Board Member - Seema Shrivastava-Patel
A native of Columbia, Seema Shrivastava-Patel is a graduate of the University of South Carolina and holds a bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Human Resources with a specialization in International Business.
She has spent her 20-year career in the convenience industry and is currently the president of Carolina Convenience Corporation (CCC). CCC owns and operates S-mart convenience stores, is a fuel distributor in South Carolina, and is a franchisee of Hardee’s.
Giving back to the community is a priority for Shrivastava-Patel, who manages all of CCC’s charitable activities. Under her leadership, CCC has contributed to fundraisers for breast cancer, muscular dystrophy, The Children’s Miracle Network, Harvest Hope Food Bank, Palmetto Children’s Hospital, and the Wounded Warrior Project. She also serves as president of the South Carolina Association of Convenience Stores and is serves as a board member of the South Carolina Petroleum Marketer Association and the South Carolina Governor’s Mansion Foundation.
Shrivastava-Patel resides in Lexington with her husband and two children and represents Congressional District 2. She was appointed by Governor Henry McMaster.
Term: June 30, 2017–June 30, 2021