Tri-County’s Foundation Board welcomes new members




PENDLETON — Tom O’Hanlan of Liberty, Kym Cleveland of Anderson and Curt Evatt of Seneca have been elected to serve on Tri-County Technical College’s Foundation Board of Directors.

Members of the Foundation Board raise money to supplement appropriations thereby helping the College to meet the educational needs of the citizens of the tri-county area.

O’Hanlan is president of Sealevel Systems Inc. in Liberty. He holds a bachelor of science degree in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State. He is chairman-elect of the March of Dimes Committee for Pickens County.

He serves on the board of directors for Baptist Easley Hospital, Ten at the Top, Manufacturing Caring for Pickens County, the Society of International Business Fellows, the PACE board at Tri-County and the Pickens County Business Education Alliance. He and his wife, Susan, live in Liberty.

Evatt is president of Oconee Federal Savings and Loan Association, Oconee Federal Financial Corporation and Oconee Federal MHC. He was appointed to this position in January of 2014 and has been employed by the company since 1988.

Prior to his current position, he served as executive vice president and chief financial officer from 2010 – 2014 and senior vice president and assistant secretary from 2007-2010. He also was elected to the board of directors in 2010. Currently he is president of the Oconee Federal Charitable Foundation and is a board member for Oconee Medical Holdings and the Seneca Rotary Club.

Previously he was a member of the board of directors of the S.C. Bankers Association’s Community Bankers Council, as well as the S.C. Bankers Association’s Young Bankers Division. He is a past member of the compliance committee of the S.C. Bankers Association.

He is a past board member of Oconee Medical Center Foundation, Oconee County Education Foundation, Oconee County United Way and Oconee Chamber of Commerce. He is a former trustee of the Tribble Center Foundation Trust.

The Seneca native is a graduate of Clemson University, where he earned a bachelor of science degree in accounting. He and his wife, Alice, have two children.

Cleveland was vice president for Omnisource Corporation for 18 years until his retirement in 2014. Currently he owns and operates Liquid Properties LLC, a contract consulting firm.

He attended Clemson University and North Harris College and later studied under ICAR International. He taught in the automotive industry for eight years and earned master ASE certifications in all automotive repair fields. He attended the Bell Leadership institute in 2011 at N.C. State University.

He is a former member of CRA Recycling Association and Conference and has been a guest speaker at the annual convention.

Cleveland has been a member of the board of directors for Meals on Wheels for seven years, with two years as chair, and he is co-chair of the YMCA –Scholarship Funding Committee this year. He is a co-founder of S.C. Recyclers Association and served as its vice president.

He is chair of the Boy Scout Troop 215 committee and was a member of the building committee for Central Presbyterian Church in 2009. He and his wife, Kelly, have two sons.




This article provided by Tri-County Technical College.

This article provided by Tri-County Technical College.

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