Melvin Poole is a member and Chief Operating Officer at Freedom Temple Ministries. He is a native of Darlington South Carolina. Mr. Poole received his bachelor’s degree in business from Francis Marion University and an MBA from Campbell University. Mr. Poole served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. He is a life member of the NAACP and has served in various capacities within the organization including President of the Rock Hill Chapter. Melvin is married to Brenda Frazier Poole and is the father of two very lovely daughters Vachelle and Kavita . He is the proud grandfather of two adorable granddaughters Jaynia and Grace.