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Misty West

Misty West

Member at-Large

Office: Newberry, SC


B.A., Visual Arts - Winthrop College


Misty West is the daughter of Billy and Peggie West of Newberry. She was born in Newberry and attended Newberry Academy and then Newberry High School. Starting in high school, Misty became active in the community through church and civic organizations through school. She attended Winthrop College in Rock Hill, S.C. graduating with a Bachelors Degree in Visual Arts.


After graduation, Misty returned to the family business to assist her father in expanding into land development, real estate investments, and general contracting. For the last 25 years, she has worked to build retail, commercial and industrial facilities in Newberry County. She has been active in recruiting businesses to Newberry County which has created hundreds of jobs. In 2009, Misty led an effort to secure, finance, and restore the Historic Oakland Mill on Fair Avenue, providing housing for Newberry College thus offering Newberry it's first market rate luxury apartments. She continues to to work with the Oakland project to ensure the positive impact on the entire area known as the Oakland Mill Village.


Misty has been an active supporter of Newberry College over the past 25 years in business. She holds the honor of having worked in or on every building on campus. Many of these projects she has designed for the College and worked to deliver the most cost effective solution. It has truly been her pleasure to assist the school in any way possible. Her desire is to see the continued growth and success of the college and its strong positive impact on the Newberry community.

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