The Greenville Arena District is managed by a Board of Directors, who are nominated by the County Council and then appointed by the Governor of South Carolina.
Mr. Patel is the Vice President of Operations for Sycamore Investment Group where he leads the operations teams for the Home2 Suites Greenville Downtown and the Holiday Inn Express & Suites. Mr. Patel was born and raised in Greenville and is a graduate of The University of South Carolina with degrees in Finance and HR Management. Prior to joining Sycamore Investment Group, Mr. Patel was the Sr. Operations Officer for the Office of the Executive Vice President for the American Red Cross in Washington D.C. In this role, he was charged with managing catastrophic disaster resources plan to better allocate resources between sixteen departments, conducting training seminars, and reducing budgets. Since returning to Greenville, Mr. Patel is actively involved in the Greenville community and currently serves on several boards, including the American Red Cross – Greenville Chapter, VisitGreenvilleSC, Euphoria, and the City of Greenville Accommodations Tax Committee.
Mr. Dyer is the owner of MSI, Inc. He is a graduate of Georgia Southern University with a Bachelors of Science in Technology. His previous volunteer experience includes the BMW golf tournament, Fall for Greenville, Ruritan Club, Greenville County Future Planning and Habitat for Humanity.
Jimmy Pittman is a native of Greenville, South Carolina. Following graduation from Clemson University, Jimmy was employed by Daniel Construction in Greenville. Over the next 27 years, during his employment with Daniel Construction, he had various assignments within the United States. While residing in California, he served as the Director of The World Affairs Council of Orange County, the Director of Orange County Office of Protocol, and the Chairman of the Orange County Sheriff’s Advisory Council. He returned to Greenville in 1993 to manage the Facility and Plant Services Company, a subsidiary of Fluor Daniel. Since 1997 he has owned and managed various property management, facility management, and maintenance companies. Mr. Pittman currently owns Maintainit, Ltd., a facility management and maintenance services company. The company is based in Greenville and has operations throughout the upstate. He has previously served on the Board of Directors of Regent Bank of South Carolina, the Board of Directors of Woodruff Corporate Center, and the Board of Visitors at Clemson University.
Miss Rodgers is the owner of My Two Tzus Room, Inc., a dog boarding and grooming facility in northern Greenville County, South Carolina. She also owns a nonprofit dog and cat rescue called My Two Tzus Rescue, Inc. to which she dedicates her free time. A native of Greer, South Carolina, she earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Strayer University, graduating summa cum laude. She also earned two associate degrees from Greenville Technical College: Business and Applied Science with majors in marketing and paralegal, respectively. After working in the telecommunications industry for several years and in locations spanning the US and the British Territory of Bermuda, Miss Rodgers returned to Greer in 2010 to start her own business.
Amber Drummond is a graduate of Clemson University where she obtained a degree in accounting. After graduation, Amber served four years as a police officer with the City of Greenville before joining Hubbell Lighting as a Pricing Analyst. She is an active volunteer with the United Way and with Shady Oak Baptist Church. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, traveling and playing with her two young sons.
Mrs. Moore was born and raised in Greenville. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from The University of South Carolina. She later received her Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Clemson University. For nearly a decade, she began her career working for the City of Greenville. She is currently employed by The Carolina Time and Parking Group as an Account Executive. During her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband (Josh) and two young sons (Jackson and Harrison).
The GADPFMC is a subset of the Greenville Arena District Board. Its members include: