Junior Achievement Announces Staff Changes

June 24, 2009

COLUMBIA, SC -June 24, 2009  Chair of the Board of Junior Achievement of Central South Carolina, Inc., (JACSC) Henri Etta Baskins, announced today that Mary W. Grimball, President and CEO, has resigned effective June 30, 2009.  Grimball was President and CEO of JACSC for four years.   Baskins said, Mary led the local JA chapter through an important transitional time in the life of the organization.  We thank her for her service and wish her success in her future endeavors.

Stephanie Stuckey, Vice President of JACSC, has been named interim head of the local chapter. Stuckey has been with JA for nine years and has been involved with all aspects of JA.  Effective immediately she will begin her expanded role with the organization. Stuckey holds a BS degree in Business Administration from the University of South Carolina, with a concentration in management and a minor in advertising and public relations. 

Baskins indicated that a search for a new executive would begin immediately.

About Junior Achievement of Central South Carolina

Junior Achievement is the world’s largest organization dedicated to inspiring and preparing young people to succeed in a global economy. Through a dedicated volunteer network, Junior Achievement provides in-school and after-school programs for students which focus on three key content areas: work readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy. Today, 137 individual area operations reach more than four million students in the United States, with an additional five million students served by operations in 123 other countries worldwide. Junior Achievement of Central South Carolina encompasses 22 counties and anticipates reaching more than 6,000 students in 2008-09.  For more information, visit http://www.ja.org/.