CLEMSON — The Clemson Alumni Association has named Roy Abercrombie of Greenville to its board of directors. His term began July 1.

Roy Abercrombie

Roy Abercrombie

A 1969 graduate of Clemson with a Bachelor of Science in industrial management, Abercrombie is a director and shareholder of Colliers International of South Carolina. He previously was CEO and chairman of American Federal Bank and, when it merged with Central Carolina Bank (CCB), he was CCB’s executive vice president and vice chairman until his retirement.

While at Clemson, he was a member of Sigma Alpha Zeta fraternity and ROTC. Since then, he has served on the Clemson University Foundation board and served as chairman of the Clemson Board of Visitors, Clemson Real Estate Foundation and the Clemson Land Stewardship Foundation. Abercrombie is also a life member of IPTAY, a WestZone and Heisman-level donor and member of the Leadership Circle.

In the community and in business, he was chairman of the Greenville Chamber of Commerce board, the Greenville Hospital System board and the board of the S.C. Bankers Association. He has served on more than 30 other boards and was named Greenville Business Magazine Business Person of the Year.

He and his wife, Mary Carol, have two children who also are Clemson alumni: Travis (’97) and Kristi A. McCurry (’00).

The alumni board has 24 members and is the governing body for the Clemson Alumni Association. Primary responsibilities of the board include general oversight of the programs and initiatives of the association, financial audit and review, the establishment of governing policies and strategic planning.

The Clemson Alumni Association is an open-membership, nonprofit organization. Since its inception in 1896, the program has connected members of the Clemson family, inspiring pride, celebrating achievement, providing service and strengthening relationships. Learn more at