Profiles

Profiles

Trailblazers. Our new generation of leaders. Award winners. Game Changers. Meet the many people covered in Business Black Box and learn about what they are doing to grow the Upstate.

2015 Future Leader

Taylor Beard: 2015 Future Leader Award Sometimes it is in doing the most unlikely things that we find our passions and callings in life. For Taylor...

2015 Best Boss Award

Jamie Prince: 2015 Best Boss Award The nomination reads: “Even though she is our boss, she never once seemed like a ‘boss’ to me. Jamie...

Trailblazer: Anjali Joseph

Imagine the following scenario: a patient comes into an OR for a routine procedure and all goes well, except they develop an infection after...

2015 Best Place to Work

Keymark: 2015 Best Place to Work Award (represented by Cameron Boland) Whenever you think of what makes a “great place to work,” many think of the...

2015 Entrepreneur of the Year

Jason Fletcher: 2015 Entrepreneur of the Year If you feel that The Green Room popped on to the scene out of nowhere, you’re not far off....

Next Gen: Alex Reynolds

It started off as a small project, but the revitalization of the downtown Taylors area has grown larger than many could ever imagine. At...

NEXT GEN: Jasmine Twitty

“I always said I wouldn’t come back to Greenville after graduation,” says Jasmine Twitty, Associate Judge of the SC Municipality Court. But as the...

Trailblazer: Ricardo Pereira

Since arriving in Greenville in 2001 from Brazil, Ricardo Pereira has become a driving force in an emerging specialty coffee movement within Greenville and...

2015 Green Award

Kyle Simpson: The 2015 Green Award Being green doesn’t have to mean a complete, systematic overhaul. Sometimes, one small idea can have big impacts. Such is...

Ron Demonet: Trailblazer

  While many people fill their retirement years with golf, fishing, home improvements, and vacations, Ron Demonet has his sights set in other directions. “Once I...