Reginald “Reggie” I. Lloyd is native South Carolinian born in Kershaw County. On February 14, 2008 he was confirmed by the Senate of South Carolina making him the first African American to serve as the Director of the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division. Immediately preceding his appointment, Lloyd served as the United States Attorney for the District of South Carolina.
Lloyd’s professional career has also included other governmental positions as well as in the private sector. From May 2003 until February 2006 he served on The Circuit Court of South Carolina, which included Chief Administrative Judge for both the Second and Fifth Circuits. He also served as the Director of Research and Counsel for the House Judiciary Committee and as an Assistant Attorney General. His time in the private sector included service with Nexsen, Pruet, Jacobs, & Pollard as well as Nelson, Mullins, Riley, & Scarborough, and AT&T.
Lloyd’s education includes a Bachelor of Arts from Winthrop College in 1989 and a Juris Doctor from the University of South Carolina School Of Law. While at Winthrop he served as the Vice President of the Student Body and the Editor of the Roddley-McMillan Record. During his time at USC’s Law School he was a member of the Craven Constitutional Law Moot Court Team and the Chief Justice of the University of South Carolina Moot Court Bar.
Community involvement is an important part of Lloyd’s life. During 1994-1995 he served on the Kershaw County Council. He also has served on a number of boards to include EdVenture Children’s Museum Board of Directors, Richland County Guardian Ad Litem Project Board of Directors, Trustus Theatre Board of Directors, and Kershaw County United Way Board of Directors.
Lloyd is married with one child and resides in Kershaw County.