Governor’s School Foundation welcomes new Director of Development
COLUMBIA--The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics (GSSM) Foundation is excited to welcome Barb Steadman as Director of Development. “We are thrilled to have Barb join our team and look forward to continuing to provide loyal financial support to GSSM through the dedicated work of our Foundation,” said Kim Bowman, CEO, GSSM Foundation and EVP Strategic Direction, GSSM. “Barb has an impressive work ethic, as well as a commitment to excellence.
I’m confident she will bring an abundance of energy and determination to her role.” Steadman received her Bachelors of Arts in communication from the University of North Dakota. Steadman has been working in academia since 2000, first at the University of North Dakota, later at Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania, and more recently at Coker College in Hartsville. At Coker College, she worked as the Secretary of the College and Director of Constituent Relations.
She also held the positions of Director of College Relations and Director of Media Relations. As the Director of Development, Steadman will be responsible for GSSM’s annual fundraising campaign including planning, execution and assessment, as well as other smaller campaigns, special events and new projects. “I’m excited to join the development team at GSSM because raising support for GSSM means raising the bar for student success, for Hartsville’s growth, and ultimately, for the prosperity of every resident of our state,” said Steadman.