George B. Wolfe is a partner of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP where he practices in the areas of economic development, corporate, and governmental law. He chairs the firm’s Economic Development Practice Group.
In addition to serving on the SCEDA Board, Mr. Wolfe presently serves on the Board of Directors of the Columbia World Affairs Council, and the Tax Committee of the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce.
Mr. Wolfe earned a Juris Doctor, cum laude, in 1977 from the University of Pennsylvania School of Law, where he was a member of the Law Review and Order of the Coif. He earned an undergraduate degree, cum laude, in 1973 from Washington and Lee University.
Mark Warner, SCCED, is the CEO of the Greenwood Partnership Alliance. He is Co-Chair of the SCEDA Legislative Committee.
Secretary Bobby Hitt Ex-officio Member
Secretary of Commerce Bobby M. Hitt serves as an ex-officio member of the Board. His designee is Jennifer Noel, Director Global Business Development. Ms. Noel may be reached at jnoel(at)sccommerce.com.
Director Duane N. Parrish Ex-officio Member
Mr. Duane Parrish, Director of the SC Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism, serves as an ex-officio member of the SCEDA Board. His designee is Ms. Toni Nance, Director of Governmental Affairs. Ms. Nance may be reached at tnance(at)scprt.com.
Mr. Jim Newsome Ex-officio Member
Mr. Jim Newsome is President & CEO of the SC State Ports Authority and serves as ex-officio member of the Board. Jack Ellenberg serves as Mr. Newsome's designee to the Board and may be reached at jellenberg(at)scspa.com.
Dr. Darrel Staat Ex-officio Member
Dr. Darrel Staat is the President of the SC Technical College System. Ms. Susan Pretulak serves as his designee. She may be reached at pretulaks(at)sctechsystem.edu.