|Councilman Sam Davis|
Term: July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2014
P.O. Box 147
Columbia, SC 29217
City Councilman Sam Davis is the Chief Executive Officer of BEKOTU and Associates, Inc. LLC.
Davis holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and a Masters degree in Management/Administration from
University. He has also completed additional studies in Public Administration at the
Davis is also a graduate of the Leadership South Carolina Program.
His professional and civic affiliations have included the Board of Directors of Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Inc., past secretary and president of the South Carolina Association of Minorities for Public Administration, and a member of the Advisory Board for the Federation Center of the Blind, the College Place Neighborhood Association, Lorick Park Citizens Advisory Committee, and a parent advisor for the local Pop Warner Little League Football team.
His district is in the midst of revitalization, which includes streetscaping projects along
North Main Street as well as new business development at the
Davis also spearheaded the Belmont Residential Initiative; a project which is the result of a partnership between the City of Columbia, the Eau Claire Development Corporation and the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. Funds were obtained for a single-family home reconstruction project to provide over twenty five houses for very low and moderate income families.
The North Columbia Master Plan is another venture that
Davis is overseeing in District I. A significant catalyst project is the result of a partnership between the City of
Eau Claire Development Corporation and
College. The Lofts at
College Place, a development project located off of
North Main Street and
Columbia College Drive, is a commercial retail development targeted towards students in the area.
He and his wife, Andrena, have three children and three grandchildren.