Michael B. Burrell is a native South Carolinian. Mr Burrell graduated from Wofford College earning a BA in Economics in 1986. He earned his Juris Doctor from Cumberland School of Law at Samford University in 1989. He has been in private law practice in Anderson since 1989. He is a member of the South Carolina Bar, Anderson University Board of Visitors, Anderson Chamber of Commerce, and a past member of the Anderson Optimist Club. He is a former board member for Meals on Wheels and former Deacon of First Presbyterian Church in Anderson. He and his wife Laura have two daughters.