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Martin Scholars and Mentors

A Who's Who

Introducing the 2018-2019 Martin Scholars

2018-2019 Martin Scholars Class

Tom Martin announced the 2018-19 class of Martin Scholars: Abby Adelman, Kelsey Baum, Desiree Belsom, Elizabeth Cochran, Jack Gilchrist, Dustin Hacker, Courtney Hicks, Sawyer Martin, Caroline Mooney, and Kelly Rosenblatt. Read more about the mentoring program here.

2018-2019 Martin Scholars Mentors

Melissa Delaney, Writer and Editor, Delaney Editorial
Michael Fanning, Director, Sustainable Development, Michelin (retired)
Mary Garrett, Global Marketer, Board Director
Stan Gray, CEO & Publisher, Dig South
Peter LaMotte, Senior Vice President, Chernoff-Newman
Margaret Pilarski, Strategist, Outline Communication
Emily Randisi, Creative Account Manager at Obviouslee Marketing
Hayes Roth, Principal, H.A. Roth Consulting
Cat Taylor, Partner, Byrdhouse Public Relations
Jeff Webster, Vice President & Director of PR and Social Media, Rawle Murdy
Jon Yarian,  Managing Partner, Outline Communication


The 2017-2018 Martin Scholars

17-18 Martin Scholars Announcement

Tom Martin announced the 2017-18 class of Martin Scholars: Jennifer Asouzu, Grace Benigni, Corinne Durocher, Jonathan Gerstl, Mariah Hoffman, Julius Holmes, Elaina Katsanos, Kristen Kita, Katherine Lawrence and Melanie Wolfertz.

2017-2018 Martin Scholars Mentors

Melissa Delaney, Writer and Editor, Delaney Editorial
Michael Fanning, President, Business Partnership Foundation for the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina
Mary Garrett, IBM Global Marketing leader, retired
Peter LaMotte, Senior Vice President, Chernoff-Newman
Alex Opoulos, Partner, Objectivity Squared Wealth Management
Hayes Roth, Principal, H.A. Roth Consulting
Gina Stouffer, President, Charleston Office, Lou Hammond and Associates
Cat Taylor, Partner, Byrdhouse Public Relations
Jeff Webster, Vice President & Director of PR and Social Media, Rawle Murdy
Jon Yarian, Founder and Principal, SeaChange Communication


The 2016-2017 Martin Scholars (Inaugural Class)

Inaugural Class of Martin Scholars

The 2016-17 class of Martin Scholars are pictured with Tom Martin: Corey Law, Nia Strothers, Caroline Coyle, Chelsea Anderson, Megan Dunn, Emily Whitson, Berkeley Fisher, Taylor Shawver, Jaquan Leonard and Amanda Phagan. 

2016-2017 Martin Scholars Mentors

David Campbell, President & COO, Chernoff Newman
Tony Cervone, Senior Vice President, Global Communications, General Motors Company
Melissa Delaney, Writer and Editor, Delaney Editorial
Michael Fanning, President, Business Partnership Foundation for the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina
Beth Goodier, Associate Professor of Communication, College of Charleston
Aaron Hite, Advertising Executive, Google
Hayes Roth, Principal, H.A. Roth Consulting
Dan Solomon, Managing Director, Litton Entertainment
Gina Stouffer, President, Charleston Office, Lou Hammond and Associates
Cat Taylor, Partner, Byrdhouse Public Relations
Jon Yarian, Founder and Principal, SeaChange Communication