Governing Board


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InfoMentum is governed by a special board of its investors called the Economic Development Information Systems (EDIS) Partnership, consisting of local governments, utilities, businesses, academia, the Upstate SC Alliance, and the SC Appalachian Council of Governments (SCACOG). The Board of Directors oversees the InfoMentum work program, budget, and develops policies and procedures.

EDIS BD circa 2009

Current EDIS Partnership

NameOrganizationPosition Title
Blake Visin, ChairmanRenewable Water Resources (ReWa)Information Technology Director
Elizabeth Feather, Vice ChairUpstate SC AllianceDirector of Research
Sandy MartinDuke EnergySC Economic Development Manager
Jill BurroughsSC SBDCDirector
Dr. Kathleen BradyMetropolitan Studies Institute of USC UpstateDirector
Cindy WilsonAnderson CountyCounty Councilwoman, Business Professional
Jim CookCherokee County Development BoardExecutive Director
Steven C. Blanton, Jr.Cherokee CountyCounty Councilman, Business Professional
Jim HillGreenville Area Development Corporation (GADC)Research Manager
Dr. Sid CatesGreenville County
County Councilman, Retired Educator / Administrator
Neil SmithPickens CountyCounty Council Chairman, Business Professional
Russell JohnsonOconee Economic AllianceProject Manager
Bob HarkraderSpartanburg CountyCounty Planning Director
Royal ComerSpartanburg Economic Futures GroupExecutive Administrative Assistant
Glenn BreedCity of AndersonSC Economic Development Manager