MURRELLS INLET, S.C. – Emma Ruth Brittain, Cheryl Cail, Wallace Evans, Jr., and Robert Hucks, II, have been elected to the Waccamaw Community Foundation’s board of directors.
WCF board president Brett Groome who said, “We are excited to welcome Emma Ruth, Cheryl, Wallace, and Robert to the WCF Board of Directors. Their business experience and commitment to building a better community are wonderful assets to bring to the Foundation.”
Cheryl Cail is Vice Chief of the Waccamaw Indian People and Chairperson of SC Idle No More; a committee under the SC Indian Affairs Commission, which focuses on protection of the environment, cultural preservation, and indigenous sovereignty. She owns Coastal Carolina Signings, LLC, and also works part-time as an Associate Director at American Rivers. She is the mother of three sons and grandmother of seven.
Wallace Evans Jr., is a native of North Myrtle Beach, SC. He is married and has four children. He attended Clemson Univ. but graduated from Coastal Carolina Univ. with a B. A. in Interdisciplinary Studies. He is currently the CEO of A Father’s Place, the nonprofit father engagement initiative with three offices serving Georgetown, Horry, and Williamsburg counties.
Robert P. Hucks, II is Executive Vice President and Chief Banking Officer at Coastal Carolina National Bank. Hucks has worked in the banking industry for 23 years and represents a second-generation banker in Horry County, where he currently resides in Conway with his wife Christi and two boys, Riles and Winn.
Mike Mancuso, the WCF’s executive director, said, “Each of our new board members’ dedication to philanthropy in the Waccamaw region makes them ideal additions to the WCF team as we all work towards making Horry and Georgetown counties an even better place to live.”
For more information on the Waccamaw Community Foundation, the Grand Strand’s leading philanthropic organization, visit WaccamawCF.org.
About the Waccamaw Community Foundation
Since 1999, local philanthropists have turned to Waccamaw Community Foundation to effectively manage their giving and meet community needs. The organization serves many people who share a common concern: improving quality of life in Horry and Georgetown counties.
WCF makes charitable giving simple and effective by offering individuals creative ways to establish and manage funds that will positively impact the Waccamaw Region for generations to come. WCF also offers advice about projects and organizations, helping donors meet their philanthropic goals.
Through the generosity of donors, the Foundation has awarded more than $21 million in grants since it was established in 1999.