We are excited to welcome Reggie Gay, Vice President and Legal Counsel for Anderson University, to our Board of Directors. Reggie is a 30 year resident of Anderson County. Please see his bio below.
We look forward to working with Reggie as we continue to grow our PlaySafe Team!
Reggie Gay is the Vice President and University Counsel at Anderson University, serving on the senior leadership team and overseeing university legal affairs and risk management, as well as Title IX functions. In the past year he has served on several task forces for COVID-19, focusing on the health and safety of the University community. Reggie served in a legal advisory capacity to the University for over 20 years before joining staff in January 2020. Prior to his work at Anderson University, Reggie was the managing partner for Burr & Forman, LLP, in Greenville, and graduated with his Juris Doctor from the University of South Carolina in 1987. He previously worked for Watkins, Vandiver, Kirven, Gable and Gray until its merger with McNair Law Firm in 2002, which later merged with Burr & Forman in 2019. His depth of legal experience includes labor and employment law, contracts, workers’ compensation, litigation and appellate advocacy. In his over 30-year career in law, he has advised and represented numerous business and governmental clients and frequently spoken on employment related issues throughout the state.
A 30-year resident of Anderson, Reggie is committed to the local community and charitable activities including the Upstate South Carolina Alliance; the Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce; the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce; the Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club of Anderson; the Anderson Rotary Club; the Foothills Alliance; and the Foothills United Way.
Reggie and his wife, Sharon, are members of St. John’s United Methodist Church in Anderson. They have a daughter, Catherine, and son-in-law, Barrett, who now live in Mount Pleasant.