2024 GICC Board of Directors


David Kafitz, Chair

Exit Realty New Horizons

Roger Johansson, Past Chair

New York Life

Cynthia Giles

Cut Throat Marketing

Waites Epps, III

Optus Bank

Bart Baldwin

Bart’s Crazy Good Coffee

Sarah Stitely

Lexington Medical Center

Mark Smyers

Irmo Chapin Recreation

Kristin Cobb

Harbison Theatre at MTC

Emilie Keene, Treasurer

Palmetto Xpress/Simple Plan Cola

Alex Salmon

Salmon Photo & Video

Mary Ciesielski, Treasurer

Security Federal Bank

Rhonda Midgette

Insightful HR

Melissa Busby

Wellhaven Home Care

Rebecca Hines

Lex Rich School District 5

Mike Gula

Columbia Metropolitan Airport

Chuck Larsen, President Emeritus

Billy Chastain, Chair-Elect

Dominion Energy SC

Nancy Nelson Embler, Secretary

JP & Associates Realtors

Kerry Powers, President/CEO

Greater Irmo Chamber
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Christy Cox

Providence Home

Kevin Marshall

Prisma Health

Tom Ledbetter

17/20 Sharpening Service

Courtney Dennis

Town of Irmo

Capt. Steven Tapler

Richland County Sherriff’s Department


The Greater Irmo Chamber of Commerce is a private, non-profit, partner-driven organization comprised of business enterprises, civic organizations, education institutions, and individuals. Our mission is to provide leadership that will help create regional economic prosperity and success for our partners in the Irmo area.