Nate Barber, senior vice president and community development officer at South State Bank in Columbia, has been elected to the Board of Directors of Certified Development Corporation of SC. Barber has been with South State Bank for 13 years. He has an MBA from Indiana University and has served as an adjunct professor at the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina as well as Shanghai International Studies University and Nantong University in China. A Rock Hill native, Barber earned his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from USC and then worked for several corporations including Milliken, Lockheed, Alcoa and Merrill Lynch before joining the Small Business Development Center at Winthrop University, where he also was an assistant professor of business administration.
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