Partner Breon C. M. Walker Selected for Riley Institute

at Furman Diversity Leaders Initiative’s 8th Class

Gallivan, White & Boyd, P.A. is pleased to announce Breon C. M. Walker is one of 38 leaders from across the Midlands and surrounding areas selected to participate in the 8th Midlands class of the Riley Institute at Furman’s Diversity Leaders Initiative (DLI). “DLI and the Riley Fellows have matured into a potent force to help move South Carolina forward,” said Dr. Don Gordon, executive director of the Riley Institute. “The members of this class will add considerably to the conversations and lasting partnerships that form among Riley fellows and it is the strength of these bonds that truly produces progress across the state.”  READ MORE

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