The loan pool and $665,000 in grant funds will be made available to Spartanburg County small and minority businesses.
The CommunityWorks Women’s Business Center has a new leader. Odeidra Williams has joined the nonprofit loan funder to lead a program that provides support to entrepreneurs in 15 South Carolina counties.
The founder and CEO of the agency, who is a University of South Carolina graduate, started her advertising career in Greenville in 2002.
The new leader has served in an executive role for the utility since 2018.
Jackson built an agency that has provided marketing strategy and services to globally recognized brands including Ford, BMW, Michelin, BFGoodrich Tires and even the Harlem Globetrotters.
Education and working together were popular themes at the Greenville Chamber of Commerces 134th annual meeting, which also featured a panel discussion of area executives and a presentation of awards.
With more people wanting to work from home post-pandemic, HTI Employment Solutions is a workplace staffing firm navigating its own staffing issues in addition to finding top talent for its clients.
The leader is credited with focusing on the customer and developing a modern, interactive modeling system.
The group expects to make 8 to 10 investments over the next 18 months in Greenville companies with capital-efficient models.
A joint investigation revealed that the drug store could not account for a portion of a controlled substance.
Reader Rankings finalists were announced after a nominating round, and winners were chosen by readers through an online voting process.
The new location aims to provide a growing array of services in a more centralized location for clients.