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David Campbell

President and COO, Chernoff Newman



Since 2002, David Campbell has served as the president and chief operating officer of Chernoff Newman, one of the top full-service advertising, public relations and marketing communications firms in the Southeast, where he oversees day-to-day operations of the firm in Columbia, South Carolina and its branch offices in Charleston, Pawleys Island and Orlando, Florida.

With a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Mississippi State University, a Master of Business Administration from George Washington University and more than 20 years’ experience in the financial industry, David successfully negotiated and integrated the merger between Chernoff/Silver and Newman Saylor & Gregory, two of the largest integrated communications agencies in South Carolina, as well as the later acquisition of ASA in Charleston, South Carolina. In addition to David’s wealth of experience in marketing and advertising, he also lends his financial services expertise to clients in the form of strategic consulting.

Actively involved in the community, David was appointed by the Governor of South Carolina as the Commissioner of the South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs; he serves on the Board of Directors for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, the Board of Trustees for Claflin University, the Advisory Board for the National Bank of South Carolina and is the Past Chair of Richland County CASA, which was formerly Guardian Ad Litem. He also is a member of the Columbia Rotary Club, Past Chairman and current board member for the South Carolina March of Dimes, Past Chairman of the Committee of 100 and current Chair of the International Committee, Board Chair for the National Kidney Foundation and Treasurer for the Richland County Public Library.

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Education

M.B.A., George Washington University
B.A. in business administration, Mississippi State University