Category Archives: Business Services

Starting a Mobile Business for Military Spouses

Hosted by Fort Jackson Army Community Services. Learn how to avoid the PCS job search and build your own mobile business! Build a career that moves with you from station to station and gives you the flexibility to care for your family. Hear from organizations that can counsel you in launching your business for free.…
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HUB International Acquires Motorsports Book of Business

Prominent insurance brokerage adds Darren Hickey in Indianapolis and Charlotte offices March 18, 2019 (Columbia, S.C.) - HUB International, the sixth largest insurance brokerage in the world, recently announced that it has acquired a motorsports book of business and, in connection with the transaction, hired sports and entertainment specialist Darren Hickey. Based in Indianapolis, Hickey…
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Form a Business Plan with Richland Library’s First Entrepreneur-in-Residence

Columbia, SC- Are you interested in or moving forward with starting your own business? Get advice from a local expert. Richland Library is thrilled to introduce our first entrepreneur-in-residence, Bayne Dangerfield. Living in Columbia, Dangerfield owns Soda City Sewing, an embroidery and sewing company that launched back in 2012. She and her team offer personalized…
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Susie Shannon Elected to South Carolina Research Authority Board of Trustees

Sue-Ann ("Susie") Gerald Shannon has been elected to serve on the South Carolina Research Authority (SCRA) Board of Trustees. Susie is President & CEO of the South Carolina Council on Competitiveness (the Council), a nonpartisan, business-led, nonprofit organization that drives South Carolina’s long-term economic growth by stewarding the state’s industry clusters and providing the research,…
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Goodwyn, Mills and Cawood hires Fred Hanna as energy practice leader in South Carolina

[caption id="attachment_20816" align="alignleft" width="217"] Fred Hanna, PE, has joined Goodwyn, Mills and Cawood as Energy Practice Leader in South Carolina.[/caption] Goodwyn, Mills and Cawood (GMC) is pleased to announce Fred Hanna has joined the firm as Energy Practice Leader in Columbia, S.C. Hanna has more than 38 years of experience in natural gas engineering, management…
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U.S. Mayors to Join Public and Private Sector Organizations to Advance Inclusive Economic Development Opportunities

PALO ALTO – On March 18, Accelerator for America, in partnership with the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth, will host the first Opportunity Zone Investor Summit on the campus of Stanford University. Collaborative partners in this event include Economic Innovation Group (EIG), The Governance Project, Drexel Nowak Metro Finance Lab, and Stanford University Global Projects…
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Commit2Connect Hosts Diversity and Inclusion Panel

COLUMBIA, SC (March 1, 2019) – Communication professionals and students from across the state gathered Feb. 28 to network and discuss what diversity and inclusion means to them. Panelists Rania Jamison, owner and president of Purpose Promotions, Ore Oluwole, senior director of communications for My Carolina Alumni Association and diversity chair for South Carolina Public…
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S.C. Department of Commerce hosts 29th Annual South Carolina Rural Summit

State honors individuals for leadership in rural economic development COLUMBIA, S.C. - The S.C. Department of Commerce gathered leaders from across the state on Monday, March 4 and Tuesday, March 5 for the 2019 South Carolina Rural Summit. Held in Orangeburg, S.C., this year's event featured leadership development sessions, opportunities to share best practices between…
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Updated Identity Theft Unit Guide Tells You How to Keep Your Information Safe

COLUMBIA, S.C. – In celebration of National Consumer Protection Week 2019 (NCPW), the South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) is releasing an updated Identity Theft Unit (IDTU) guide. From security freezes to account monitoring tools, the IDTU guide has you covered. The guide also includes: Affected by a security breach? What to do, who…
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