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Accelerate Series: Toby Stansell

Posted by: Brittney Kessler on Thursday, February 8, 2018
For 2018, the Greenville Chamber will be doing a blog series focused on Accelerate, Greenville’s private-sector fueled economic development initiative. After re-launching in 2016, Accelerate is stronger than ever with 90+ investors and over ...

Greenville Federal Credit Union Completes Renovation

Posted by: Tripp James on Thursday, January 25, 2018
Greenville Federal Credit Union celebrated the completion of its Wade Hampton Branch renovation with a Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting event on Monday, January 22. The community was invited to tour the facility and experience the new member service ...

Why Impact Beats Activity Every Time

Posted by: Nika White on Tuesday, January 23, 2018
It’s an awful feeling to look back on the body of your diversity and inclusion work only to discover that your efforts are not producing positive results. It may seem like you’ve done all the right things as an organization, but ...

Congratulations to the 2018 Minority Business Accelerator Cohort

Posted by: Nika White on Tuesday, January 9, 2018
The Greenville Chamber Minority Business Accelerator has accepted 20 new participants for the 2018 program. The Minority Business Accelerator was created in 2013 by the Greenville Chamber to advance economic inclusion by equipping high-potential ...

Itís 2018. Hereís What You Can Expect from Your Business Advocacy Team.

Posted by: Katie Busbee on Tuesday, January 9, 2018
If 2016 and 2017 taught us anything, it’s probably that we shouldn’t waste much time making predictions on a political landscape that’s ever-changing; the warranty on my crystal ball expired long ago. But for 2018, I’m ...

Meet the Team: Randall Davis, Diversity and Inclusion Intern

Posted by: Randall Davis on Monday, January 8, 2018
Hi Everyone! I am Randall Davis and I am the Diversity and Inclusion Intern for 2018. I am from Chapel Hill, NC and previously worked at Cisco Systems as a business analyst before heading back to school to pursue my MBA at Clemson University in ...

Meet the Team: Tavares Durrah, Investor Development Manager

Posted by: Tavares Durrah on Thursday, January 4, 2018
I grew up in the small town of Cowpens, SC, which is about 40 miles outside of Greenville. As a child, I remember visiting Greenville with family and enjoying the downtown scene. Greenville has served as a second home to me and I’ve always ...

Meet the Team: Adrea Turner, Director of Talent and Workforce Solutions

Posted by: Adrea Turner on Wednesday, December 27, 2017
I am thrilled to be back in Greenville. After completing my bachelor’s degree in psychology at the College of Charleston in 2004, I came to Greenville to gain some work experience before attending law school. While working for Greenville ...

A Major Win for Upstate Exporters

Posted by: Jason Zacher on Thursday, December 21, 2017
The U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs rejected Scott Garrett’s nomination to be chairman of the Export-Import Bank. This is a major victory for the nearly 20,000 South Carolina jobs that depend on the bank – ...

In Business: ProSource Wholesale of Greenville

Posted by: Joseph Sherard on Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Congratulations to ProSource Wholesale of Greenville on the opening of their showroom at 2 Distribution Court in Greer. Designed exclusively for trade professionals such as builders, remodelers, installers, designers and realtors, the showroom ...
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