Leadership

Deirdra Singleton

Acting Director

Deirdra T. Singleton is the Acting Director of the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. Singleton has served over 25 years with the agency, beginning her tenure in as an Administrative Hearing Officer. In 1992, she became a staff...

Kathy Bass

Deputy Director for Finance and Administration & CFO

Kathy Bass is the Deputy Director for Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS). Bass has been with the agency for 27 years. She received her Bachelor of...

Jim Coursey

Deputy Director, Office of Information Management & CIO

Jim Coursey is the Deputy Director for the Office of Information Management (OIM) and Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS). Coursey is responsible for the design, development,...

Elizabeth “Beth” Hutto

Deputy Director for Eligibility, Enrollment, & Member Services

Elizabeth (Beth) Hutto, Esq., serves as Deputy Director for Eligibility, Enrollment and Member Services for the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS). This department focuses on the enrollment and member management of the 1...

Bryan Kost

Chief of Staff

Bryan Kost is the agency’s Chief of Staff.   Kost is primarily responsible for assisting Director Soura in fulfilling the agency’s mission and achieving the strategic initiatives, goals and objectives set forth by Governor Nikki Haley and Director...

Pete Liggett

Deputy Director for Long Term and Behavioral Health

Pete Liggett, Ph.D., licensed psychologist, serves as the Deputy Director of Long Term Care and Behavioral Health for the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. His focus is guiding long term care and behavioral health policies as...

Byron Roberts

General Counsel

Byron Roberts is the General Counsel for the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS). Roberts received his undergraduate degree from the University of South Carolina in 1989 and his Juris Doctorate from the University of...

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