Foundation welcomes Booker as new Trustee

January 7, 2016

The Spartanburg County Foundation is pleased to announce the election of Sheryl Booker to the Board of Trustees for a term of seven years.

Mrs. Booker received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Finance from Wofford College and a Masters and Education Specialist Degree in Counselor Education from the University of South Carolina. Currently, she serves as support specialist for the Spartanburg Academic Movement (SAM).

Mrs. Booker brings extensive knowledge and experience to The Spartanburg County Foundation Board of Trustees. She formerly held positions as a Professional and Executive Banker with Bank of America and school counselor at Dorman High School. Mrs. Booker currently serves on the board of directors for The First Tee of Spartanburg and Cherokee Counties and the community advisory board for Nurse-Family Partnership. Mrs. Booker is a member of the United Way of the Piedmont’s Women’s Leadership Council and Women Giving for Spartanburg. She is a 2014 graduate of the Spartanburg Regional Fellows program and has previously held positions on the board of directors for the Greenville Rape Crisis Center, The Greenville Symphony Orchestra, the YWCA of Greenville, and Glenn Springs Academy.

Mrs. Booker is an active member of Mount Moriah Baptist Church, where she volunteers with the media ministry and serves as church school teacher. Sheryl and her husband, Dr. Russell Booker, reside in Spartanburg and are proud parents of two sons, Grant and Maxwell.


The Spartanburg County Foundation is dedicated to improving the lives of Spartanburg County residents by promoting philanthropy, encouraging community engagement and responding to community needs. Established in 1943, The Spartanburg County Foundation is the oldest community foundation in South Carolina. Additional information about the Foundation is available at