HGTC Announces New Foundation President
Horry-Georgetown Technical College (HGTC) and the HGTC Foundation Board of Directors are proud to announce the new President of the HGTC Foundation. Mrs. Shannon C. Detzler has been selected as the successor for the position following the retirement of Mr. Neyle Wilson, current President of the Board, and past President of the college.
Mrs. Detzler brings a wealth of knowledge and over 26 years of experience in business operations and fundraising. She is a graduate of the University of South Carolina with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and possesses a master’s in Business Administration from Winthrop University. A graduate of Leadership Grand Strand, she has served on the Board of Regents, the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, and the Grand Strand Miracle League Board of Directors. Her accolades include being a Jefferson Award winner for public service, Volunteer of the Year by the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, and Young Professional of the Year by the Waccamaw Community Foundation.
“I want to personally congratulate and welcome our new incoming President, Shannon Detzler. The Board Members and I look forward to working with Shannon for the future success of the college,” said Tim Tilley, Chairman of the HGTC Foundation Board of Directors.
Mrs. Detzler will begin her new position as Foundation President effective September 1. She and her husband, Ben, make their home in Myrtle Beach with their son, Camp.
The purpose of the HGTC Foundation is to raise funds to support the programs, services, and activities of Horry-Georgetown Technical College, its students and employees, and to create and strengthen positive relations between the College and the community.
“As we build on our reputation as a quality teaching and student-centered environment, we invite you to help share our vision by your financial support for scholarships, programs, facilities, or other college needs; donation of equipment or technology; mentoring students; providing internships; and service on various academic or foundation advisory boards,” continued Tilley.