Gerald Smalls joined the Foundation Board in 2011.
Mr. Smalls received a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from South Carolina State University, a Master of Business Administration from Clark Atlanta University, a Juris Doctorate from Howard University School of Law, a Master of Laws in Taxation from Georgetown University Law Center and completed post doctorate work at Harvard University’s Institute for Management. He currently serves as dean and Professor of Law and Accounting at the Benedict College School of Business in Columbia, S.C.
Prior to his current position, he served as General Counsel/Chief of Staff to the South Carolina Department of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services and as an associate with Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, L.L.P.
While attending Howard University, Mr. Smalls served as president of the Student Bar Association.