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    Meet Board Chair Chris Mangum

Folks Center Global Advisory Board

The Folks Center's board is comprised of industry leaders who are intimately familiar with global issues. Many are international business alumni of the Moore School who care about South Carolina and investing in our students. Our board members represent diverse backgrounds, industry experiences and leadership roles that broaden the School’s influence in the global business arena.


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Chris D. Mangum, board chair

Partner, Alston and Bird,
Head, Global Services Committee overseeing the international practice
Atlanta, Georgia

Duke University, law, with honors
UofSC, 1981 B.A., economics, magna cum laude

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Former Gov. Jim Hodges, chair emeritus

President and CEO, McGuireWoods Consulting LLC and
Partner, McGuireWoods LLP
Columbia, South Carolina

UofSC, 1982 law
UofSC, 1979 B.S., business administration, member of Phi Beta Kappa 

Randy Folks

William Randolph Folks Jr., chair emeritus

Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina
Columbia, South Carolina

Harvard University, Doctor of Business Administration
Harvard University, B.A., mathematics

Board Members

Pablo Cairoli

Pablo Cairoli

President and CEO, Capital Markets Argentina SBSA
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Harvard University, Owner/President Management program
UofSC , 1981 Master of International Business Studies
Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina, Licenciado en Administracion de Empresas (MBA)
Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina, Contador Publico Nacional (Certified Public Accountant)

Keshiv Desai

Keshiv Desai

Managing Director, Equity Derivatives, Morgan Stanley
New York, New York

Sardar Patel University
UofSC, 2002 MBA

Tom Duncan

Tom Duncan

Executive Board Member, Positec Tool Corp
Charlotte, Noth Carolina

University of Virginia
UofSC, 1992 Master of International Business Studies

Ford Graham

Ford Graham

Partner, K&L Gates
Charleston, South Carolina

UofSC, 2006 law and international MBA
Tulane University

George Jurch

George Jurch

General Counsel – The Americas, Global Expert Team, Continental Automotive, Inc.
Fort Mill, South Carolina

UofSC, 1993 law and MBA
UofSC Honors College, 1988 B.S., finance and marketing

Al Lanctot

Aldor Lanctot

Executive Director, Global Accounts North America, Lenovo
Fort Worth, Texas

The University of Texas at Austin, 1995 Ph.D., international business/marketing
The University of Texas at Austin, 1985 B.B.A., international business and finance 

Brian Lu

Brian Lu

VP and General Manager, Sales and Marketing, Greater China,
Apple Asia
Beijing, China

Hong Kong Poly University, Doctor of Business
UofSC, 1993 Master of International Business Studies
UofSC, 1990 master's, mechanical engineering

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Martina McIsaac

CEO, Hilti North America
Plano, Texas

UofSC, 1995 Master of International Business Studies 
Western University, B.S., economics;

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Kendall Roth

Senior Associate Dean of International Programs and Partnerships, Moore School
Chair, Sonoco Department of International Business, Moore School
Executive Director, Center for International Business Education and Research, Moore School
Columbia, South Carolina

UofSC, 1986 Ph.D., international business
Oklahoma State University, 1979 bachelor's, university studies

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Romaine Seguin

President, Global Freight Forwarding at UPS
Atlanta, Georgia

Webster University, MBA
William Woods University, B.S., marketing management

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Shigeru Sekine

Chairman, Nikkol Group
Tokyo, Japan

Harvard University, Owner/President Management program
UofSC, 1977 Master of International Business Studies
Keio University, MBA
Aoyama Gakuin University, B.A.

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Marcy Thompson

Vice President, Marketing and Innovation, Sonoco Products Company
Hartsville, South Carolina

Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Penn State University, 1993 B.S., metallurgy

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Ioana Tudor

Global Head, Crop Protection Marketing, Syngenta
Basel, Switzerland

UofSC, 1997 International MBA
Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies
Politehnica University of Bucharest

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Rick C. Wade

Senior Vice President, Strategic Alliances and Outreach, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Founder and President, The Wade Group
Washington, D.C., and Columbia, South Carolina

Harvard University, Master of Public Administration
Harvard University, Management Development
UofSC, 1984 B.S.
Interdenominational Theological Center, Divinity/Ministry;
Wesley Theological Seminary, Divinity/Ministry

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Elizabeth White

Chief Strategist Sustainability, Global Sector Economics and Development Impact at International Finance Corporation (IFC), World Bank Group
Washington, D.C.

UofSC, 1992 International MBA,
Western Carolina University
North Carolina State University

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John Wunder

Senior Vice President, CX Global Renewals, Cisco
Charlotte, North Carolina

UofSC, 1994 B.S., sport and entertainment marketing
UofSC, 1992 B.S., marketing


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