Merrill joined the League in 2009 after working in fields of International Healthcare Policy Investment and Executive Recruiting. She is a graduate of the College of Charleston, where she focused her studies on International Business, Spanish and Portuguese. Her appreciation for South Carolina’s natural resources began at an early age after spending most summers in Charleston fishing off her grandfather’s dock. Merrill is a former volunteer to the League’s legislative office and has also served as a volunteer ESL Tutor in Columbia and Quito, Ecuador. She enjoys traveling, fishing, hiking and camping.