Kim Jolley is interim vice chancellor for University Advancement and interim executive director for USC Upstate Foundations. She comes to Upstate from SunTrust, where she served for 11 years as city president and commercial relationship officer in Spartanburg. Jolley has more than 30 years of banking experience, including executive positions with the former Wachovia Bank and Bank of America, and has worked with commercial clients ranging in revenue from $3 million to $500 million.
Jolley has an extensive background with nonprofit boards and community organizations. Her many charitable roles include past president and board member of Mobile Meals of Spartanburg; chair of the advisory committee of the Women’s Leadership Council for United Way of the Piedmont; campaign chair for the 2014-15 United Way annual campaign, which raised more than $5 million for the community; and board member of the Spartanburg Economic Futures Group. She also served as a member of the Chapman Cultural Center general operating grants committee from 2017-2019.
In 2012, then-Gov. Nikki Haley appointed Jolley to the Westview-Fairforest Fire Commission board, on which she currently serves as chair. In early 2016, Jolley participated in the Women’s Leadership Institute at Furman University. She is a sustainer with The Junior League of Spartanburg, a graduate of Leadership Spartanburg Class of 2004, a graduate of the Spartanburg Medical Center Regional Fellows Class of 2013 and a 2014 graduate of the Spartanburg Healthy Organizations Institute.
Jolley lives in Spartanburg with her husband, Rick, and they have one daughter, Lenza.