Republican Candidate for City Council - District Four
Wil Brasington serves as the executive director of the Clemson Alumni Association, which provides constituency services, engagement opportunities, and communications to over 145,000 Clemson alumni around the world. In this capacity, he acts as the chief alumni officer of Clemson University and oversees the strategic direction and day-to-day operations of the Association. He also manages the affairs of its 24-member board of directors and the University’s Board of Visitors. Brasington formerly served an assignment as special assistant to the Clemson University president, during which time he was responsible for developing initiatives and managing programs for the President's Office.
A graduate of both Leadership Greenville and Leadership South Carolina, Brasington serves on the City of Greenville Planning Commission, chairs the Greenville Revitalization Corporation board of directors, and served as neighborhood representative to the City of Greenville's Residential Infill Task Force. He was previously a member of the Greenville Chamber of Commerce board of directors, during which time he served as vice-chair of both Leadership Development and Communications and Community Engagement. The Chamber of Commerce recognized him with the Chairman's Award in 2017 for his contributions.
He is a past president of the Alta Vista Neighborhood Association, a former board member of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Carolinas and the Greenville County Redevelopment Authority, and was recognized by Greenville Business Magazine as one of Greenville’s “Best and Brightest Under 35” in 2010.
A graduate and former student body president of Clemson University, Brasington resides in Greenville, is married to Laura, and has two children, Elizabeth (8) and Wilson (4).