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Upstate executives give time to Habitat


Staff Report
Published Jan. 24, 2013

Seventeen Greenville business leaders pledged their support to Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County’s first ever Framing the Future CEO Build.

“The CEO Build is a Habitat campaign where area business leaders come together to help build a house for a Greenville family,” said Monroe Free, Executive Director of Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County.

Each member of the group will perform at least four hours of service work for a Habitat home being built in Habitat’s mixed-income development Abigail Springs in Taylors; attend the wall raising ceremony on Feb. 22 and the dedication ceremony in June. The group was put together by Dick Wilkerson, former President and CEO of Michelin North America and CEO Build chairman.

The CEO Build group includes:

- Bon Secours St. Francis Health System: Mark Nantz, president and CEO

- CertusBank: Angela Webb, president

- Community Foundation of Greenville: Bob Morris, president

- Complete Public Relations: Timothy Brett, CEO

- Duke Energy: George Acker, regional community/government affairs director

- Elliott Davis: Rick Davis, managing shareholder

- Fluor Corp.: Annette Allen, vice-president and general manager, Greenville office

- Greenville Chamber of Commerce: Ben Haskew, president

- Greenville County Redevelopment Authority: Martin Livingston, executive director

- Greenville Forward: Russell Stall, executive director

- Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center: Michael Riordan, president and CEO

- Greenville Technical College: Keith Miller, president

- Jackson Marketing Group: Larry Jackson, CEO

- Lockheed Martin: Don Erickson, Greenville site lead

- Wal-Mart Distribution Center: Steve Wetmore, operations manager

- Windsor Aughtry Company: Paul “Bo” Aughtry, president

- United Way of Greenville County: Ted Hendry, president