Mr. Dalton is the retired President and CEO of Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative. He has served on many local boards throughout his career, including Better Business Bureau of the Foothills, Upstate Alliance of South Carolina, the Greenville Chamber of Commerce, IPTAY, the Clemson University Foundation, the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, Innovate Anderson, the Peace Center, and the South Carolina Department of Transportation Commission. He is a current member of the Upstate Heart Ball Executive Leadership Team and Chairman of the Upstate Board of Directors for the American Heart Association. Mr. Dalton is a graduate of Clemson University, and resides in Greenville with his wife. He has three children and three grandchildren.