Anita Zucker

2023 Woman of Courage Award Recipient
Chair, The InterTech Group, Inc.

Zucker is the Chair of The InterTech Group, Inc. (TIG), a privately held company founded by Anita and former husband, Jerry Zucker (OBM). She also served as the TIG CEO from 2008-2022. One of the largest private companies in the USA, TIG and its affiliates operate in a diverse array of industries, from aerospace and specialty chemicals to real estate and entertainment.  In addition to its wholly-owned entities, TIG and its affiliates are substantial investors in many public companies and retain a diverse portfolio of equity, debt and real estate holdings.

Zucker earned a Bachelor of Arts in Education from the University of Florida and Master of Education from the University of North Florida in Educational Administration and Supervision.  She taught elementary school for over ten years before beginning her work at TIG.

Zucker serves on the Board of Governors of the School of Business at the College of Charleston. Zucker is past president of the Charleston Jewish Federation and a member of the Committee for the Holocaust Memorial at Marion Square in Charleston, SC.  Zucker served as a member of the Trident Public Education Foundation, SC Business Education Partnership Committee for Excellence in Education, and as a past member and former chair of the SC Network of Business Partners for Education.

She holds Honorary Doctorates from Medical University of South Carolina, Clemson University, The Citadel, College of Charleston, University of South Carolina, Johnson and Wales University, Claflin University and Yeshiva University.

Zucker is a great philanthropist and has been the recipient of numerous awards, and most recently she was honored as a Marquis Who’s Who of Professional Women for 2022 and was the recipient of the 2022 Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award for volunteerism.