Luanne Runge

  • Chief Operating Officer

As chief operating officer, Luanne oversees all aspects of day-to-day operations and ensures the firm achieves objectives that align with the strategic business plan, budget, and company culture. She also serves as human resources team leader and general counsel for Elliott Davis. Before joining the firm, Luanne served as president and CEO of Liberty Fellowship, a statewide values-based leadership initiative affiliated with The Aspen Institute. Previously, she practiced law in Greenville with Gallivan, White & Boyd for 21 years, the last 11 of which as a shareholder.

Education, Credentials, and Special Training

  • JD, Wake Forest University School of Law
  • BA, Politics, Wake Forest University

Civic and Community Activities

  • Trustee, Peace Center for Performing Arts
  • Trustee, Christ Church Episcopal School
  • Director, Metropolitan Arts Council
  • Past Chair, Greenville Chamber of Commerce
  • Former General Counsel, Greenville Chamber of Commerce

Professional Affiliations and Certifications

  • Liberty Fellow
  • Member, South Carolina Bar

Awards and Accomplishments

  • Best Lawyers in America
  • South Carolina Super Lawyer
  • Greenville’s Legal Elite
  • Greenville’s 50 Most Influential for 2016
  • Greenville Chamber of Commerce Chairman’s Award for Leadership and Commitment to Chamber and Community
  • YWCA Woman of Achievement Award
  • Greenville’s “Best and Brightest, 35 & Under”
  • Riley Institute Diversity Leaders Initiative Fellow