Cooper and Rouse Join Waccamaw Community Foundation Board of Directors
Gary C. Cooper and Dr. Deshawn Rouse (right) have been elected to the Waccamaw Community Foundation’s board of directors.
WCF board president Rick Elliott who said, “We are excited to welcome Gary and Deshawn to the WCF Board of Directors. Their business experience and commitment to building a better community are wonderful assets to bring to the Foundation.”
Gary C. Cooper is the co-founder and Executive Chairman of Palmetto Infusion Services, LLC. Gary graduated from Wofford College with a BS in Economics and went on to acquire his master’s degree in Health Care Administration from the University of South Carolina. He has dedicated twenty-four years of service and leadership to the health care industry as an entrepreneur across a number of businesses. Gary and his wife Kelly reside in Pawleys Island, SC and are the parents of four children.
Dr. Deshawn Rouse is the Founder and CEO of Spirit Filled Ambassadors for Christ Ministries. He also serves as Senior Prelate of the United Ministries of the Kingdom. Additionally, Dr. Rouse is the Founder and CEO of Prison of Hope Ministry, a state and federal prison ministry. Also, he is the Founder and CEO of Zenith Wealth Building.
He received his Doctoral Degree in Biblical Studies in 2013 from North Carolina College of Theology in Wilmington, North Carolina. Dr. Rouse is married to Lady Debra Rouse and has four children.
Mike Mancuso, the WCF’s executive director, said, “Each of our new board members’ dedication to impactful philanthropy in the Waccamaw region makes them ideal additions to the WCF team as we all work towards making Horry and Georgetown counties an even better place to live.”
For more information on the Waccamaw Community Foundation, the Waccamaw Region’s only community foundation, visit WaccamawCF.org.
About the Waccamaw Community Foundation
Since 1999, local philanthropists have turned to Waccamaw Community Foundation to effectively manage their giving and meet community needs. The organization serves many people who share a common concern: improving quality of life in Horry and Georgetown counties.
WCF makes charitable giving simple and effective by offering individuals creative ways to establish and manage funds that will positively impact the Waccamaw Region for generations to come. WCF also offers advice about projects and organizations, helping donors meet their philanthropic goals.
Through the generosity of donors, the Foundation has awarded more than $22 million in grants since it was established in 1999.
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