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Colonel James E. Nicholson, Jr.

james nicholsonBackground
Colonel James E. “Jimmy” Nicholson, Jr. is a lifelong resident of South Carolina and is the general manager of sales in gas operations for Dominion Energy South Carolina, where he has worked since 1987.

Board Service

  • Elected by the South Carolina General Assembly, 2019; current term, 2019 to 2023
  • Operations and Risk Management Committee, Chair
  • Executive Committee, Member

Citadel Activities and Affiliations

  • Diamond Dogs Club
  • The Citadel Foundation
  • The Brigadier Foundation – President’s Club Level
  • Greater Columbia Citadel Club
  • Lexington Citadel Club

Other Professional Affiliations and Community Service

  • Charleston Home Builders Association
  • Urban Land Institute
  • Home Builders Association of South Carolina
  • United Way of the Midlands
  • Junior Achievement
  • Building Industry Association of Central South Carolina
  • Southern Gas Association


  • B.S., Business Administration, The Citadel, 1985


  • Married to Susan Nicholson
  • Three Children: James III (Nic), Pauline and Benjamin (Class of 2022)
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