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Lowcountry Food Bank Foundation Appoints New Board Member

CRBJ Biz Wire //March 14, 2023//

Lowcountry Food Bank Foundation Appoints New Board Member

CRBJ Biz Wire //March 14, 2023//

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CHARLESTON S.C. – The Lowcountry Food Bank Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of a new member to its Board of Directors as of January 2023. Milton Irvin, of Bluffton, South Carolina, earned his MBA in Finance from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Mr. Irvin has over 35 years of executive leadership and senior level management experience across the financial service industry. He is a pioneer in leading businesses to achieve growth, recognition, and sustainability using his financial acumen while advocating for diversity. Mr. Irvin began his career at Chase Manhattan Bank and spent 20 years at Salomon Brothers before moving to UBS Investment Bank.

Mr. Irvin was appointed by President Bill Clinton to the Advisory Committee for Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, where he served as chair. He was also appointed by President Barack Obama to the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Governor Nikki Haley appointed Mr. Irvin to serve on the South Carolina State University Board of Trustees, where he was elected chairman and served until 2018.

Mr. Irvin has served on numerous boards around the country, using his extensive experience to provide financial expertise and drive a culture of excellence and inclusion. “Milton is uniquely qualified to serve on our Board of Directors. He has a passion for client service, exceptional leadership skills, and the financial expertise to help grow the Foundation and provide support for those in our communities who experience hunger,” said Pat Walker, Chair of the Lowcountry Food Bank Foundation Board of Directors.

The Lowcountry Food Bank Foundation was established in 2021 as a strategic partner of the Lowcountry Food Bank. The purpose of the Lowcountry Food Bank Foundation is to provide a consistent and sustainable source of funding to support the mission of the Lowcountry Food Bank. To learn more about the Lowcountry Food Bank Foundation, please contact Beth Atkinson at or visit

Lowcountry Food Bank Board Members are:

Pat Walker (Chair), Lowcountry Food Bank, President and CEO – Retired; Dr. Bob Kahle (Vice Chair), Kahle Strategic Insights, Managing Director; Steve Swanson (Secretary), Automated Trading Desk, Co-Founder; Tom Jeffries (Treasurer), Quoizel, CFO – Retired; Aaron Brewer, Iron Bridge Capital, Partner; Tyler Condon, Lobee Learning, Co-Founder; Mark Crocker, Dixon Hughes Goodman, Founding Partner – Retired; Erika Harrison, Law Offices of Erika Harrison, Principal; Brian Hubacher, Kuhn & Kuhn, LLC, Senior Associate Attorney; Milton Irvin, Investment Banker; Dr. Henry Tisdale, Claflin University, President – Retired; Chris Tobin, Rootstock Philanthropy, Of Counsel.


About the Lowcountry Food Bank: Feed. Advocate. Empower.

The Lowcountry Food Bank serves the 10 coastal counties of South Carolina and distributed more than 39 million pounds of food in 2022. The Lowcountry Food Bank helps fight hunger by distributing food to more than 240 partner agencies including on-site meal programs, homeless shelters and emergency food pantries. The Lowcountry Food Bank advocates on behalf of those who experience hunger and helps empower people to make healthy and nutritious food choices. For more information, visit the Lowcountry Food Bank website.