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The Enthusiasm of PULSE's Young Professionals

Posted by: Luanne Runge on Thursday, December 12, 2013
My, how time flies! My term as Chair of the Chamber is almost over. Twelve months has really gone by in a hurry.One of the events that will stick out in my mind as I reflect on 2013 is the PULSE Annual Meeting which I attended last week – not ...

In Business: YouthBASE

Posted by: Greenville Chamber on Tuesday, December 3, 2013
YouthBASE held a ribbon cutting to celebrate their new home located at 813 Hampton Ave. YouthBASE is a local nonprofit that was established in 2006 with a mission to help kids K-5 through 2nd Grade children overcome serious behavioral, academic, ...

Per Capita Personal Income Data Released

Posted by: Hank Hyatt on Friday, November 22, 2013
For the past six years, the Greenville Chamber has been tracking Per Capita Personal Income (PCPI) in its Regional Economic Scorecard. PCPI is one of the better measures of a region’s economic vitality. It sums income from a wide variety of ...

Public Policy Road Trip > Charleston

Posted by: Luanne Runge on Tuesday, November 12, 2013
I was thrilled to have the opportunity last week to go with a group of 65 folks from the Upstate to visit South Carolina’s leadership in Charleston. Mark Cothran and Elizabeth Edwards did a fantastic job lining up top notch speakers for the ...

Greenville Leaders Explore Growth Strategies in Pittsburgh

Posted by: Hank Hyatt on Thursday, November 7, 2013
50 Upstate leaders joined the Greenville Chamber for its first Intercommunity Leadership Visit (ILV) since 2007’s visit to Ireland. The trip to Pittsburgh October 22-24 included time spent with high-level leadership and tours of key ...

What a Difference a Year Makes

Posted by: Nika White on Friday, October 25, 2013
It’s hard to believe that August 1st marked my one-year anniversary in the role of Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion for the Greenville Chamber. It has been a phenomenal year full of significant learning, support, and wonderful ...

Special Guest Blog Post from 2005 ATHENA Award Recipient Deb Sofield!

Posted by: Nika White on Friday, October 18, 2013
The ATHENAs have asked Michelle Gethers-Clark, CEO and President of United Way of Greater Greensboro, to be our speaker for our November 5th ATHENA Leadership Symposium for a number of reasons. Not just for her many awards and accomplishments, not ...

Diversity Leaders Participate in the Movement Powered by Humanity: The Year of Altruism

Posted by: Nika White on Friday, October 11, 2013
Diversity and inclusion management is a challenging mandate in a highly competitive, global marketplace where many organizations are trying to reflect diverse America. Working in this capacity requires one to think critically, challenge current ...

PULSE takes its next step

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Tuesday, October 8, 2013
In the past eight years, PULSE has grown and evolved into one of the largest and most successful young professional groups in all of South Carolina. We have produced numerous leaders for the community and created numerous successful events.While ...

Difference Makes a Difference

Posted by: Nika White on Friday, October 4, 2013
Research continues to show that diverse teams produce better results. Diverse boards demonstrate good corporate governance. However, counterintuitive to these statistics, most recent census reports show a fall rather than a rise in women and ...
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