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08/02/2018

Two New Members Added to Winthrop Board of Trustees

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 The Winthrop Board of Trustees welcomed two new board members in July.
 The South Carolina General Assembly appointed Robby Sisco ’80 to the Congressional District 7 seat.
 Winthrop alumni voted for Isaiah “Reggie” Venning ’95, ’00, to fill one of the alumni representative seats on the board.

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Robby Sisco
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Isaiah Venning
ROCK HILL, SOUTH CAROLINA - The Winthrop Board of Trustees welcomed two new board members in July.

The South Carolina General Assembly appointed Robby Sisco ’80 to the Congressional District 7 seat that was filled by Karl Folkens ’76, who did not seek reelection. In addition, Winthrop alumni voted for Isaiah “Reggie” Venning ’95, ’00, to fill one of the alumni representative seats on the board.

Robby Sisco
Sisco, who resides in Florence and will serve a six-year term, was the senior vice president of human resources for the Cabot Corporation, a global specialty chemicals and performance materials company. Prior to joining Cabot in 1999, Sisco worked for DuPont for approximately 20 years at a number of locations across the United States in a variety of manufacturing, operations and human resource professional and management positions.

Sisco earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Francis Marion University in 1978 and a Master of Science degree in personnel and industrial relations from Winthrop in 1980.

He is married to Julia Fore, and they have one daughter and one granddaughter.

Isaiah “Reggie” Venning
Venning, who lives in Rock Hill and will serve a six-year term, is a self-employed stock trader. Venning has served on the Winthrop Graduate School Advisory Board as a member of the Community Relations Sub-Committee.

He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in business administration and his Master of Business Administration degree from Winthrop.

Venning is married to Krystal Davis Venning ’96, ’99, and the couple has two children, Isaiah Jr. and Langston.

For more information, please contact the Office of University Communications and Marketing at 803/323-2236.

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