Mr. Knapp has held positions in national and statewide groups addressing small business issues:

  • South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce president, CEO and co-founder (2000-present)
  • South Carolina Small Business Development Center Advisory Board (2012–present).
  • American Sustainable Business Network Board of Directors (2011-2022).
  • Dominion Energy SC Energy Efficiency Advisory Group (2011-present)
  • Small Business for America’s Future Co-Chair (2017-2022).
  • Business Alliance for Protecting the Atlantic Coast president, CEO and co-founder (2016-2018)
  • U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of the National Ombudsman, District IV Regulatory Fairness Board Chair (2015–2017).
  • American Sustainable Business Council Board of Directors Co-Chair (2012-2017).
  • University of South Carolina Regional Small Business Development Center Advisory Board (2005-2010).
  • Common Cause-South Carolina, Chair (1981-1982).