John Anderson (Andy) Folsom is a graduate of Washington and Lee University and the University of South Carolina School of Law. He works at BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina (BCBSSC) as AVP, Strategic Investments and M&A, and also serves as President of Companion Capital Management, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of BCBSSC. Prior to this role, Andy worked in the Law Department at BCBSSC as AVP and Deputy General Counsel. Before joining BCBSSC, he worked as a corporate attorney for Alston & Bird LLP in Atlanta.
Andy also participates in numerous community and civic activities. Currently, he is the President and a Board Member of Salute from the Shore, which was organized to pay tribute to the men and women of the military on the 4th of July. He also serves as Board Chair of the United Way of the Midlands as well as a Board member of the Columbia Chamber of Commerce and Riverbanks Zoo Society. He is also very involved with Washington and Lee, serving as the Co-Chair of the Alumni Admissions Program for the Midlands and as Vice President of the Columbia Chapter of the W&L Alumni Association.
He is a member of Shandon United Methodist Church. He and his wife, Lucy, have one daughter and three sons.