Jonathan N. Pinson, elected new Chairman of the SC State Board of Trustees

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

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Jonathan N. Pinson was elected to serve as the chairman of the South Carolina State University Board of Trustees. He will serve the remainder of former board chairman, Lumus Byrd’s term which will expire in June 2010.

Chairman Pinson has been a member of the SC State University Board of Trustees since 2005.

Currently, Chairman Pinson is the president of Professional Staffing Solution based in Greenville, S.C. He is also part owner of Travinia’s Italian Kitchen, (locations in Greenville, S.C., Columbia, S.C., and Myrtle Beach, S.C.); and the Hilton Columbia Center Hotel, Columbia, S.C.; as well as other business ventures.

After this afternoon’s vote, newly elected Chairman Pinson said, “I want to thank the Board for electing me to serve as Chairman of the Board of Trustees. Collectively, we will work to support SC State University and move its current and future initiatives forward.”

For more information on the SC State University Board of Trustees, contact Joyce A. Green, executive director at (803) 536-8551 or