Board of Trustees Spotlight

Jul 03, 2019
Please meet the two newest members of the Claflin University Board of Trustees:
Before retiring in 2004, Robert Scarborough served as the executive director for South Carolina Association of School Administrators. He began his career at South Carolina Association of School Administrators in 1987 as the assistant to the executive director. He previously worked for accounting firms and served as the Orangeburg County administrator and assistant comptroller general for South Carolina. A native of Norway, S.C., he has served as a member of the Claflin University Board of Visitors, a board member of the Southern Mutual Church Insurance Company, a board member of the State Board of Education, Friends of Education Coalition, the South Carolina Society of Association Executives and American Association of School Administrators.

John Uprichard is the CEO of Find Great People (FGP), a nationally recognized executive recruitment firm with a talent platform inclusive of C-level search, middle management acquisition and talent consulting including: executive coaching, management assessment, compensation and rewards, and talent analytics. FGP works with clients ranging from public companies to high growth, entrepreneurial organizations in 44 states and 14 countries. Under his leadership, FGP has experienced over 2600 percent revenue growth and achieved recognition as one of the 100 largest privately held companies in the SC 100 (four years), an Inc. 500 and 5000 company (five consecutive years), one of South Carolina's Fastest Growing Companies (four consecutive years) and a Best Place to Work (eight years total, five of which have been consecutive).
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