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 Community Impact Award

Human Technologies, Inc: 2015 Community Impact Award (represented by Herb Dew) “What goes around, comes around.” While the saying usually applies on a personal level, you can look...

The Heart of a Team

In the heart of a city with more awards and accolades than one can count, a team works—after all, those honors don’t come easily...

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 Community Impact Award

Ryan McCrary: 2015 Community Impact Award When Ryan McCrary started mentoring at-risk youth almost seven years ago, he had no idea that it would change...

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...

2015 Innovation Award

Dr. John Conrad: The 2015 Innovation Award When a co-worker started putting pressure on Dr. John Conrad to get a drone, there was no inclination...

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...

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....