The Citadel

The Military College of South Carolina

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Colonel Fred L. Price


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President, Ace Glass Company, Incorporated, and chief executive officer, Blyco Glass Company, LLC, Columbia, South Carolina. Active business owner, managing the day-to-day financial aspects of two companies, a staff of employees, communicating with a large customer base and guiding the strategy and operations of a successful business for almost 40 years. Colonel Price has been very active in community projects and causes which has provided a wealth of experience in working with different people and collective efforts.

Board Service

  • Elected as chair of The Citadel Board of Visitors, 2017
  • Elected by the South Carolina General Assembly, 2014; current term, 2014 to 2020
  • Communication and Community Relations
  • Education and Leadership Development
  • Operations and Risk Management
  • Previous board service, 2007 to 2013
  • Vice Chair, 2012 to 2013

Citadel Activities and Affiliations

  • The Citadel Alumni Association, Past President
  • The Citadel Brigadier Foundation, Past President
  • Columbia Area Citadel Club, Past President
  • The Citadel Foundation, Star Of The West Society, Summerall Society, Legacy Society, Order of The Tartan
  • Palmetto Medal Award recipient, 2006
  • Association of Citadel Men, Lifetime Member
  • Citadel Alumni Association, Lifetime Member
  • District Director Association of Citadel Men, 1983 to 1997
  • District Director Citadel Alumni Association, 1997 to 2006
  • Director The Citadel Brigadier Foundation, 1986 to 2004
  • Citadel Brigadier Foundation, Generals Club Member
  • Brigadier Club Contributor, 1973 to present
  • Columbia Area Citadel Club, Member

Other Board Affiliations and Community Service

  • Hammond School Board, Past Chair, 2002 to 2004
  • Carolina Children's Home, Past Chair, 2006 to 2008
  • Baptist Hospital Foundation, Board Member, 1994 to 1999
  • Executive's Association of Greater Columbia, Board Member
  • South Carolina General Assembly Women's Caucus, Associate Member

Education
B.S. Business Administration, The Citadel, 1975

Personal

  • Married to Phyllis
  • Eastminster Presbyterian Church
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