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The Dangers of Ignoring Diversity & Inclusion on Your Board

Posted by: Dr. Nika White on Monday, July 16, 2018
The traditional picture of a board of directors is a group of like-minded persons who will support the plans of the CEO and ensure an organization remains viable to important stakeholders. Yet, as the workforce has become more diverse, and as the ...

South Carolina Chamber Announces 2018 Best Places to Work

Posted by: Jay Smith on Wednesday, July 11, 2018
The South Carolina Chamber has announced their annual Best Places to Work list. The Greenville Chamber is thrilled to congratulate all of the outstanding companies recognized as a “best place to work.” We would especially like to ...

Meet the Team, Shauna Johnson

Posted by: Shauna Johnson on Tuesday, July 10, 2018
My story begins right here in the Upstate, growing up in the small, historic town of Cowpens, in Spartanburg County. I remained in Spartanburg for college, receiving my B.A. in Psychology from Converse College (go Pink Panthers!) Most of my career ...

MBA Spotlight: S.U.R.E., Pastor Martha Evans

Posted by: Dr. Nika White on Sunday, July 8, 2018
The Greenville Chamber’s Minority Business Accelerator Program helps accelerate the development of high potential minority business enterprises (MBEs) to strengthen and expand the regional minority entrepreneurial community. Occasionally, we ...

House and Senate Vote to Expand South Carolina's Workforce

Posted by: Katie Busbee on Thursday, June 28, 2018
On Wednesday, the House and Senate voted to override Governor McMaster’s veto of the Greenville Chamber’s top priority: expanding expungement laws for one-time, low-level offenders in order to expand South Carolina’s workforce. ...

Sri Kodeboyina, Blue Eye Soft

Posted by: Nika White on Tuesday, June 26, 2018
The Greenville Chamber’s Minority Business Accelerator Program helps accelerate the development of high potential minority business enterprises (MBEs) to strengthen and expand the regional minority entrepreneurial community. Occasionally, we ...

Congratulations to The Hayes Approach, our June Small Business of the Month!

Posted by: Tripp James on Thursday, June 21, 2018
On behalf of the Greenville Chamber, congratulations goes out to The Hayes Approach for being selected June 2018 Small Business of the Month! The award was presented by Cheryl Taylor, representing our sponsor, Cowart Awards and Tim Joiner, CEO of ...

In Business: Ronald McDonald House

Posted by: Tripp James on Thursday, June 21, 2018
After years of planning, fundraising and construction, Ronald McDonald House Charities® (RMHC) of the Carolinas is pleased to announce the opening of its newly expanded House located in Greenville, S.C. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held today ...

When it comes to diversity and inclusion efforts, anxiety affects all groups

Posted by: Dr. Nika White on Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Early in 2015, Apple committed over $40 million to the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, a non-profit that supports students enrolled in historically black colleges and universities. “We wanted to create opportunities for minority candidates to ...

Meet the Team: Jay Smith

Posted by: Jay Smith on Tuesday, June 12, 2018
I’m a rising junior at Carolina High School and I plan to attend Winthrop University to pursue a master’s degree in fine arts. I’m a member of the CHS Tiger Alliance and National Honors Society. I’m originally from ...
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