Board & Staff

2020 Board of Directors

Executive Committee

C. William McGee, Chair
Gallivan White & Boyd

Tim Justice, Vice Chair
Rescom Construction

Zandra Johnson, Secretary
Attorney, The Z Firm, LLC

Gustavo Nieves, Treasurer
Principal Unocomm Media Group

Coleman Shouse, Emeritus
Shouse Development Corporation

Mike Coggin, Past Chair
Regional President at South State Bank

Tammy C. Propst 
Tax Advantage Group, LLC

Board Members

Chandra Dillard
Furman University

Jennifer Osgood
Wagner Wealth Management

Curt Hall
Millennium Private Wealth

Joshua Friesen
Greenville Technical College

Michael Gates
Woodforest National Bank

Richard Cleys
Cleys Associates

Daniel Weidenbenner
Mill Community Ministries

Maggie Kleger
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

Euleta Hagins Alston
USS Facility Services

Jill M. Vales
Services on Demand

Mike Gatchell
Strategic Fundraising Consultant

Brent H. Abbott
Pacolet Milliken

Our Leadership

Tammie Hoy Hawkins

Chief Executive Officer

Tammie is the Chief Executive Officer of CommunityWorks, overseeing the day-to-day operations and business strategy for the organization. Tammie joined CommunityWorks in 2020, bringing over 20 years of economic development leadership experience.

Tammie started her career as the Executive Director of the Lowcountry Housing Trust in Charleston, where she found her passion for affordable housing, growing the orginization to one of Charleston’s lead entities in neighborhood stabilization. Most recently, she served as the Project Manager for the Northside Development Group’s Northside Redevelopment Initiative in Spartanburg. Tammie received her bachelor’s degree and her Master of Public Administration from the College of Charleston.

Jennifer Derryberry

Chief Financial Officer

Jennifer is responsible for CommunityWorks’ monthly financial statements, cash management projections, the annual budget, management of funder relationships, financial projects, grant compliance, and coordination with auditors.

Prior to joining CommunityWorks in 2012, she worked as an accountant for a small CPA firm and a senior accountant for a LIHTC real estate developer. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management and Accounting from Columbia College and is pursuing her Master’s in Business Administration from Clemson University.

Latorrie Geer

Chief Operating Officer

Latorrie provides program and operational leadership, compliance, relationship development, and strategic plan implementation.

Prior to joining CommunityWorks in 2012, she worked as executive vice president and director of operations at SENIOR Solutions, whose programs include transportation, home meal delivery, assisted living, and adult day health care. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from the University of South Carolina.

Our Staff

Katy Davenport
Assistant Vice President
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Martha Young
Executive Assistant
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Virginia Wilson
Communications Manager
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Lindsay Neal
Administrative Assistant
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Paul Schmitt
Credit Manager
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Sharon Sharpe
Accountant
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Angelia Clark
Accounting Clerk
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Zack Wright
Loan Officer
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Wanda Davis
Loan Officer
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Edris Tucker
Financial Development Coordinator
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Paul Smith
Business Advisor (Columbia Office)
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Asha Nash
Business Advisor
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Jonathan Rowland
Business Development Coach & Junior Loan Officer
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Constance Kidd
HomeBuyers Assistance
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