Greater Columbia Chamber Of Commerce Welcomes Scott Callison, New Senior Vice President of Operations

The Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce announced the addition of Scott Callison as senior vice president of operations for the organization. Callison has been involved in the midlands banking industry for over 29 years.

In his new position, Callison will be responsible for the daily functions of the Columbia Chamber, including all revenue and membership services functions. Callison will supervise all Chamber events, marketing, communication and sales, as well as membership retention and satisfaction.

“We are pleased to welcome Scott Callison to the Chamber’s staff,” said Ike McLeese, president and CEO of the Greater Columbia Chamber. “With the extensive leadership experience that he brings to this position, we are confident that he will bring positive change to the Chamber.”

Prior to joining the Chamber, Callison worked as the vice president and commercial banking officer at Capital Bank for the past four years, the vice president and city executive of First Palmetto Savings Bank for more than ten years, the vice president and commercial loan officer of BB&T/Lexington State Bank for five years, as well as several other corporate leadership positions throughout his career.

Callison has served as a member of the City of Cayce Council, the Town of Lexington Council and the Central Midlands Regional Planning Council. He is a graduate of the first Leadership Lexington County class as well as Leadership Columbia. He is also a founding member, past president, treasurer and board member of the Lexington Area Tennis Association.

Callison attended Clemson University, and banking schools at the University of Oklahoma and University of Vermont.

To become a member or to learn more about the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce, as well as its events, programs and initiatives, visit


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