Board of Directors

The South Carolina Automotive Council (SCAC) is governed by a Board of Directors made up of manufacturers and non-voting allies including academic partners, economic development officials, and individuals with industry knowledge or expertise.

 

VOTING MEMBERS

 

Mr. Rodger Riddle, SCAC Chairman

VTL Group (Holdings) Ltd.

Head – Global Sales Operations

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Mr. Hank Bennett, Past SCAC Chairman

Robert Bosch, LLC

Vice President – Gasoline Systems – Manufacturing Operations and Engineering

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Mr. Max Metcalf

BMW Manufacturing Co.

Manager, Government and Community Relations

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Mr. Vergil Norrod

Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, LLC

Operations Manager

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Mr. Gary Mabrey

Honda of South Carolina Manufacturing Inc.

President

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Mr. Dex Battista

Magna International, Inc.

Manager, State Government Affairs

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Mr. Michael Balke

Mercedes-Benz Vans

President & CEO

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Mr. John Nelson

IFA ROTORION – North America LLC

Director of Operations

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Mr. John Pazdan

Roy Metal Finishing

President & CEO

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Ms. Paige Reed

Sage Automotive Interiors

Chief Financial Officer

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Mr. Dirk Pieper, SCMA Chairman

Sage Automotive Interiors

President & CEO

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NON-VOTING MEMBERS

 

Mr. David Cuda

S.C. Economic Developers Association

President, SCEDA

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Clemson University – International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR)

Director of International Business Development

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Ms. Suzanne Dickerson

Council on Competitiveness

Director of Logistics/Industry Initiatives

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Mr. James C. Morton, Jr.

Nissan North America & Michelin North America, Inc.

Retired Senior Executive

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Santee Cooper

Director of Economic Development

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Mr. Jack Ellenberg

SC State Ports Authority

Vice President, Cargo Development

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Mr. Westy Westmoreland

SCANA Corp.

General Manager of Electric Service – Southern Region

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TBA

Duke Energy

Sr. Account Executive

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Mr. Marc Metcalf

Upstate Alliance

Business Recruiter Automotive Group

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