Avery Covington is the Kelley Center for Economic Development Program Coordinator for the FMU Business Incubator in Lake City. He is a 2016 graduate from Francis Marion University where he received two Bachelor of Business Administration degrees in Marketing and Management. In his role as Program Coordinator, Avery assists in managing the Lake City business incubator where he also coordinates small business workshops for both Florence and Lake City geared toward meeting the needs of the small business community. Avery has been employed at FMU since March of 2017. He is a 2018 graduate of Emerging Leaders of Florence held by the Florence Chamber of Commerce and is currently a member of Toastmasters International.