Greg Padgett resides in Charleston, South Carolina and was appointed by the Governor in 2008. Padgett is the Chief Financial Officer of Fennell Holdings, Inc., an investment holding company encompassing the hospitality, waste services, real estate, aviation and finance industries. He received his BS degree from the College of Charleston and is a certified public accountant. He is also the Chair of the College of Charleston's Board of Trustees.
He is currently a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the South Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants, Omicron Delta Kappa, a national leadership honor society and Beta Gamma Sigma, a national business honor society. He is a past President of the College of Charleston Foundation, a past member of the Charleston Regional Development Alliance, Board of Trustees for the Charleston Stage Company, College of Charleston Cougar Club Board, and a past President of the Housing Corporation of the Alpha chapter of Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity which is a national fraternity founded in 1904 at the College of Charleston.