Founding Directors

Eric whiteside

Eric Whiteside- EWTECHNERD founder of Palmetto Leadership Institute

The founder and creator of Palmetto Leadership Institute (Formerly Delta Beta Lambda Foundation) 

John L. Lewis

John L. Lewis Co-Founder of Palmetto Leadership Institute

Co-Founder of Palmetto Leadership Institute  (formerly Delta Beta Lambda Foundation)

Robert Pressley

Robert Pressley- Executive Director Palmetto Leadership Institute

Co-Founder of Palmetto Leadership Institute (formerly Delta Beta Lambda Foundation) Current Executive Director

First Board of Directors

Van E. Staggs Jr

Van Staggs Jr.

President of Vanco Consulting Group LLC, One of the original members of XBOX Live 2004 DBL (DBL OMEGA DOG) ,which become the concept for Delta Beta Lambda Foundation and now Palmetto Leadership Institute    

CHARLIE B WILLIAMS III

Charlie B. Williams III- Creator of DBLCLAN Logo

Technical Art Director- Next/now . Creator of DBL and Deta Beta Lambda Logos. One of the original members of XBOX Live 2004 DBL (eck0) ,which become the concept for Delta Beta Lambda Foundation and now Palmetto Leadership Institute    

WAYNE HAYTON

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 Treasury Manager, US Bank, One of the original members of XBOX Live 2004 DBL (PSO416) ,which become the concept for Delta Beta Lambda Foundation and now Palmetto Leadership Institute   

Founding Concept XBOX Live Members

Wayne Hayton

Wayne Hayton, Original Member of DBLCLAN on Xbox Live

Treasury Manager, US Bank, One of the original members of XBOX Live 2004 DBL (PSO416) ,which become the concept for Delta Beta Lambda Foundation and now Palmetto Leadership Institute  

Larry Clark

Larry Clark- Founding member of DBLCLAN

 General Manager- Venezia's Pizza,One of the original members of XBOX Live 2004 DBL (STILSMOKIN) ,which become the concept for Delta Beta Lambda Foundation and now Palmetto Leadership Institute   

DON JOHNSON

Don Johnson- founding member of DBLCLAN XBOX Live

 Staff Manager, BMW Manufacturing LLC, One of the original members of XBOX Live 2004 DBL (OMEGAASSASIN) ,which become the concept for Delta Beta Lambda Foundation and now Palmetto  

2017-18 Board Of Directors

JAMES C MITCHELL JR

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Retired potable water treatment operator, US Navy Retired ( Lake Villa, IL  )

Dyanne W. Lyles

Dyanne Lyles, Board Member of Palmetto Leadership Institute

Retired Educator of 30 years, Executive Director of Active Art Expressions Inc

John W. Bryant

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President of Orchid Farm LLC, Retired U.S. Army (Maj) Founder of Veteran Services Commission Inc. and Co-Founder of E-Vision Business Center Inc.

2017-2018 Board Members

Srikanth Kodeboyina

Srikanth Kodeboyina- Board Member

CEO of Blueye Soft Corporation, USAR 2LT 

Michael Zepeda

Michael Zepada -Board Member Palmetto Leadership Institute

Project Manager- LandLease Inc, One of The Original XBOX Live Members.  CCENT, CCNA and CCNA Security Certified.

2019-20 Board Nominees

Dr. Joey Adams

Dr. Joey Adams- Board Nominee for Palmetto Leadership Institute 2019

Adjunct Professor at Central Piedmont Community College. Former Board Member 2014-15

Dr. Louis Whitesides

Dr. Louis Whitesides- Board Nominee for Palmetto Leadership Institute

Director of Research, South Carolina State University, Leadership Development Mentor for PLI Since 2008.

Juan Garcia

Juan Garcia- Nominated for Board Membership of Palmetto Leadership Institute

PLI Alumni 2018, Founder of Cutrite Landscaping LLC-  Newly Created Board Alumni Emeritus Board Member

2018-19 BOARD NOMINEES

Van E. Staggs Jr

Van E. Staggs Jr

President of Vanco Consulting Group LLC, 

Simone N Whiteside

Simone N. Whiteside- Nominated to Board of Directors for Palmetto Leadership Institute

CEO- E-Vision Project Development Corporation