Accelerate Leadership Council

The Accelerate Leadership Council provides guidance and oversight for funding priorities and strategies for Greenville’s private-sector fueled economic development initiative. The council is made up of volunteers from Accelerate Investor organizations. They offer external perspectives and recommendations regarding the four strategies that comprise Accelerate, analyze results and consider current market realities in order to optimize performance and maximize the impact of the initiative.

Max Allen

Clemson University

Craig Brown

Greenville Drive

Dr. Elizabeth Davis

Furman University

Rick Davis

Elliott Davis

Clark Gillespy

Duke Energy Carolinas

Jo Hackl

Wyche, P.A.

Robert Hughes

Hughes Development

Will Huss


James Jordon

Jordon Construction

Tim Justice

Rescom Construction

Craig McCoy

Bon Secours St. Francis Health System

Kevin Poyck

Hubbell Lighting

Chris Riley

First Citizens Bank & Trust

Brian Rogers

Wells Fargo

Mike Shetterly

Ogletree Deakins

Toby Stansell

Cherry Bekaert, LLP

Dr. Spence Taylor

Greenville Health System

Alita Webster

Young Office






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