President & CEO
Contact: Email | 864-617-7441

President & CEO: Michelle is a Belton, SC native and has over 20 years of experience working with local communities on tourism and community development.  

On the national level she serves as Immediate Past Chairman of the Alliance of National Heritage Areas; a national membership organization comprised of national heritage areas and partners around the country that support and practice sustainable heritage development and holds an officers position on the National Heritage Development Partnership Board.  

In SC she serves on the Palmetto Agribusiness Council and as Co-Chairman of the SC Rural Resource Coalition.


Director of Advertising & Creative Design

Director of Graphic Design: Anna has been with the Corridor for over 12 years as the Director of Advertising and Creative Design. She has managed the design components of numerous large-scale projects that include everything from print media and branding design to gateway signage and downtown streetscapes.     

Anna is knowledgeable in Adobe InDesign, Digital Publishing Suite, Photoshop and Illustrator and currently works out of her office in Edgefield, SC and she resides in North Augusta, SC with her husband and twin 10-year-olds.   


Director of Business Operations

Director of Business Operations: Yuka is the team member that keeps the process moving smoothly. She manages the project budget, timelines, and ensures that all deliverables are being met. Yuka is Japanese by birth and South Carolinian by choice. She lives in Anderson, SC with her husband and two daughters.