Minor Shaw, chair of The Daniel-Mickel Foundation and 2012 South Carolina Business Hall of Fame inductee, will deliver Presbyterian College’s Robert M. Vance Lecture on Business Ethics.
Shaw will speak from 11 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, Jan. 28 in Edmunds Hall as part of the event hosted by the Department of Business Administration and Economics.
Recognized as one of the country’s leading business individuals, Shaw currently is president of Micco, LLC, a private investment company located in Greenville. She previously served as president of both Micco Corporation and Mickel Investment Group, also private Greenville businesses.
Shaw was instrumental in bringing Southwest Airlines to South Carolina while serving as chair of the Greenville-Spartanburg Airport Commission. She also served as a founder of the Roper Mountain Science Center and the South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts & Humanities, described by Columbia Metropolitan magazine as “two staples of the Upstate community bringing great value to students and awe to children and families.”
Shaw serves on numerous boards, including the Greenville Chamber of Commerce, the South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts Foundation, The Palmetto Institute, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina, Piedmont Natural Gas and Columbia Mutual Funds. She is a former board member of C&S National Bank of South Carolina and Interstate Securities.
She attended Randolph-Macon Woman’s College and received her bachelor of arts degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
The Robert M. Vance Lecture on Business Ethics was created to honor its namesake, who considered ethics, honesty and integrity to be extremely important. The lecture, funded by the Bailey Foundation, is a tribute to the late businessman’s legacy and his numerous contributions to the Clinton community.