Walt Wilkins, 13th Circuit Solicitor and former U.S. Attorney for South Carolina, is a “young gun.”
CEO and Broker-in-Charge, NAI Earle Furman
You might be inclined to label Toby Stansell, COO of AcumenIT, as a technology guy. But you would be missing a lot.
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Meet the panel of community leaders helping UBJ recognize its third class of game-changers
Greenville entrepreneur Vivian Wong has launched a new manufacturing venture into one of the largest markets in the world, China. The company – BabyBlossom – leverages North America’s manufacturing reputation with plans to export non-toxic, baby-safe products just as China phases out its 1970s one-child policy.
John Warner has been One to Watch since he arrived in Greenville in 1982 to work in accounting at KPMG. Over the next 34 years, he’s been involved in numerous high-profile ventures, including overseeing one of the country’s largest angel investing networks, building a social networking community to promote entrepreneurship, and creating InnoVenture, which creates communities among entrepreneurs, service providers, academia, investors and others.
With more than a million users and 100,000 listings, BringFido.com’s founder Melissa Halliburton has built a thriving business out of finding pet-friendly places
Long is the list of names that built Spartanburg, and that list is set to grow as a new generation of leaders begins to make its mark. For the Spartanburg Chamber of Commerce, the changing of the guard is none more apparent than its 34-year-old President and CEO Allen Smith, and its 33-year-old Board of Directors chair-elect Todd Horne.
Jeremy Boeh traveled a unique path to his career as entrepreneur and educator, and it led him places he didn’t expect. Boeh enlisted in the U.S. Army at age 21 and served two deployments to Iraq. Now a company commander in the U.S. Army Reserves, his military experience sharpened his focuse and strengthened his resolve, inspiring him to return to school for a bachelor’s degree.
A wrecked loading dock was just one of many turning points in company’s 68-year history – next stop, leaving downtown Greenville for a new Mauldin HQ
“I try to offer a few lessons I’ve learned in 14 years of representing emerging growth companies,” he said. “When it all comes together, it’s a lot of fun.” -- Read this week's profile on Mike Johnson, Partner, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
Wendy Turner was a busy assistant principal when she became pregnant with triplets. Losing one of the three babies three months after they were born caused her to re-evaluate her personal and professional goals, and she tried to create a more flexible work schedule by founding Smockadot Kids, selling children’s clothing that is “high quality, but a little more affordable for parents.”