March of Dimes South Carolina Chapter Welcomes Tony Payne to the Upstate Division
The March of Dimes is proud to announce that Tony Payne had joined the Upstate Division as Executive Director. Tony was formerly the Director of Development for the Ellen Hines Smith Girls’ Home. Prior to that, he was with Lexington Medical Center as the Foundation’s Development Manager. Tony has also held positions with the Spartanburg Regional Foundation, and the American Red Cross in Spartanburg. He has served in the United States Marine Corps and received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of South Carolina and Masters of Business Administration degree from Southern Wesleyan University.
“We are delighted to have Tony Payne join our chapter in this important role. His leadership and experience will help us achieve our goals and continue working for healthier babies in communities throughout the state” said Mona Carter, State Director of the March of Dimes South Carolina chapter.
Each year, the South Carolina Chapter of the March of Dimes invests in mission initiatives statewide, including research grants and local community services. Through these program services, the March of Dimes continues working to prevent birth defects and infant death, reduce South Carolina’s premature birth rate, increase access to prenatal care and educate healthcare providers and women about having healthy babies.
The March of Dimes is the leading nonprofit organization for pregnancy and baby health. With chapters nationwide, the March of Dimes works to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality. For the latest resources and information, visit marchofdimes.com/southcarolina. Find us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.