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David M. Smalls was most recently president and CEO of the Walterboro-Colleton Chamber of Commerce, which is located in a historic community along the coast of South Carolina. Prior to the chamber, he spent 16 years in the banking industry between Texas and South Carolina which culminated in serving as city executive for BB&T. David serves on the boards of the South Carolina Arts Alliance, president of the South Carolina Artisans Center, The Colleton Center, advisory member for the South Carolina Climate, Energy, and Commerce Advisory Committee, the Colleton County Economic Alliance, the Coastal Community Foundation, the Colleton Museum, the Lowcountry Advisors for the Donnelley Foundation, and a past president of the Rotary Club of Walterboro. David is a member of the inaugural class of the Diversity Leadership Academy - South Carolina Lowcountry. David received a BS in marketing from the University of South Carolina and graduated from the Institute for Organization Management at Colorado College. He is a Fellow of the inaugural class of the Liberty Fellowship Program and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.