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Greenville Business Magazine keeps abreast of all enterprises, sharing news of the people and businesses behind the start-ups, relocations, mergers and acquisitions and developments as they occur. We explore the operations and philosophies of featured companies on a regular basis, highlighting their practices and successes to prove the value of community dynamism. We also offer a broad perspective on the business climate from folks in the know, people moving up and awards received, granting our readers a practical, experienced outlook.
Two and half years ago, Brenda and Dorin Muntean and their daughter, Bella, had all the optimism in the world. These proud parents celebrated their daughter at every turn. Bella was a straight A student who played the flute and was a dancer. And she dreamt of attending an Ivy League college.
Real estate’s close to home for Danny Joyner. His father started the eponymous C. Dan Joyner agency in 1964, and last year, the firm marked $1 billion in volume—only the second time ever for the company. And the residential market’s still hot.
The Internal Revenue Code had allowed an 80 percent deduction, as a charitable contribution, for donations paid for the right to purchase season tickets for athletic-event seating. Under tax reform signed into law by President Trump, the deduction was eliminated.
Construction projects around Greenville are in no shortage, but small, minority-owned businesses often have difficulty obtaining some of the many jobs available. One Upstate nonprofit works to change that.
In the previous edition of this publication, our security article considered the importance of South Carolina firms developing comprehensive corporate security programs. Within the context of security and preparedness, understanding and managing risk is paramount. In the context of security risk, we then outlined three elements that business professionals must consider: threats, vulnerabilities, and consequences.
In remarks prepared for delivery in his State of the State address in January, Gov. Henry McMaster said that for the last three years, there have been more opioid-related deaths in South Carolina than homicides and drunk-driving deaths combined. In 2016, this “silent hurricane” killed 616 people, he said.
Meghan Barp has long harbored a love for community service. The Nebraska native brought that passion and energy south as the new president and CEO of United Way of Greenville County.
On Dec. 20, 2017, Congressional Republicans passed one of the biggest tax cuts in nearly three decades. The White House makes the argument that this will create rapid economic growth and new jobs, increase wages, and put more income in the hands of a large majority of Americans.
The Rising Star Award recognizes one individual each year who has demonstrated strong leadership potential and contributions to the career services profession and NACE organization.
The Girl Scout Network on LinkedIn will provide relevant statistics about female leadership to inform and energize female professionals in their careers.