South Carolina

A pedestrian footbridge on a trail in Greeneville, SC
South Carolina

South Carolina

Our Work In South Carolina In partnership with the South Carolina Department of Commerce, ARC is supporting 16 projects in South Carolina totaling nearly $4million in fiscal year 2020. These investments have been matched by almost $5.2 million and are attracting an additional $10 million in leveraged private investments in…
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South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster
South Carolina

Governor Henry McMaster

A native of Richland County, South Carolina, Governor McMaster received both his bachelor’s degree and his law degree from the University of South Carolina. After law school, he served as legislative assistant to U.S. Senator Strom Thurmond and then began his almost-30-year career practicing law, both in private practice and…
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Michael McInerney, South Carolina Governor's Alternate
South Carolina

Michael McInerney

Michael P. McInerney was named director of External Affairs for the SC Department of Commerce in December 2012. Michael serves as the liaison between SC Commerce and the state legislature. He also represents SC Commerce at outside events. He serves as special assistant to the Secretary of Commerce. Michael has…
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Caroline Griffin

South Carolina Department of Commerce Grants Department.
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Spartanburg

Sparks Center SC: Launching local businesses

Since its conception in 2005, Sparks Center SC, located on the Spartanburg Community College Tyger River campus in Duncan, South Carolina, has specialized in business incubation, soft landings, workforce employment services, and special projects which assists in spurring economic development. Between 2009-2019, the Sparks Center has worked with over 100…
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