GP has over a decade of nonprofit and government experience in South Carolina, ranging from helping an upstart nonprofit and local government transform an old school building into a thriving cultural center, to managing a forty-plus year-old statewide advocacy organization. He’s involved with numerous boards and advisory councils locally and nationally, and he’s been instrumental in setting policy at the state and national level.
GP also serves as Mayor of Fountain Inn, SC, one of the top ten fastest growing cities in the state.
With a passion for process and policy, GP gets excited about helping clients learn how to strengthen their organization’s capacity for advocacy, communication, and governance.
GP was born and raised in South Carolina and lives in Fountain Inn with his wife, Taylor, their daughter, Albee James, and one dog (Mavis) and cat (Pippa).