W. Brian White
Chair, SC House Ways & Means Committee
Brian White represents District 6 in the S.C. House of Representatives.
He has served the people of Anderson County since 2001 and over the years has earned a reputation as an experienced and dedicated bridge builder who shapes public policy based on his commitments to strong families, sound economic growth and high-quality public education.
Brian was born on July 20, 1967 in Anderson, S.C. to Earl and Sara White. As a lifelong resident of S.C., he graduated from Dixie High School and attended Erskine College. After school, he worked in his family business as a flight instructor. Brian now works as an insurance agent at Marsh & McLennan Agency in Greenville.
Since he was elected to the S.C. House, Brian has held many leadership positions. In 2011, he was elected Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee. In this role, White manages the House version of the state budget and serves as a member of the State Fiscal Accountability Authority. In addition, he serves on the Joint Bond Review Committee, which reviews large capital improvement projects in S.C. Brian also has chaired the House Rules Committee.
Brian is also an avid sportsman and outdoorsman. He served as South Carolina’s Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus Chairman from 2011-2013. He currently serves as an Executive Committee Member of the National Assembly of Sportsmen’s Caucuses, and formerly on the Palmetto Pride Board, and the Clemson University Forestry and Natural Resources Advisory Board. In 2012, Brian was honored with the Southeast Legislator of the Year Award for the National Assembly of Sportsmen’s Caucuses.
Brian is married to Courtney Bell White and the couple has three daughters Amelia, Isabelle, and Madeline. A member of First Presbyterian Church of Anderson, Brian and his family live in Anderson.