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The Blood Connection gives locals a chance to be heroes

The Blood Connection celebrates more than five decades of saving lives You’ve probably seen the red and white bloodmobiles parked at businesses; you might even have walked by one on your way in to work or to shop. And you probably know someone who has had to be hospitalized and who might have required a […]

Time To Get Serious About Your Company’s Data?

Remember Hurricane Florence? A few months ago, the Carolina Coast was hit by a damaging hurricane causing billions of dollars of damage and taking several lives. This time, the Upstate of South Carolina got lucky. If you are a business owner in this area, you should know that data loss occurs every day – not just […]

Local investment bank makes M&A about the people behind the businesses

Local investment bank makes M&A about the people behind the businesses The team at The Capital Corp. sees mergers and acquisitions as not just buying or selling businesses, but in many cases, as solidifying legacies. Devin Green, chief operating officer for The Capital Corp., spoke in a recent interview about how his company builds relationships […]

On the Move: Jivan Davé

Jivan Davé has been promoted by FerebeeLane of Greenville as associate creative director. He has been with FerebeeLane as a graphic designer since 2012. Davé’s clients include Le Creuset, Blackberry Farm, Chaddock Furniture Workroom, and more. In his new role, he is responsible for leading creative on brand campaigns, guiding conceptual development through a team of writers and […]

United Community Bank named one of the world’s best

United Community Bank was named one of the “Best Banks in the World” according to Forbes World’s Best Banks List 2019. United was ranked 5th out of 60 banks across the globe. It was also listed as the top bank with a regional Southeast presence. United Community Banks is headquartered in Blairsville, Georgia, with executive offices in Greenville. […]

Meet the 2019 class of ChangeMakers

The Jefferson Awards Foundation is a national organization that has recognized leaders like Oprah Winfrey and Bill and Melinda Gates. In South Carolina, JAF’s mission is to cultivate the next generation of servant leaders. The 2019 class of ChangeMakers includes public servants, business leaders, and government officials who will work closely with Students in Action, […]

Front Row: Public weighs in on two proposals in Greenville’s West...

The second consecutive City of Greenville Design Review Board Urban Panel public hearing to attract public attention and comment ran slightly more than two hours on March 7, an hour shorter than February’s meeting during which the proposed renovations to the Wyche Pavilion were discussed. The majority of the March meeting was spent evaluating the […]

Today’s young professionals are tomorrow’s leaders

By Jessica Miserendino and Madison Skinner As the Upstate continues its rapid growth, investing in our young professionals is vital. They are the holders of our future, the ones who will be decision-makers and community leaders, and we must prepare them for the challenges they will encounter on their path to make the Upstate economically successful and […]

On the Move: Brenda J. Thames

Brenda J. Thames has been appointed to the Hollingsworth Funds board of directors. Thames serves as executive vice president and provost of Prisma Health-Upstate Health Sciences Center. In her board role, she will add perspective on collaborative efforts aimed at increasing economic mobility. Thames has served with Prisma Health, formerly Greenville Health System, since 2007. There, she provides executive leadership […]

Capturing Attention: Meeting Street Academy shines on national levels

It’s not every day that the CEO of a national corporation walks through the doors of Spartanburg’s Meeting Street Academy to see what all the buzz is about. But that’s exactly what happened when Greg Carmichael, CEO of Ohio-based Fifth Third Bank, spent the morning there to learn how a public-private partnership that combines academics […]

M&A trends: Local investment bank focuses on the people behind businesses

The team at The Capital Corp. sees mergers and acquisitions as not just buying or selling businesses, but in many cases, as solidifying legacies. Devin Green, chief operating officer for The Capital Corp., spoke in a recent interview about how his company builds relationships with business owners by aiding in what he describes as a […]

The future of work in a data-driven world

In the computer-fueled, innovation-driven, artificially intelligent world we live and work in, you would think computer programmers had it made. Just last week, “60 Minutes” aired a segment on the gender gap in the tech industry and talked about ways that technology companies are trying to get more girls to learn to code. Breaking the […]

Planning your charitable giving for 2019

By Robert DeHollander The new year is well underway, and it’s time to evaluate what worked well for you financially in 2018 and whether you need to make any changes for 2019. As you do that, you’ll want to put together a plan for this year’s charitable giving. A good place to start is to […]

Complete guide to networking in Greenville

In today’s career world, professional connections play an important role in helping you land your dream job. One of the best ways to establish these valuable relationships is to get out there and network. Fortunately, Greenville is full of amazing networking opportunities for a variety of career paths. Take a look at our complete guide […]

On the Move: Matteel Jones

Matteel Jones has been named to the board of trustees of the South Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Jones is the Vice President for student services at Greenville Technical College. In her role on the board, Jones serves along with 76 other members representing 800 higher education institutions across 11 southeastern states. They are responsible for determining […]

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