Wednesday, September 08, 2010
Judieth Davis, Information Systems Technology trainer (IST) for SCANA Corporation, will speak to SC State’s business students during the Executive Speaker Series on Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010 at noon in Belcher Hall’s fourth floor auditorium. Davis will speak on the topic: “Your Professional Image.”
Since 1986, Davis has served in various roles with SCANA, the parent corporation of South Carolina Electric and Gas Company. Those roles include: energy education representative, senior energy education representative, marketing program implementation specialist, marketing information specialist and information systems trainer.
In her present position, Davis is responsible for information systems and technology (IST), new employee orientation, coordinating technical training for IST employees, and delivering classes in Personal Computer (PC) 101 to SCANA employees. She is also a member of the IST recruiting team. Davis is certified in Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) sizing design and has completed basic training as a home energy auditor. Other company training has included process management, train the trainer, troubleshooting Microsoft Office products, Crystal Reports and Structured Query Language (SQL). In 1996, she received the Residential Marketing Program Award for “Outage Alert,” a residential power outage detection program from the Edison Electric Institute.
At SCANA, Davis has served as the co-host for the Pinnacle Awards and the Winner’s Circle, both employee and team recognition programs. She is a member of SCANA’s Speakers Bureau and is a past president of the SCANA Power Rangers Toastmasters Club. As a SCANA employee, she has also participated in many company sponsored community programs, including the March of Dimes Walkathon, the First Ladies Walk for Life, the Habitat for Humanity blitz build, and several weatherization projects.
Davis is a member of Chappelle Memorial AME Church in Columbia, S.C. where she is a steward, president of the Women’s Missionary Society, a member of the chancel choir, director of the dance and mime ministries, and is a member of the praise team. At the state level, she oversees the Debutantes and Masters Commission, a rites of passage program for young people of the 7th Episcopal District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church that focuses on etiquette, Christian teaching, community service and cultural exposure. She is also a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. and the Lower Richland Branch of the NAACP.
Educated in the public schools of Charleston County, Davis is a graduate of St. Andrews Parish High School. She is also a graduate of Converse College in Spartanburg, S.C. where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in religion. She has also studied at the College of Charleston in Charleston, S.C. and Columbia International University in Columbia, S.C.
Davis is the widow of Melvin Davis and the mother of Cara Leigh Davis, a high school senior. She is a student of women in the Bible and is a frequent presenter at area churches. She is also an avid reader, enjoys ballet and theatre.
For additional information, contact Dr. Ann Shepard Winstead, Executive Speaker Series program director, at (803) 516-4864.