Michelle Mapp most recently served as the ACLU of South Carolina’s Equal Justice Works Law Fellow and Advocacy Director. She is currently in private practice.
Prior to law school, Michelle worked for 13 years at the South Carolina Community Loan Fund (SCCLF) and served as the organization’s CEO for 7 years. SCCLF is a nonprofit, mission-based lender that has facilitated the development of more than $300 million in community development projects throughout South Carolina.
Michelle has served on the board of directors for the Affordable Housing Coalition of SC, Business Development Corp., E3 (Educate, Empower, and Elevate), Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Charlotte Branch, Frances P. Bunnelle Foundation, SC Association for Community Economic Development, SC Community Capital Alliance, Tri-County Cradle to Career Collaborative, TogetherSC, and on the SC Rural Action Plan Taskforce. She has served on numerous advisory committees and taskforce at the local, state, and national levels with a focus on housing and community development.
Michelle is a Liberty Fellow and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network. A 2012 executive finalist for the Charleston Regional Business Journal’s Influential Women in Business, Michelle has twice been named one of Charleston Magazine’s 50 Most Influential. She is a 2018 recipient of the Charleston County Democrat’s Marjorie Amos-Frazier Pacesetter Award, a 2019 recipient of the Charleston YWCA Joseph P. Riley Vision Award, a 2020 recipient of the National Action Network SC Servant Leader Award, and an inaugural 2020 recipient of the College of Charleston’s Phenomenal Woman Award.