singles Ministry, Refugee Ministry and as a home group leader.