Effective March 1, 2017, Ed Sellers will become interim CEO of the South Carolina Council on Competitiveness. Sellers is currently chairman of the Council’s Executive Committee and chairman of BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina. “The formation of the Council in 2004 marked the first time South Carolina’s business, government, […]
Ann Marie Stieritz
The Charleston Regional Development Alliance and the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce have announced the launch of One Region, an initiative aimed at making the Charleston region a globally competitive location. The strategy is designed to guide the region’s economic, workforce and community development efforts over the course of five […]
Workforce development and external and internal promotion have been identified as two major areas where South Carolina can help advance its innovation economy in the South Carolina Innovation Plan, recently released by the South Carolina Department of Commerce. The plan concludes that aggressively marketing the state’s technological and innovation successes […]
President & CEO Ann Marie Stieritz was recently interviewed by Midlands Anchor in reference to the announcement of a $1.7 million expansion from TCube Solutions in Columbia. The Midlands’ Insurance Technology cluster (iTs|SC) is an industry cluster supported by the Council, and Stieritz points to the TCube as an example of robust […]
Press release from SCMEP: Greenville, S.C. – November 14th, 2016– The South Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership (SCMEP) is proud to welcome two new members to their Board of Directors. The SCMEP Board of Directors is a fiduciary council that meets quarterly to guide and direct the implementations of SCMEP’s Mission—Helping […]
This month’s Columbia Business Monthly featured a story on SC’s logistics industry and how the Council is working map the industry through its SC Logistics initiative. Click the photo to read the article.