Board Member Bios
Dick O’Neill, Chair
Dick O’Neill is a retired U.S. Army colonel with over 40 years of logistics experience spanning the globe from Vietnam to Iran. He served as the director of logistics for the U.S. Military District of Washington and was responsible for military transit services in the greater Washington, DC area. During his tenure, Dick managed a fleet of over 700 vehicles in support of President Reagan’s second inaugural activities.
Dick has been actively involved with Greenlink since learning about the system through Furman University’s OLLI Senior Leaders Greenville program in 2015. In 2017, he served on Greenlink’s Comprehensive Operations Analysis Steering Committee.
Dick has served as president of the Ridgeland at the Park Condominium Regime Board for the past five years. He holds an MBA in finance and marketing from the University of Illinois and is a graduate of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, the Industrial College of the Armed Forces and the Defense Systems Management College.
Amanda Warren, Vice Chair
Amanda Warren is the Associate Director of Integrated Services for United Ministries, a long-standing nonprofit agency that serves and empowers those on the transformative journey to self-sufficiency. Amanda leads the team that works directly with program participants and collaborating with numerous nonprofits, businesses, government entities and faith-based groups to tackle issues that impact our community.
A former college soccer player, Amanda serves as an academy soccer coach for the United FC Furman Soccer Club. She also volunteers in various coordinator and committee capacities at her church and her children’s school and is a past president of her neighborhood’s homeowners’ association.
Amanda graduated from Furman University with a bachelor’s degree in music education and spent several years teaching in a Title I school before making the change to nonprofit work. She was a member of Leadership Greenville Class 44 and and first began advocating for public transit alongside several of her Leadership Greenville classmates.
Scott Craig, Treasurer
Scott Craig is the founder of BlueLantern Capital, LLC and serves as the GM of Corporate Strategy, Planning, Government Affairs, Marketing and Communications for JTEKT North America. His role at JTEKT has included site selection and leading expansion projects for JTEKT’s North American Headquarters in Greenville.
Scott is a member of the South Carolina Automotive Council’s Board of Directors and co-chairs Ten at the Top’s Upstate Mobility Alliance Moving People Task Force. He is also a graduate of Leadership Greenville – Class 44 and has represented JTEKT in multiple community engagement activities, promoting mobility and quality of life improvements across the Upstate.
Scott holds an MBA and a Bachelor of Science degree in organizational management from Tusculum University in Greenville, TN. He lives in the Overbrook community near downtown Greenville and is an active Greenlink user.
Stephen Astemborski is the Director of SC Aerospace for the South Carolina Council on Competitiveness. He moved to Greenville in 2015 to work for General Electric and has held a variety of positions with both GE Aviation and GE Power, including operations leader, quality engineer and his current role as manufacturing projects specialist. Before joining GE, Stephen was an officer in the United States Army and was assigned to a cavalry squadron based in Fort Carson, Colorado. He served as a scout platoon leader, human resources officer and assistant operations officer, and was deployed to both Afghanistan and Kuwait. He left active duty in 2014 with the rank of Captain.
Stephen graduated with honors from the United States Military Academy at West Point, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. He currently serves as president of the West Point Society of Upstate South Carolina and was co-chair of the Class of 2009’s 10-year reunion gift campaign. Stephen is a former mentee in the Greenville Chamber’s Pacesetters program and is an active member of Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church.
Addy Matney is the senior executive consultant/vice president of community relations for TM Public Relations, and works with non-profits and community groups to strengthen capacity through strategic planning, board development and organizational assessment. Active in numerous non-profit organizations, Addy was chair of The Children's Museum of the Upstate board of directors from 2014 to 2015, and continues to serve on the board as past chair. She was also the 2015 chair of the Piedmont Health Foundation's board of directors and a member of the Transportation Study Task Force. In the past, she served the community working with Pendleton Place for Children and Families, the Circle of The Children's Museum and the Junior League of Greenville, and was a member of the Finance and Worship committees at Mauldin United Methodist Church. Addy graduated with honors from Clemson University with bachelor's degrees in political science and English.
David Mitchell is the founder of Talent Management Solutions, a full service recruiting, professional executive placement and consulting firm, and member of the Greenville Chamber's inaugural Minority Business Accelerator Program. His community and civic involvement includes serving as the past chair of the GTA board of directors, former chair of the Greenville Housing Authority board of commissioners, chair and board member of the Friends of Richland Cemetery and former regional membership chair for Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.
David currently serves on the Greenville Chamber's Inno-Venture Prism Minority, Small Business Awards and Small Business Diversity committees. He is a graduate of Leadership Greenville Class 36 and continues to work with Leadership Greenville programs as the current chair and as a member of the selection committee. Additionally, David recently served as chair of the Greenville County Democratic Party and attends Mount Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church, where he is the church clerk and chair of the Trustee Ministry.
David received an associate's degree in business from Spartanburg Methodist College, a bachelor's degree in business from Limestone College and a master's degree in human resources from Clemson University. David also holds postgraduate certifications in leadership from Columbia University in New York and organizational development from DePaul University in Chicago.
Walker Clarkson Smith has served as the Director of Government and External Relations for Bon Secours Mercy Health, the parent company of Bon Secours St. Francis Health System, since 2014. Before joining Bon Secours Mercy Health, she gained experience in government relations working for Congressman Jeff Duncan, the SC Bankers Association, Senator Saxby Chambliss, and Senator Strom Thurmond.
Walker serves on the boards of Roper Mountain Science Center, Upcountry History Museum, and Greenville Downtown Rotary and is an active member of Christ Church Episcopal. She graduated from the University of South Carolina, where she received a bachelor’s degree in mathematics.