Meet Business Over Breakfast Speaker Lt. Governor Pamela Evette
Pamela S. Evette is the 93rd Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina and the first female Republican lieutenant governor.
An entrepreneur and businesswoman, Evette founded Quality Business Solutions, a payroll, HR, and benefits services firm headquartered in Travelers Rest. Under her leadership, QBS grew from a start-up to one of the nation’s fastest growing small businesses. Evette has received numerous business and professional accolades, including the ATHENA Leadership Award® and the Enterprising Woman of the Year Award.
Since taking office in January of 2019, Evette has been laser-focused on utilizing her professional background to serve the people and businesses of South Carolina. She has dedicated her time to highlighting S.C.’s thriving small business ecosystem and attracting new business to the Palmetto state. As a staunch promoter of innovative public-private partnerships, she has also worked to bring awareness to S.C. non-profits and the impact they have in our local communities.
Beyond business, Evette’s passion for serving others has guided her focus on early childhood education and reading. In 2019, she was asked the join the sixth cohort of Hunt-Kean Leadership Fellows Program which focuses on state education policy. A strong advocate for school choice, Evette is also a vocal supporter of S.C.’s world-class technical college system as a pathway to career success.
Evette serves on the boards of directors of the St Francis Foundation (affiliated with Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital) and the National Association of Professional Employer Organizations (NAPEO).
She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting from Cleveland State University. A resident of Travelers Rest, S.C., Evette enjoys spending time with her husband David, their three children, and her mother Jennie who lives with them.
Register for the next Business Over Breakfast on Tuesday, November 9 at 7:30 a.m. at RADIUS Church. Tickets are $10 and must be purchased in advance. Pre-registrations are appreciated by Friday, November 5th.