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Young Professional Perspective: House of Cards & Personal Brand

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Those that have watched Netflix’s hit show House of Cards can understand why the show’s title is perfect. The lead character, Frank Underwood, plays puppet-master by manipulating powerful people with indifference to breaking U.S. law ...

Best of Luck to Mark Cothran

Posted by: Greenville Chamber on Thursday, March 6, 2014
After four years with the Greenville Chamber as Vice President of Public Policy, Mark Cothran's last day with the Chamber was last Friday. Mark will be working for his alma mater, Clemson University, where he will be the Associate Director of ...

A Guest Blog Post from our March 6 NETnight Featured Non-Profit Homes of Hope

Posted by: Nika White on Tuesday, March 4, 2014
As an Oregonian now residing in Greenville, I’ve come to realize that Greenville is truly a unique city. Not only are there dozens of charities working to address various community needs, but Greenville consistently sets state-wide records for ...

Fun with HR Laws and Your Crazy Employees

Posted by: Darlene Parker on Thursday, February 27, 2014
The Greenville Chamber, the Upstate Employers Network and Ogletree Deakins, working together, managed to educate and entertain a record crowd of 350 attendees with the latest updates on HR law at the 19th annual Human Resources Law Update held this ...

YP: "First Impressions Are Everything"

Tags: Connect
Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Did you just start a new job? This month’s blog contains a few tips on how to orient yourself to your new workplace. Sometimes coming in to a new environment, with new colleagues, can be somewhat of a stressful situation. The good news? ...

Jump Starting the Year with 166 New Investors!

Posted by: Tim Reed on Monday, February 10, 2014
Three days, four high-energy three hour sessions, high fives, and 166 new investors. That description doesn't do justice to the excitement that over 170 volunteers gave of their time to encourage other area businesses to become a part of one of the ...

From Small to SPINX!

Posted by: Marion Mann on Wednesday, January 29, 2014
The Chamber hosted over 170 members of our business community for our new Friday Forum Series event featuring Stewart Spinks, Founder and Chairman of the Board of The Spinx Company.Stewart Spinks is the Founder and Chairman of the Board of The ...

What an honor it’s been to serve as your Chair in 2013!

Posted by: Luanne Runge on Thursday, January 9, 2014
What an honor it’s been to serve as your Chair in 2013! I am very proud of all that the Chamber’s committed staff and dedicated volunteers have accomplished! Together, we have continued to move Greenville forward to our goal of becoming ...

Public Policy Road Trip > Charleston

Posted by: Luanne Runge on Tuesday, November 12, 2013
I was thrilled to have the opportunity last week to go with a group of 65 folks from the Upstate to visit South Carolina’s leadership in Charleston. Mark Cothran and Elizabeth Edwards did a fantastic job lining up top notch speakers for the ...

Greenville Leaders Explore Growth Strategies in Pittsburgh

Posted by: Hank Hyatt on Thursday, November 7, 2013
50 Upstate leaders joined the Greenville Chamber for its first Intercommunity Leadership Visit (ILV) since 2007’s visit to Ireland. The trip to Pittsburgh October 22-24 included time spent with high-level leadership and tours of key ...
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