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Diversity and Inclusion Summit Speaker Spotlight: Jonathan Parker

Posted by: Naomi Lin on Tuesday, September 12, 2017
What is the art of conversation? How can it help leaders be more effective in building deeper relationships and creating inclusive cultures? How do leaders master the art of conversation by using vocal art to advance inclusion? If you are looking ...

Where are we on Overtime Regulations? Updates from the Experts

Posted by: Marion Mann on Friday, September 8, 2017
WHAT’S NEW? On August 31, 2017 U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant ruled that the FLSA overtime rule is invalid. This decision stemmed from a lawsuit filed last year by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and other business groups. Last November, Judge ...

Diversity and Inclusion Summit Speaker Spotlight: Dr. Rebecca Heiss

Posted by: Naomi Lin on Friday, September 8, 2017
Why does gender balance matter? Studies reveal that gender balance can boost business growth and increase a company’s competitive advantage. However, the statistics reported by Mckinsey Global Institute states that only 17 percent of women are ...

What Opportunity Greenville and IGNITE Mean to Elliott Davis Decosimo

Posted by: Chamber Investor on Thursday, September 7, 2017
by Cindy Dorn It’s 11AM on a Friday morning in early June and a noisy commotion is stirring outside our training room. A dozen law enforcement officers – some Sheriff’s deputies, some Greenville City police – are gathering, ...

3 P's of Tax Reform

Posted by: Katie Busbee on Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Congress returns from their August recess to Washington after Labor Day and is preparing for a busy fall, with debates over the debt ceiling, the budget, and tax reform anticipated. During the 2016 campaign cycle, pro-business members of Congress ...

Diversity and Inclusion Summit Speaker Spotlight: Dr. Stephanie Kripa Cooper-Lewter

Posted by: Naomi Lin on Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Individuals and organizations interested in becoming change agents must focus their efforts on becoming a part of the critical conversations regarding complex social issues. If you are a change agent who would like to effectively lead organizational ...

Accident Fund: The Chamber Benefit That Pays You Back

Posted by: Megan Campbell on Monday, September 4, 2017
Workers' compensation insurance is just one of many expenses that employers have to consider and in South Carolina, it's required if you have four or more employees. Thanks to our Accident Fund value-add partnership, you can make workers' ...

We're collecting diapers in September!

Posted by: Marion Mann on Friday, September 1, 2017
Operation Dry Baby Bottoms is on a mission to collect 1 million diapers in September and we've joined the cause. During the month of September, we'll be collecting diapers at the Greenville Chamber and our events to assist Upstate Families who are ...

Meet the Team: Zachary Heltsley, New Advocacy Intern

Posted by: Greenville Chamber on Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Zachary Heltsley is President of the Public Policy Organization at Bob Jones University, where he majors in Communication with a minor in Political Science. The goal of his Public Policy Organization is to encourage students to become involved in ...

Diversity and Inclusion Summit Speaker Spotlight: Bill Proudman

Posted by: Naomi Lin on Monday, August 28, 2017
In past decades, extraordinarily low percentages of women and minorities can be found at the executive level where decisions are made. Statistics also reveal the composition of boards are primarily white and male. Bill Proudman, CEO and co-founder ...
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