EACC – Carolinas Board

Left to Right: Hank Hyatt, Peggy Latini, Trey Pennington, Linda Hannon, Jay Rogers,  Howard Daniel, James Brown, Eric Schmid, Mark Farris, Samantha Spratt, Michael Panasko. Photo by Sabina Cavalli (www.sabinacavalli.com)

The EACC Carolinas Board is composed of individuals from the private sector. It includes companies from a variety of sectors with relevant knowledge and expertise in issues pertinent to firms engaged in some form of transatlantic commerce. The board includes companies that have significant presence/relationships in both North Carolina and South Carolina.

Our Board Members are:
• Experienced business leaders and professionals who are committed and connected to deliver on the mission of the board and the EACC
• Charged with the responsibility of leading the organization’s vision and advising the staff on strategic actions


Board Members
Board Role Professional Affiliation
Howard Daniel


 Chairman Ogletree Deakins, Shareholder


Eric Schmid


 Vice Chairman Elliott Davis Decosimo, Shareholder


Jay Rogers


 Secretary Nelson Mullins, Partner
Trey Pennington


Senior Vice President, CBRE
Linda Hannon


Duke Energy


James Brown Fluor





Our Ex Officio Board Members are:

Board Members


  Professional Affiliation
Mark Farris


Greenville Area Development Corporation, President and CEO
Mike Panasko


Economic Development, City of Greenville, Business Development Manager
John Lummus


Upstate SC Alliance, President and CEO
Hank Hyatt


Economic Competitiveness – ‎Greenville Chamber, Vice President