The GSSM Foundation advocates for GSSM and provides funds and support to enhance its programs and students' educational endeavors. The Foundation connects the School with a broad community and showcases GSSM's contribution to quality of life and economic prosperity of South Carolina and beyond. Its core objectives include fundraising and alumni relations.

GSSM Foundation Office

1122 Lady Street
Suite 700
Columbia, SC 29201
803-252-9152 (phone)
803-252-0634 (fax)

Foundation Board members come from across the state and serve three-year terms.

GSSM Foundation Board Members

Hamid Aboutorabi
Giti Tire R&D Center (North America)
Julie C. Albrecht
Sonoco Products Company
Brad Alexander
Immedion, LLC
Jim Apple
Burroughs & Chapin Company
The Honorable Bruce W. Bannister
Bannister, Wyatt & Stalvey, LLC
Mike Baxley
Santee Cooper
Bob Brown, President
Integrated Systems, Inc.
Brian Burkhart
SiVance LLC (Milliken & Company)
Connie S. Cain, P.E., CEM
Dominion Energy
Joseph A. Cignarale
AFL Telecommunications, LLCA. 
Suzana Cizmic
Robert Bosch LLC
Sheria A. Clarke
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
Franklin G. Daniels
Nexsen Pruet
Ashley Daugherty, PhD
Nephron Pharmaceuticals
Cole Dudley, Secretary
SCRA
Brian L. Fast
First Citizens Bank
Caleb Fort
QMX Moblie Health
Tanuja V. Garde '91
Raytheon Technologies
James Gergen, Vice President
CPM Federal Credit Union
Mark Giuliani
ABB Motors and Mechanical Inc.
Douglas W. Kim
Kim and Lahey Law Firm, LLC
Christopher S. Madden
Michelin North America, Inc.
Jill Menhart
VC3
Michele Pridgen
Honda of South Carolina Mfg., Inc.
Ravi G. Sastry
Cantey Tech Consulting
Michael M. Shetterly
Ogletree Deakins
Karen Smith
AVX
Heather L. Srulevich, Treasurer
BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
Mindy Taylor
Duke Energy
Jason Thacker
Cigna
Paul M. Westelaken
MTU America, Inc.
Jun Xu '97
Brighton Best International, Inc.
 
EX OFFICIO
Dr. Ershela Sims, Interim President, GSSM
Carolyne Williams, GSSM Board of Trustees, Chairman
MEMBERS EMERITUS
Howard Daniel
Harris E. DeLoach Jr.
Emerson Gower
The Honorable Gerald Malloy
M. Edward "Ed" Sellers