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Employee loyalty isn’t an employee issue; it’s a reflection of employer...

Employee loyalty isn’t an employee issue; it’s a reflection of employer leadership

Petrasch named VP of HR at BMW Manufacturing Co.

Spartanburg County-based BMW Manufacturing Co. announced Tuesday, Jan. 23, Christine Petrasch has been named vice president of human resources. Petrasch succeeds Johannes Trauth, who has...

Steve Sellery named executive director of BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by...

In a press release announcing the appointment, Bob Nitto, president of BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation, cited Sellery's past experience as director of sports marketing at the Golf Channel and director of event marketing and partnerships at The Cliffs.

Carolina Alliance Bank names Swofford VP, mortgage lender of Spartanburg office

Carolina Alliance Bank announced Tuesday, Jan. 9, it hired David Swofford to serve as vice president and mortgage lender of its Spartanburg office. Swofford has...

Carolina Alliance Bank adds Howard as SVP and relationship manager of...

Spartanburg-based Carolina Alliance Bank on Thursday, Dec. 7, announced it has hired Andrew Howard as senior vice president and relationship manager of its Greenville...

Two approaches to innovative thinking in startup cultures

Many aspiring entrepreneurs have crashed against the rocks of reality due to their situational blindness. A quick look at the statistics for startup businesses proves how profoundly our motivations affect our judgment in assessing opportunities. 

Former assistant to President Clinton shares career, leadership lessons

Veronica Biggins has forged her own path, but she hasn’t done it alone. Biggins recently imparted wisdom she’s learned along her journey to 400+ professionals at the sixth annual ATHENA Leadership Symposium, a unique women’s leadership program.

Britt named VP of Spartanburg-based Tindall’s S.C. division

Spartanburg-based Tindall Corp. announced Monday, Nov. 27, the promotion of David Britt to vice president and general manager of its South Carolina division. Britt previously...

BooneOakley president and CCO talks disruption, risk-taking

In a world where consumers are bombarded with thousands of messages from advertisers per day, Charlotte, N.C., advertising agency BooneOakley has made a name for itself by delivering disruptive, provocative creative that elevates its clients to a completely different plane than their competition.

Schwartzkopf named Community Journals’ executive vice president

Susan Schwartzkopf, who has worked in advertising, digital media, and marketing for more than 25 years, has joined Community Journals as executive vice president.

Spartanburg Chamber hires Nestlen as its new director of resource development

The Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce announced Thursday, Nov. 16, it has hired Charlianne Wyatt Nestlen as its director of resource development. Nestlen will be...

Thank a veteran… and hire one, too

Veteran Affairs estimates 200,000 military members will transition out of service each year over the next four years. Of those, between 12,000 and 13,000 will come back to South Carolina, adding to the over 80,000 resident veterans already here.

BSI Companies acquires Hewitt Coleman & Associates

The acquisition includes Hewitt’s group health, workers’ compensation, property, casualty and liability business units, which will be integrated into BSI.

Remembering Robert Chapman

Kindness, humility, and empathy – with every fiber of his being, Robert “Rob” Hett Chapman III exemplified those characteristics and used them to weave a legacy for bettering the people, places, and things that crossed his life’s path.

The dangers of sleep deprivation in the workplace

Sleep matters, and in South Carolina’s manufacturing ecosystem, it’s tied directly to the bottom line. Studies across the board have identified sleep deprivation as not only a safety hazard but also a liability on a company’s finances.

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