|Anna Hamilton Lewin, MSW, Chairman
SC Community Loan Fund
Anna Lewin is the Chief Executive Officer of the South Carolina Community Loan Fund (CLF). She oversees the management of the organization, leads strategic planning, prepares annual goals and actions, and monitors the budget and performance of the organization. Anna is involved in many advocacy and food policy groups and serves on other organization boards. Anna graduated from the College of Charleston and received her master’s degree in social work from the University of South Carolina.
|Megan A. Weis, DrPH, MPH, MCHES, Vice Chairman
South Carolina Institute of Medicine & Public Health
Dr. Megan Weis is Senior Director of Strategic Engagement at the South Carolina Institute of Medicine and Public Health and provides leadership and management in communications, impact evaluation and development work. Her experience in public health ranges from serving as a Peace Corps Volunteer, implementing and managing surveillance systems, evaluation and communications for state, academic and non-profit organizations. Dr. Weis is graduate of both Furman University and the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina.
|Deena Hilton, MBA, Secretary
As Chief Operating Officer at HopeHealth, Deena Hilton she has a wide range of responsibilities from facilities construction, renovation, and maintenance to community relations, advocacy, and grant writing. She received Master’s Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Health Management from Francis Marion University. Deena has been with HopeHealth for 21 years and is credited with leading the funding, planning and implementation phases of building projects in Florence, Greeleyville, and Kingstree. She has 22 years of experience in non-profit and program management and 10 years in community health management. Deena is married and has a six-year-old son. Her hobbies include reading, boating, playing basketball and tennis, and running.
|Randi Branham, CPA, Treasurer
With more than five years of public accounting experience with Elliott Davis, Randi provides comprehensive assurance and advisory services to a diverse client base which includes South Carolina public charter schools, not-for-profit entities, employee benefit plans and manufacturing businesses. She received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Coastal Carolina University her Master of Accountancy from the University of South Carolina.
|Matt McGrievy, MLIS, Member-at-Large
Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina
Matt McGrievy is the Director of the Web Development & Communications (WDC) Core in the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina. The WDC provides a wide range of technical services, including web design, database development, and data capture solutions, to public health entities both internal and external to the university. Matt earned his BA in English from Miami University and his Masters of Library and Information Science from the University of Texas. He has previously worked managing IT systems at the University of North Carolina, Johns Hopkins University, and the University of Alabama.
|Jen Wright, MPH, Immediate Past Chairman
South Carolina Hospital Association
Jen Wright is the Working Well Director at the SC Hospital Association. She assists hospitals, businesses, and their wellness teams in creating a healthy work environment by implementing healthy changes supportive of tobacco-free living, while providing healthy food and physical activity opportunities during the workday. She has a bachelor’s degree from Truman State University and a master degree in public health.
Dudley Brown is public relations manager for Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport. He’s worked in marketing and public relations with two of the Upstate’s largest health systems. Brown is also a former newspaper reporter, who wrote about health care and nonprofits. Besides serving on the Eat Smart Move More South Carolina board, he serves on the board for Girls on the Run Spartanburg. Brown has a bachelor’s degree in mass communication from Winthrop University.
|Representative Laurie Funderburk
SC House of Representatives
Laurie Funderburk is a member of the SC House of Representatives since 2004 representing Kershaw County. Laurie is a businesswoman and attorney in Camden. She is co-owner of Books on Broad and is an insurance agent with Funderburk Health + Life. She has been and continues to be involved with several local and statewide organizations including SC Department of Agriculture Food Policy Council, Women in Government, Camden Zoning and Planning Commission, Kershaw County Community Medical Clinic, and United Way of Kershaw County. A founder of the Kershaw County Farmers Market, Laurie is currently the Team Leader for LiveWell Kershaw’s Community Health Improvement Plan’s Healthy Eating Active Living Action Team. She is also Chair of her church’s Health and Wellness Committee. Laurie is passionate about healthy lifestyles and the mission of Eat Smart Move More SC.
|Lori Phillips, MPH
SC Department of Health & Environmental Control
Lori Phillips is the Director of the Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity Prevention at the SC Department of Health and Environmental Control. In this role, she and her team focus on convening key stakeholders, communicating data and best practices, and consulting with partners to improve systems that create environments that promote healthy eating and active living. She has over 20 years of experience in community-based chronic disease prevention and education at local and state levels.
Partners for Active Living
Laura Ringo is the Executive Director of Partners for Active Living , a non-profit working to transform Spartanburg County into a healthy, active, and vibrant community with an emphasis on all things walking & bicycling, childhood obesity prevention, and trail development. Under Ringo’s leadership, the organization facilitated SC’s first shared use agreements, launched the Southeast’s first bicycle-sharing program, led the effort for the city of Spartanburg to earn the designation of SC’s first bicycle-friendly community, and created a 30+ member childhood obesity prevention.
|Peter Schriver, MD
Dr. Peter Schriver is a practicing general surgeon in Pickens, and has played an active role in the development and promotions of the Doodle Trail. He received his medical degree from Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years. Dr. Schriver enjoys running and spending time with family and friends.
Robertson, Hollingsworth and Flynn
Michael Wright is a graduate of Seton Hall University School of Law, where he was a member of the Interscholastic Moot Court Board and was awarded “Best Oral Advocate” in 2005. Following graduation, he served as Law Clerk for the Honorable Randolph M. Subryan of the New Jersey Superior Court in Paterson, NJ. Before moving to Charleston, Michael practiced civil litigation and real estate law in Hilton Head Island, SC. He is a member of the South Carolina Bar, American Bar Association and Charleston County Bar Association, and is licensed to practice before all state and federal courts in South Carolina, as well as the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. Michael has outstanding negotiation and mediation skills, with a knowledge and interest in policy and advocacy.