Lt. Governor Kevin Bryant to Speak at Bob Jones University

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GREENVILLE, S.C. (October 17, 2017) – The Bob Jones University Public Policy Organization will host South Carolina Lieutenant Governor Kevin Bryant for a forum Monday, October 23 at 6 p.m. in Levinson Hall.

Zach Heltsley, President of the BJU Public Policy Organization, said, “We are pleased to host Lt. Governor Bryant to give our students and the greater Greenville community an opportunity to hear from him about the critical issues facing our state.”

A native of Anderson, Bryant earned a BS in Pharmacy from the University of Georgia in 1989. Since then, Bryant has managed, with his brothers and father, Bryant Pharmacy & Supply, an independent pharmacy located in Anderson.

Bryant is married to the former Ann Barinowski of Augusta, Georgia, and they have three children. They are members of Concord Community Church where Bryant has served as deacon. Bryant has also served on the Board of Directors for Camp Hope, a Christian youth camp, where he commits 1 week each year to serve as activities director there.

In 2004, Bryant was elected to the South Carolina State Senate, where he served for twelve years.  As a member of the State Senate, he chaired the General Committee and also had committee assignments on Agriculture and Natural Resources; Corrections and Penology; Finance; and Labor, Commerce, and Industry.

Following the resignation of Lieutenant Governor Henry McMaster, Bryant was elected President Pro Tempore of the South Carolina State Senate before being sworn in as South Carolina’s ninety-second Lieutenant Governor on January 25, 2017.  In his role as Lieutenant Governor, Bryant serves as President of the South Carolina Senate and oversees the Lieutenant Governor’s Office on Aging.

Following his presentation, Bryant will hold a question and answer session. The forum is free and open to the public.