I am the Vice President for Business Development at Blue Ridge Bank. I also serve on the Board of Directors for the Foothills Area YMCA, Shade Tree Ministries, and the South Carolina Alzheimer’s Association. I am a member of the Utica Restoration committee as well as the Main Street Walhalla Advisory Committee.
Denise McCormickImmediate Past Chair
I am the VP of Member Services & Marketing at Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative, Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the School District of Oconee, and a Member of the OMH Foundation Board of Directors. I live in Westminster with my husband Rick, and I’m a member of Westminster Rotary Club and Westminster Baptist Church.
Mark ThompsonBoard Member
Jamie GilbertBoard Member
As the President of Oconee Economic Alliance, I am driven to strengthen Oconee’s economy and enhance its global competitiveness by promoting economic growth through business retention and expansion. I also focus on new business recruitment, developing industrial real estate, and supporting workforce development efforts.
Sam DicksonBoard Member
I am retired from Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative after 40 years and served as the first Chairman for the Oconee County Chamber. I serve as a Board member for Blue Ridge Bank, Graces Closet, Oconee Economic Alliance and Oconee County C fund. I am also affiliated with many other groups throughout Oconee County.
I am the Dean of Student Development at Tri-County Technical College. I work to provide co-curricular initiatives to enrich a student’s curricular experience and provide individual support to students to mitigate barriers to their academic success. I live in Seneca with my wife, Amanda, and two sons, Glen and Madden.
Carson LacroyBoard Member
Stanley GibsonBoard Member
I am a graduate of Clemson University and taught high school Agriculture for 29 years; retiring from West-Oak High School. I am married to my wife Beth and we have 2 sons. I served 4 years as Chairman of the SC Foothills Heritage Fair and currently serve as Chairman for The FARM Center.
Julie GiffordBoard Member
I have lived, worked and played in Oconee County since 1995. I am proud to say my children and grandchildren have all attended the schools here. Oconee County is a wonderful place to be. My passion / career is helping people belong to this community through purchasing or refinancing a home. I have been a Mortgage Loan Officer since 2017.