Darryl Broome
Darryl BroomeChair
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 McCormick
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.
Ray MurphyVice-Chair
Kellie GoodTreasurer
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 Dickson
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.
Mark Dougherty
Mark DoughertySecretary
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 Gibson
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 Gifford
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.
Amanda BrockBoard Member
Tammy AllenBoard Member
Ken Sloan
Ken SloanBoard Member
I am the President & CEO of Visit Oconee SC where I lead Oconee’s marketing and tourism efforts. Before starting Visit Oconee, I owned and operated the Jocassee Outdoor Center which allowed me to pursue my passion for the outdoors, including hiking, boating, mountain biking, white water paddling, and fly fishing.
Don Herriott
Don HerriottDirector
I am the majority owner of two Oconee County businesses, BREWS on the Alley and Xtreme Fitness 24/7, as well as small businesses in Pendleton and Anderson. Prior to moving to Oconee in 2011, I was CEO of Roche Carolina in Florence, SC.