Business & Economy

Dr. Julie Northcutt, Professor and Clemson Extension Food Safety and Nutrition

March 29, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Dr. Julie Northcutt, Professor and Clemson Extension team leader for Food Safety and Nutrition

Amanda McNulty interviews Dr. Julie Northcutt, Professor and Clemson Extension Team Leader for Food Safety and Nutrition, during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 12, 2017.

How Should You Negotiate Your Salary?

March 23, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Voices by Kaitlyn Park
Jennet Robinson Alterman

As a woman building her career in the south in the 1970s, and a women's rights advocate, Jennet Robinson Alterman has learned the value of proper negotiation. Her advice? Whether you are male or female: research, state what you want, then "stop talking." She also discusses...

Steve Meadows, Clemson Extension Beef Cattle Specialist

March 22, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Steve Meadows, Clemson Extension Beef Cattle Specialist

Amanda McNulty interviews Steve Meadows, Clemson Extension Beef Cattle Specialist, during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 11, 2017.

Dr. Steve Cole, Director of Regulatory and Public Service Programs

March 15, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Dr. Steve Cole, Director of Regulatory and Public Service Programs

Amanda McNulty interviews Dr. Steve Cole, Director of Regulatory and Public Service Programs at Clemson University, during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 11, 2017.

New Inland Port Breaks Ground

March 14, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
SC Ports

Last week, The S.C. Ports Authority broke ground on the state's newest inland port. The port, located in Dillon off of I-95, is expected to open in early 2018. When opened, the facility is expected to handle 45,000 containers annually. Governor Henry McMaster spoke to the...

Tavia Gaddy, Project Manager, Greenville Area Development Corporation

March 9, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Voices by Kaitlyn Park
Tavia Gaddy laughing

Tavia Gaddy, Project Manager at Greenville Area Development Corporation (GADC), believes in the power of a positive attitude. When dealing with clients, "There’s no room for attitude or even to get upset. Move with it. If things don’t go your way, there’s always tomorrow...

Dr. Nathan Smith, Clemson University Professor of Agribusiness Production

March 8, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Dr. Nathan Smith, Clemson University Professor of Agribusiness Production

“Making It Grow” host and Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty interviews Dr. Nathan Smith, Clemson University Professor of Agribusiness Production, during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 11, 2017.

What are Cloud Based Data Services?

March 2, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Voices by Kaitlyn Park
Lola Jordan of Companion Data Services

Lola Jordan speaks to Palmetto Voices about cloud based data services and their application in the business and beyond. Lola Jordan is the President of Companion Data Services, which offers secured systems development and manages hosting services specialized in the health...

Aaron Wood, S.C. Assistant Commissioner of Agriculture - Agency Operations

March 1, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Aaron Wood, S.C. Assistant Commissioner of Agriculture - Agency Operations

“Making It Grow” host and Clemson Extension Amanda McNulty interviews S.C. Assistant Commissioner of Agriculture - Agency Operations, Aaron Wood, during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 11, 2017.

Tammy Mainwaring, Chief Operations Officer, IT-oLogy

February 23, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Voices by Kaitlyn Park
Tammy Mainwaring at iT-ology

Tammy Mainwaring, Chief Operations Officer (COO) of the non-profit, IT-oLogy, speaks about how her unique background and willingness to learn led to a career and a position that is a perfect marriage of her two passions: education and technology. In a dynamic and growing...

Derek Underwood, Assistant Commissioner for Consumer Protection

February 22, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Derek Underwood, Assistant Commissioner for Consumer Protection

“Making It Grow” host and Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty interviews Derek Underwood, Assistant Commissioner for Consumer Protection for S.C. Department of Agriculture, during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 12, 2017.

New Boeing Dreamliner Unveiled

February 17, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
Boeing Dreamliner

Today, at its North Charleston facility, the newest Boeing Dreamliner was unveiled. The 787-10 is the third member of the 787 Dreamliner family and is built exclusively at Boeing South Carolina President Donald Trump and S.C. Governor Henry McMaster attended the event...

Kathy Heffley, Regional President of South Carolina, Wells Fargo

February 16, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Voices by Kaitlyn Park
Kathy Heffley of Wells Fargo

Kathy Heffley, Regional President of South Carolina for Wells Fargo discusses what it takes to succeed in the field of finance and beyond and shares her personal story of growth and accomplishment. In a dynamic and growing Southern career landscape, Palmetto Voices looks to...

South Carolinian Helps Preserve Southern History by Giving Walking Tours

February 16, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Cannon
Robert Ryals, owner of Walkin' Talkin' Tours

Fort Mill resident Robert Ryals has devoted his life to living history. He is a ‘story-teller of facts’ and tour guide for Walkin’ Talkin’ Tours , which he co-owns with his wife. Of his career path he says, “If you’re pursuing your passion, you never have to work a day in...

Boeing Votes Against Unionization

February 16, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
Boeing airplane

Boeing SC, one of the biggest industries in the Lowcountry, voted yesterday not to unionize the Charleston company, as 2,828 employess voted, with 74% of them not in support of the International Association of Machinists' attempt to unionize. Joan Robinson-Berry, Vice...

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