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
Bob Brown
Integrated Systems, Inc.
Brian Burkhart
SiVance LLC (Milliken & Company)
Tom Burns
Connie S. Cain, P.E., CEM, Vice President
Dominion Energy
Joseph A. Cignarale
AFL Telecommunications, LLC
Suzana Cizmic
Robert Bosch LLC
Sheria A. Clarke
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
Patrick J. Cleary '01
Bowman and Brooke LLP
Ashley Daugherty, PhD
Nephron Pharmaceuticals
Cole Dudley, Secretary
Brian L. Fast
First Citizens Bank
Tanuja V. Garde '91
Raytheon Technologies
Mary M. Gentry
James Gergen, President
CPM Federal Credit Union
Mark Giuliani
ABB Motors and Mechanical Inc.
Jason Hong '93
Carnegie Mellon University
Jane Hicks Hood
Santee Cooper
Ernest J. Kapopoulos, Jr.
Duke Energy, Robinson Nuclear Plant
Douglas W. Kim
Kim and Lahey Law Firm, LLC
Christopher S. Madden
Michelin North America, Inc.
Jill Menhart
Michele Pridgen
Honda of South Carolina Mfg., Inc.
Jim Rourke
Nexsen Pruet
Michael M. Shetterly
Ogletree Deakins
Karen Smith
Heather L. Srulevich, Treasurer
BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
Paul M. Westelaken
MTU America, Inc.
Jun Xu '97
Brighton Best International, Inc.
Dr. Ershela Sims, Interim President, GSSM
Bob Brown, GSSM Board of Trustees, Chairman
Howard Daniel
Harris E. DeLoach Jr.
Emerson Gower
The Honorable Gerald Malloy
M. Edward "Ed" Sellers