Wells will focus on advocating on behalf of the state's 270 cities and towns at the SC General Assembly and with state agencies. Before joining the Association, Wells practiced law for nine years, first as a litigator and then as a bond attorney. As a shareholder at the Columbia law firm Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A., he worked primarily as a member of the firm's public finance group.
Wells is a board member of the Eau Claire Cooperative Health Center, the Midlands Education and Business Alliance, the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce and the Columbia Development Corporation. Wells received a bachelor's degree with honors in mathematics from Morehouse College and a juris doctor from the University of Virginia School of Law.
"We are excited Tiger has joined our staff. He will provide our cities and towns with a strong voice at the State House," said Miriam Hair, executive director of the Municipal Association.