SC Uplift

Kevin Wimberly

Kevin E. Wimberly, President and CEO   

Kevin is committed to the mission and vision of providing affordable housing to individuals and families especially those who have limited resources and access to quality housing. His passion led him to be a co-founder of SC UpLift Community Outreach over 10 years ago. SC UpLift is a nonprofit, federally exempt community development corporation in Columbia, South Carolina serving communities statewide. SC UpLift’s goal is to help enhance the quality of life for individuals and families and improved distressed communities through collaborative partnerships. Under Kevin’s leadership, SC UpLift has received approximately $4 million dollars in federal and non-federal funds for various affordable housing projects. Kevin has a proven track record in managing all aspects of housing projects from the earliest point of preparation to occupancy.

Kevin is a certified Housing Development Finance Professional through the National Development Council. He is also a Certified Aging in Place Specialist through the National Association of Home Builders. This designation represents his ability to ensure that the living environment is safe and comfortable and individuals can maintain their independence. In addition to his housing credentials and experience, Kevin has Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and minor in African-American Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Master of Arts in Human Resources Management from Webster University.