Since 2001, Brian White has served the people of District 6 in the South Carolina House of Representatives. He has earned a reputation as an experienced and dedicated bridge builder who shapes public policy based on his commitments to family values, sound economic growth and high-quality public education.
Born in Anderson, South Carolina to Earl and Sara White, Brian is a lifelong resident of South Carolina. He is graduate of Dixie High School and attended Erskine College. A proponent of small business, Brian started his career as a flight instructor in his family’s aviation business. Brian currently works as an insurance agent at Marsh & McLennan Agency.
Brian has served in a number of leadership roles throughout his tenure in the house. Most recently serving as Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee from 2011-2018. In that role, Brian managed the House version of the state budget and served as a member of the State Fiscal Accountability Authority and on the Joint Bond Review Committee. Brian has also chaired the House Rules Committee. He currently serves on the important house committee which impacts business regulations, the Labor, Commerce, and Industry (LCI) Committee.
Brian is an avid sportsman and outdoorsman. He served as South Carolina’s Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus Chairman from 2011 – 2013. He currently serves as Vice President 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 has been the recipient of a number of distinguished awards from state institutions and has consistently been endorsed by the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, the National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB), and has an A+ rating from the National Rifle Association (NRA).
Brian is married to Courtney Bell White and has three daughters: Amelia, Isabelle and Madeline. A member of First Presbyterian Church of Anderson, Brian and his family make their home in Anderson, SC.