Melissa Maddox-Evans
Melissa Maddox-Evans

Melissa Maddox-Evans, Esq. has over fifteen years of experience in the affordable housing industry and over twenty-eight years in community development initiatives. She received her B.A. from Georgetown University and her law degree from the University of Georgia. She

Ralph C. Dawson
Ralph C. Dawson

Ralph is a native of Charleston, South Carolina, where he grew up as one of 12 children on the eastside. He attended various segregated public schools, graduating from C. A. Brown High School with honors in 1966. At Brown,

C. Edward Rawl , Jr.
C. Edward Rawl , Jr.

C. Edward Rawl, Jr. is a Senior Counsel at The Boeing Company in its Labor, Employment & Benefits Law Group.  He works on a wide range of labor and employment matters related to strategy, counseling and advice, union

Tommy Preston,JR
Tommy Preston,JR

Tommy Preston, Jr. is the vice president of Ethics at The Boeing Company, where he leads a team of global professionals focused on articulating, amplifying and embedding the company’s values across the enterprise. The Ethics organization also ensures efficient and

Mayor Joseph P. Riley, Jr.
Mayor Joseph P. Riley, Jr.

Joe Riley is widely considered one of the most visionary and highly effective governmental leaders in America.   He served ten terms as Mayor of the City of Charleston from 1975 to 2016.

He graduated from The Citadel in 1964

Mayor Steve Benjamin 
Mayor Steve Benjamin 

At 29 years old in 1999, Benjamin was appointed to Governor Jim Hodges' cabinet as director of the state's second largest law enforcement agency, the Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services.

Mayor Benjamin has continued his service to the