Charleston Metro Chamber announces Spring 2022 Leadership Discovery Class

February 16, 2022

Leadership Discovery, a leadership development program by the Charleston Metro Chamber, is excited to welcome the Spring 2022 class. Leadership Discovery is an innovative program that allows participants the opportunity to learn from experienced business leaders in the Charleston region.

Participants in this program build valuable community connections and gain skills that will directly impact their current work. In addition to mentor sessions, they will receive a personalized DiSC Leadership Profile Assessment from Jean Meeks-Koch, Ph.D., CEO and Founder of Positively People, LLC, and attend a three-course business etiquette dinner led by Cynthia Grosso of Charleston School of Protocol.

This year’s class will begin on February 15 with a socially distanced orientation at the Chamber’s headquarters in Park Circle and will conclude in May at Halls Signature Events at 5 Faber.

Spring 2022 Leadership Discovery Mentors:

  • Matt Brewer, President and CEO, Choate Construction Company
  • Chief Reggie Burgess, City of North Charleston Police Department
  • Bryan Derreberry, President and CEO, Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce
  • Dr. Shawn S. Edwards, MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Chief Inclusive Excellence Officer, The Citadel, the Military College of SC
  • Natasha Lee, CEO, Floyd Lee Locums
  • Barbara Melvin, Chief Operating Officer, SC Ports Authority
  • Representative Marvin Pendarvis, Esq., South Carolina State Representative


Leadership Discovery Spring 2022 Class:

Name Company
Meg Allen Dixon Hughes Goodman, LLP
Erin Aylor Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce
Sadie Battle South Carolina  Ports Authority
Betsy Bowen Servpro of Downtown Charleston
Sam Brock David E Looper & Co
Michael Chitavi The Citadel College
Molly Copple SCRA
Sara Corbett Naval Information Warfare Center Atlantic
Matt Cruse Blackbaud
Amanda Deaton Michael Baker International, Inc.
Ashley Dolnack South Carolina Aquarium
Tyler Ensley Evans General Contractors
Danielle Graf Advanced Technology International
Colin Griffin Wells Fargo
Marshall Haas Catch Talent
Lauren Hendricks United Bank
Stephen Johnson Pinnacle Financial Partners
Matthew Keane TD Bank
Olivia Kiss Choate Constuction Company
Rich Lorenzo First National Bank of PA
Tomeka Manigault Malone Workforce Solutions
Lymari Rentas Gonzalez Duke Health
Kimberly Runey South Carolina Stingrays
Lila Sadler Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Jaimee Salone Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce
Emma Ruth Shillman Floyd Lee Locums
Tanner Smith Choate Constuction Company
Amber Sobieraj Southern First Bank
Tayshella Sweatman Advanced Technology International (ATI)
Katie Tumbleston Catch Talent
Adam Wall Frampton Construction
Morgan Wallace Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP (DHG)
Joshua Williamson Charleston County Department of Public Safety