Executive Director of South Carolina Jobs-Economic Development Authority (JEDA)
Executive Director of InvestSC, Inc.
Harry Huntley joined JEDA as its Executive Director in August 2008. JEDA is a state-wide conduit bond issuer which over the last three years has issued more than 50 tax exempt bonds for over $1.5 billion in South Carolina’s economy.
Harry also serves as Executive Director for InvestSC, Inc., the designated investor group for the $50 million South Carolina Venture Capital Authority program created to attract new venture capital investments to the State.
Prior to his current roles with JEDA and InvestSC, Harry held the elected position of Richland County Auditor for 18 years. As County Auditor, his duties included annual property tax billings of over $500 million, assisting county and state officials in the development of tax policy, as well as solving individual taxpayer issues. During his tenure as Auditor, Harry served as President of the South Carolina Association of Auditors, Treasurers and Tax Collectors, where he was honored with their highest award for service.
Harry is a native of Columbia and a graduate of the University of South Carolina with a degree in finance and a master in business administration. He is a Certified Public Accountant and his career has also included banking, accounting, real estate sales and development, and securities.
Harry is married to Kathy McCuen of Columbia and has four children. He serves on the board of the South Carolina Junior Golf Foundation, Shandon United Methodist Church, South Carolina Administrative and Regulatory Law Association as well as other professional organizations. Harry also coaches the state championship golf team at AC Flora High School in Columbia.
Claudia Miller joined JEDA in January 2010 and serves as Executive Assistant for the SC Jobs-Economic Development Authority, where she provides administrative and operational functions for the company, and assists the Executive Director in its management.
Ms. Miller comes to JEDA with an extremely varied background. She spent 12 years in the legal arena, in positions of Practice Group Manager, Office Manager, Paralegal and Legal Assistant. Additionally, she worked in the financial arena as Due Diligence Coordinator for a financial services company; as Human Resources Recruiter; and as General Manager and Accountant. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland, European Division with a degree in Business Administration.
Claudia has been a resident of South Carolina since 2002. She is a native of Germany and is fluent in German. Prior to moving to South Carolina, she has lived in Hawaii, California, New Jersey, New York, Kentucky, Alabama and Germany. Her daughter Madison is a 2010 graduate of Clemson University.