Pat Pomeroy wants people to see Mauldin the way she sees Mauldin. And after 20 years at the helm of the Greater Mauldin Chamber of Commerce & Welcome Center, she’s getting her wish with a new online presence.
Upstate South Carolina is home to global leaders in the development and application of cutting-edge technologies including Michelin, BMW, GE Power, Fluor, Milliken and Fuji.
More than $15 billion in capital investment and more than 43,000 jobs have been announced in the Upstate since 2010. And in 2017, the region accounted for approximately 38% of the state’s new capital investment and 34% of its new job announcements.
The Upstate workforce numbers more than 682,000 and includes a high concentration of architectural and engineering talent, mechatronic specialists, team assemblers and metal workers, and machinists and fabricators that support the area’s top industries.
For the past four years, the Spartanburg Community College Foundation has spearheaded the college’s signature event, Economic Visionaries. This year, companies are turning their sponsor dollars into gap scholarships.
It would take more than two decades, but Stacey Bevill says she now is doing what she was born to do as the new owner of Golden Career Strategies.
Russell Yeargin hasn’t always been a photographer. And he hasn’t always been Russell. But entrepreneur Larandas “Russell” Yeargin believes he has found his calling as a business owner in his hometown of Belton.
South Carolina ranked second among states with 250 inbound moves or more in 2020, according to United Van Lines’ 44th Annual National Migration Study.
The coronavirus pandemic has sidelined Economic Visionaries 2021, but the Spartanburg Community College Foundation is continuing to raise funds for student scholarships and professional development for faculty and staff.
Cindy Parker of Safety Ex Eyewear has found an answer for those trying to make glasses and masks work together for a fogless workday, and a sales lift for her small business that had to shut down for four weeks this spring due to COVID-19.
To help fill jobs in today’s remote-working environment, SC Works Greater Upstate is partnering with its counterparts around the Southeast to host a multi-state virtual job fair on October 6.