in West Ashley
Perry Keith Waring is a native Charlestonian and the son of Mr. Louis L. Waring, Jr. and the late Mrs. Seloris Collins Waring. He grew up West of the Ashley in the St. Andrews Parish area known also as District Seven. He graduated from Middleton High School and received a BS degree in Banking and Finance from the University of South Carolina.
Keith’s parents instilled in him and his siblings by example that you must give back to your community. As such, Keith applies his business acumen to the needs of the Charleston community by serving on different boards.
He is a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church and a life member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. Keith has been married for 40 wonderful years to the former Donna Lango. They have 3 adult children and several grandchildren.
Keith tries to live his life by this motto: "Always give honor to God, have an abiding love for family and have enormous respect for the community."
City of Charleston, City Councilmember District 7, 2012-2016
Diocese of Charleston Finance Board Member, 2010-current
Wells Fargo Bank Local Advisory Board Member, 1998-current
Roper St. Francis Hospital Board Member:
Chairman Finance Committee, 2005 - June 2013
Chairman Investment Committee, 2005 - June 2013
Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and Executive Board, 1996-2012
City of Charleston Planning and Zoning Board Member, 1995-2011
Health Sciences Foundation of Medical University of SC, Investment Committee, 2004-2009
USC-Business Partnership Foundation, Board of Advisors, 2001-2009
Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce, Chairman, 2002-2003
Charleston Regional Development Alliance Board, 2002-2003
Charleston NAACP Freedom Fund Celebration, Chairman 2003
College of Charleston Foundation Board, 2004-2008
SC Jobs-Economic Development Authority (JEDA), Chairman, 1999-2003
SC Economic Coordinating Council Board, 1999-2003
SC Enterprise Program Committee, 1999-2003
USC B.A. College Bicentennial Campaign Committee, 1997-2000
Charleston County Department of Social Services Board, 1991-2000