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Keith Chafin

Chief Financial Officer / Engineer

Mr. Chafin began his career in 1999, at the age of 19, as a research assistant with the SC Department of Natural Resources. In 2001, he joined Clemson University as a research analyst working within the Pee Dee Research and Education facility. In, 2006 he became a fully vested partner in Business Data Systems a computer engineering firm, working throughout the southeast as a systems engineer. In 2011, The Johnson family hired Mr. Chafin as the CFO for all of their companies, and appointed him to the board of directors of North Industrial Machine & Precision Components and Services. The Johnson family businesses expanded further in 2015 when Sun Superior was purchased. Mr. Chafin was selected to serve on Sun Superior's Board of Directors in the spring of 2015. He has extensive experience within the fields of: systems engineering, business analytics, corporate finance & telecommunications.


  • Associate’s degree, Education - Southeastern Community College, NC (1999 – 2001)
  • Systems Engineering, Cisco Networking Academy (2001 – 2002)

Licenses & Certifications ( 2006-2011)

  • 3com – IP Telephony Expert
  • 3com – WAN Specialist
  • CCNA – Certified Cisco Network Associate
  • CSSA – Certified SonicWall System for Network Security
  • Comptia A+ - Computer Hardware & Software
  • 3com – Wireless Specialist
  • NEC - SV8100 VOIP Networking Expert
  • NEC - SV8100 IP KCCIS
  • NEC - UX5000 VOIP
  • NEC -DS1000,DS2000 & DSX Advanced Programming VOIP & Sip Trunking

Board Memberships

  • Board of Directors - North Industrial Machine, 2011-present
  • Board of Directors - Precision Components and Services, 2011-present
  • Board of Directors - Sun Superior, 2015-present

Professional Associations/ Board Memberships (non-profit)


  • Superintendent's Business Cabinet - Darlington County School District
  • SC Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics Foundation



  • Board of Directors - Palmetto Staffing Solutions, 2013-2015
  • Machine Tool Advisory Board Member - Florence Darlington Technical College
  • Machine Tool Advisory Board Member - Darlington County Institute of Technology