Board of Directors/Staff

Executive Committee 2019

Rachel Eggleston
Past Chair
Dorothy Glisson
Wes Withrow
Bridget Gordon


Board of Directors:

Jenny Daley
Jenny graduated high school in Germany and attended business school and apprenticeship afterwards. She then came back to the States and attended College of Charleston. Jenny works for Consolidated Planning Inc.

Registered Representative of Park Avenue Securities LLC (PAS). OSJ: 4201 CONGRESS ST SUITE 295, CHARLOTTE, NC 28209, 704-552-8507. Securities products offered through PAS, member FINRA, SIPC. Financial Representative of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America® (Guardian), New York, NY. PAS is an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of Guardian. Consolidated Planning Inc. is not an affiliate or subsidiary of PAS or Guardian. 2019-88455 Exp. 10/21


James Kirkland

James is a Screven County High School graduate and went on to study business at Paine College. He is a long time employee of Georgia Pacific.

Paul Patel 

Paul M. Patel grew up in Vance County,NC and attended public school there. His parents owned a 22 room independent property, in which he learned every aspect of the business. He is a lifelong member of AAHOA (Asian-American Hotel Owners Assoc.). He has been married for 17 years to the lovely Sejal Patel, and they have two wonderful children, Josh and Diya Patel. Prior to his marriage, he attended North Carolina State University. Also, Partnered with his father in a Comfort Inn property.  He and his wife operate the Sylvania Inn motel located in Sylvania, Ga. 
Cynthia Scott
Cynthia Scott is a life long resident of Screven Co. She attended and graduated from  the  Screven County School System.  She received her Associates degree in Information and Office Technology from Ogeechee Technical College. Cynthia is the CEO/Agent of Cynthia Scott Insurance Agency as an independent insurance agent serving both GA and SC in various types of insurance. Cynthia is a graduate of  Universal Coach Institute where she obtained her Business Coaching certification.
Founder and owner of Cynthia Scott Business Academy where she coaches both Women and Youth  Entrepreneurs In Business startup. 

Craig Lariscy

Craig is a licensed REALTOR® and launched into real estate sales where enjoys showing clients the best that the CSRA and Low Country has to offer. Craig is an enthusiastic and active member of the community.  In 2015 he served as President of the Screven County Chamber of Commerce and was awarded the prestigious Agnes Tebeau Volunteer of the Year Award. In 2016, he was voted a lifetime board member of the Screven County Chamber of Commerce. In 2017 he was elected to the position of City Council for the City of Sylvania, GA.

Chris Griner



Grace Waits

I have lived in Screven County for over 30 years. I have been married to my husband, who is a teacher at SCMS, for 20 years.  I have four amazing children ages 11-18 yrs. I became the President of the Screven County Chamber of Commerce in April of 2017 and I love our community and it makes me so happy to see our community and Chamber members thrive. 


Lifetime Members:

Dorothy Glisson
Craig Lariscy
Agnes Tebeau