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Greenville Business Magazine

SCMA Names New President

Jan 10, 2018 02:00PM ● By Kathleen Maris

The South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance (SCMA) announced that Sara Hazzard has been named president and CEO of the organization effective Jan. 1, 2018.

“We are excited to welcome Sara Hazzard as the new president and CEO of the SCMA,” said Kurt Dallas, executive vice president of AFL and SCMA chairman. “Her extensive experience in government relations, public affairs, and business will serve our organization well as we continue to advance pro-manufacturing issues.”

Since 2004, Hazzard has served as the vice president of government relations for the SCMA. She is an active member of the South Carolina Economic Developers Association and serves as president of the Board for the Palmetto Center for Women. 

“I am humbled and honored to lead the South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance,” said Hazzard. “For more than a century, the SCMA has been the private sector leader ensuring our state has the best environment where manufacturers of all sizes can create, innovate, and grow. I look forward to continuing that mission and advancing a sector of our economy that truly makes a difference for all South Carolinians.”