OUR TEAM & HOW WE HELP

As a public and private alliance, we’re on a mission to cultivate and nurture the prosperity of Central South Carolina. We help businesses create jobs. We recruit capital investment. And together with a growing network of industries, talent, and communities, we’re advancing and improving our region’s economy.

Mike Briggs

Mike Briggs

President and CEO
(803) 733-1144
[email protected]

Tracy McMillin

Tracy McMillin

Vice President, Economic Development & Operations
(803) 733-2517
[email protected]

David King

David King

Vice President, Marketing
(803) 733-1151
[email protected]

Stephen Roddey

Stephen Roddey

Senior Project & Business Development Manager
(803) 733-1122
[email protected]

Kate Bugby

Kate Bugby

Director of Research
(803) 733-2525
[email protected]

Riddhi Patel

Riddhi Patel

Marketing & Communications Manager
(803) 733-1143
[email protected]

Donna Turner

Donna Turner

Executive Assistant to the President
(803) 733-5911
[email protected]

Sandra Wallace

Sandra Wallace

Director, Committee of 100
(803) 733-1142
[email protected]

Sharing The Insights That Drive Action
With our on-call custom research capabilities, we offer objective data, insights, and analysis of the Central SC region – including labor market, workforce and wage analysis, cost-of-doing-business comparisons, and property mapping – so site selectors, businesses, and entrepreneurs can make informed, strategic decisions.

Promoting and Marketing For The Greatest Impact
Through print materials, digital and video platforms, events and domestic and international lead generation and recruiting trips, we globally promote the region’s workforce, resources, properties, incentives, and lifestyle to attract the world’s best talent, companies, and innovators.

Coordinating Site Visits and Creating Connections
Our experienced, dedicated team of business development managers expertly coordinate site location visits as well as provide exclusive access to local and state officials, land and building owners, workforce experts, real estate professionals, utilities, colleges and universities, engineers and architects, financial and legal resources, local vendors, and more.

Strategic Consulting
With more than 150 years of combined experience in economic development, our team takes a hands-on approach, helping our members strategically position their commercial and industrial real estate, developing and executing action plans, navigating complex business matters, and more.