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

2711 Middleburg Drive
Suite 205
Columbia, SC 29204
803-252-9152

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 ◆ DartPoints
Becky Askins ◆ Integrated Systems, Inc.
Mary Morton Bell ◆ Zeus Industrial Products, Inc.
Brian Burkhart ◆ Milliken & Company
Tom Burns ◆ BWX Technologies
Connie S. Cain, P.E., CEM, Board President ◆ Dominion Energy
Jane H. Campbell ◆ Santee Cooper
Joseph A. Cignarale ◆ AFL Telecommunications, LLC
Suzana Cizmic ◆ Robert Bosch LLC
Patrick J. Cleary '01 ◆ Bowman and Brooke LLP
Ashley Daugherty, PhD ◆ Nephron Pharmaceuticals
Cole Dudley, Board Secretary ◆ SCRA
Andy Etkind ◆ JTEKT
Brian L. Fast ◆ First Citizens Bank
Tanuja V. Garde '91 ◆ Raytheon Technologies
Mary M. Gentry ◆ ScanSource
James Gergen, Past Board President ◆ CPM Federal Credit Union
Mark Giuliani ◆ ABB Motors and Mechanical Inc.
Jason Hong '93 ◆ Carnegie Mellon University
Ernest J. Kapopoulos, Jr. ◆ Duke Energy, Robinson Nuclear Plant
Douglas W. Kim ◆ Kim and Lahey Law Firm, LLC
Deborah DuRant Locklair ◆ McLeod Health
Christopher S. Madden, Board Treasurer ◆ Michelin North America, Inc.
Michele Pridgen ◆ Honda of South Carolina Mfg., Inc.
Jim Rourke ◆ Nexsen Pruet
Michael M. Shetterly ◆ Ogletree Deakins
Karen Smith ◆ AVX
Sarah P. Spruill '93 ◆ Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A.
Heather L. Srulevich, Board Vice President ◆ BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
Paul M. Westelaken ◆ Rolls-Royce Solutions America Inc.
Wilson L. White '99 ◆ Google
Jun Xu '97 ◆ Brighton Best International, Inc.

EX OFFICIO
Danny Dorsel '90, President, GSSM
Bob Brown, GSSM Board of Trustees, Chairman

MEMBERS EMERITUS
Howard Daniel
Harris E. DeLoach Jr.
Emerson Gower
The Honorable Gerald Malloy
M. Edward "Ed" Sellers