Greenville Tech Foundation adds Board Members

MARCH 20, 2018

Greenville Tech Foundation Adds Board Members


The Greenville Tech Foundation is a non-profit governed by a board of directors comprised of recognized leaders in business, industry, and the professions. Sam Erwin of Iberia Bank serves as chairman, Will Huss of Trehel Corporation is vice-chair, Brian Rogers of Wells Fargo Bank is treasurer, and Rick Erwin of Rick Erwin Dining Group is secretary.

New members were added to the board serving three-year terms from 2018 to 2021. Lynn Faust began her career as an elementary school teacher, eventually moving into higher education as she taught adults the basics of financial planning. She later became a licensed financial advisor and is the first female branch manager for Raymond James & Associates as well as the first woman to serve on the Raymond James Executive Council. Faust was recently named to the inaugural list of America's Top Women Wealth Advisors, as selected by Forbes and SHOOK Research.

Steve Hall is vice president of business development and senior talent consultant with Find Great People, a firm he has served for 28 years beginning as a senior in college. Hall is active in the community, serving on the boards of Palmetto Pride and Water of Life as well as on the SC Affairs Advisory Council and Greenville Health System Patewood's Advisory Council.

Luke Hardaway is manager of human resources, business development and strategy at Fluor Corporation. A graduate of The Citadel, Hardaway has been with Fluor since 2010, serving as contracts administrator, military recruiting specialist, and human resources supervisor before moving into his current position.

James D. Jordon is president of JCC General Contractors, a firm providing residential and commercial construction services. Jordon began his college education at Waukesha County Technical College in Wisconsin, where he was invited to join the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and served as valedictorian and graduation speaker.

Dmitry Kopytin came to the U.S. as a teenager, learning English in high school in New Hampshire. After moving to South Carolina, he enrolled at Greenville Technical College, becoming part of the BMW Scholars Program and the college's challenging Honors Program. Hired by BMW after graduation, he was soon promoted to a role as BMW Scholars supervisor, encouraging others to work hard and succeed.

Established in 1973, The Greenville Tech Foundation, Inc. ensures that the college is able to provide a quality education at modest costs and to reduce financial barriers to higher education. The foundation provides financial support to Greenville Technical College and its students beyond that which can be obtained from state and local funding sources.