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 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...

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: 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...

The 2015 Business Black Box Awards

The Business Black Box Awards are back—and we’ve once again named the winners of seven different awards, based on your nominations. This time, with an...

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 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....

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...

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...

Trailblazer: Rich Hagins

An entrepreneur at heart, Richard Hagins became a “start up” after ending a full career in the military. Now widely successful and locally well-known,...

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...

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The Booming Hotel Industry

NEXT GEN: Jasmine Twitty