Frank Knapp

Action Fund Vice Chair, American Sustainable Business Council
CEO, South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce

Frank Knapp is CEO of the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce. In 1991, Knapp started The Knapp Agency with one small client and two months’ rent. Today the agency is housed in its own office building with a solid base of long-term satisfied clients.

Knapp is a tireless advocate for small businesses. In 2000 he co-founded The SC Small Business Chamber of Commerce, an organization dedicated to promoting the general interests of small businesses at the state and local government levels.

In prior years Knapp served as associate director of Public Information for South Carolina Educational Television and later as a partner in a political consulting group. He has held planning positions in the public and private sectors and provided governmental relations services to statewide advocacy organizations.