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CommunityWorks Announces New President & CEO

Greenville, SC | April 1, 2019– CommunityWorks, a non-profit financial organization, is excited to announce Tammie Hoy-Hawkins as the new President & CEO, beginning in January 2020. Hoy-Hawkins is replacing Deborah McKetty, former founding President & CEO of CommunityWorks, who led the organization since 2008. As President of Together Consulting, Hoy-Hawkins has worked in community economic development for over 20 years, providing leadership and guidance to non-profit, for profit and government entities. Most recently, she has been serving as the Project Manager for the Northside Development Group’s Northside Initiative in Spartanburg. Additionally, she has been working as the Project Coordinator for the Greenville Housing Fund (GHF), a wholly-owned LLC under CommunityWorks that supports the production and preservation of quality affordable and workforce housing. “Tammie was the top candidate in our search for the next President & CEO of CommunityWorks. With a long history of successful non-profit leadership and a deep...Read More
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Momentum Bike Clubs Announces Tony Elliott as Keynote Speaker for Resilience Awards Dinner

Clemson Football Co-Offensive Coordinator to Speak at 2019 Resilience Awards Dinner   Greenville, SC | February 22, 2019 – Momentum Bike Clubs (MBC), a community mentoring initiative of the Institute on Family and Neighborhood Life at Clemson University, is proud to announce that Tony Elliott, Co-Offensive Coordinator for Clemson Football, will deliver the keynote address at their first annual Resilience Awards Dinner. The event will take place from 6:00 to 8:00 pm on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at First Baptist Church in Greenville. Coach Elliott will share his story of overcoming childhood trauma to becoming a significant part of Clemson’s rise to the top of college football. MBC operates 19 bike clubs across Greenville County that offer middle and high school students the opportunity to engage in the vigorous exercise of cycling among caring mentors and peers.  MBC promotes positive outcomes for youth by providing opportunities, fostering positive relationships, and offering...Read More
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Hartness to Serve as Host for the 2019 Inspiration Home

Public invited to experience Greenville’s most exciting new home neighborhood during multi-weekend Showcase of Homes event   March 11th, Greenville, S.C. – Hartness, one of Greenville’s most desirable new home communities, is excited to announce the inaugural edition of its Showcase of Homes event. The Showcase will feature five custom homes crafted by Greenville’s premier builders, including the 2019 Inspiration Home by Milestone Custom Homes, along with residences from Hollison Custom Homes and Stoneledge Properties. Tickets for this event go on sale March 11th and can be purchased by visiting www.HartnessShowcase.com. All proceeds from ticket purchases will directly benefit A Child’s Haven, a 501(c)(3) organization that treats children with developmental delays as a result of limited resources, abuse, or neglect, and provides support and education for both the child and their families.   This highly anticipated event compliments Hartness’ reputation as the Upstate’s most sought after new neighborhood and will...Read More
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Elliott Davis Announces Expansion of Corporate Headquarters

Greenville, S.C. (January 24, 2019) – Elliott Davis, a leading business solutions firm with nine offices across the Southeast and nearly 800 employees, today announced plans to move its corporate headquarters from the current location at 200 East Broad Street in downtown Greenville to a larger, more modern space at 435 South Main Street in the new Falls Tower building within the Camperdown development. “We’re at an exciting point in the evolution of Elliott Davis,” said Rick Davis, CEO of Elliott Davis. “Our new headquarters is an extension of that evolution and will support the growth we’re experiencing throughout our firm. This space will provide the room and amenities to help us attract and retain the best talent in this very competitive market. Our employees are our most valuable asset, and we believe the design of this office will reinforce a culture that is highly collaborative and innovative.” Located in a...Read More
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Adrian Grenier, Actor and UN Environment Program Goodwill Ambassador, Joins BarberWind Turbines’ Advisory Board

Greenville, SC | December 11, 2018- BarberWind Turbines LLC, a groundbreaking wind technology company, is excited to announce that Adrian Grenier has joined their Advisory Board. In front of the camera, Grenier is best-known for starring as Vincent Chase on Entourage, one of HBO’s most popular half-hour series in the network’s history. Adrian Grenier is as passionate about leading a global evolutionary shift as he is about embodying compelling characters. On World Environment Day in June 2017, Grenier was appointed a UN Environment Program Goodwill Ambassador through which he advocates for a collaborative approach to address our environmental issues. The BarberWind Turbines’ executive team met Mr. Grenier in September at the Caribbean Transitional Energy Conference (CTEC).  “There was an immediate sense of aligned beliefs and shared goals,” says Tammy Barber, Owner and COO of BarberWind Turbines LLC. “I am always excited about companies that are on the cutting edge of...Read More
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HOMES URBAN ANNOUNCES NEW CONSTRUCTION IN ATHENS, GA

New Project will Provide the City of Athens a Non-Student Living Space Athens, Georgia | December 12, 2018 – Homes Urban, LLC is excited to announce that it will begin construction of a mixed-use project at 100 Prince Avenue in Athens, Georgia. They are working with architecture firm, McMillan Pazdan Smith, civil engineering firm, Smith Planning and general contractors, Trehel Corporation to bring this project to life. The project site was formerly known as St. Joseph’s Catholic Church and will be redeveloped to include 110 Class A apartments, a 10,000 square foot grocery and 17,000 square feet of additional retail and commercial space. The original St. Joseph’s chapel constructed in 1911 will be preserved and re-purposed as a restaurant. The company has worked to acquire the 6.7-acre property from St. Joseph’s Catholic Church for over 7 years after the church made the decision to relocate. The site is adjacent to...Read More
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UST NAMES SCOTT MOORE AS PRESIDENT

Greenville, S.C. – January 15, 2019 – As of December 2018, UST, Greenville S.C.-based logistical solutions company has named Scott Moore, President of UST. Moore has been with UST for 8 years and a Partner in the company since 2015. Prior to being appointed President, Moore served as Chief Administration Officer for three years as well as VP of Business Relations, and Director of Corporate Administration. “It is one of my greatest honors to name Scott Moore as President of UST” stated Scott Ramsey, CEO and Founder of UST. “Scott is a walking manifestation of our company’s core values.  He provides our organization with continual results and our people with an impeccable role model.  I cannot envision success in our mission to transform the industry without Scott Moore by our side.” As an active corporate citizen within the Greenville community, Moore works with a variety of non-profits including serving on...Read More
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SPINX CELEBRATES NEW STORE OPENING IN GREENVILLE

Largest Spinx store with new tunnel wash opens on Rutherford Street Greenville, S.C. – January 10, 2019 – The Spinx Company, the Greenville S.C.-based fuel and convenience retail company with more than 80 locations and 45 car washes statewide, officially marked the opening of its newest store in Greenville with a ribbon cutting today.  Located at 619 Rutherford St. on the corner of Rutherford and Shaw Streets in Greenville, the new store will serve as a marquee entry point of the “Poinsett District,” a corridor along Poinsett Highway that the Greenville County Redevelopment Authority is focused on revitalizing. At more than 6,600 sq. ft., this is the largest Spinx store to date and features its new interior layout and décor, which is representative of the company’s local, Southern roots. The store offers around-the-clock service with a full-service kitchen, eight multi-product fuel dispenser pumps, a walk-in beer cave featuring local craft...Read More
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SPINX OPENS TUNNEL CAR WASH ON PELHAM ROAD IN GREENVILLE

Greenville, S.C. – January 2, 2019 – SPINX, the Greenville S.C.-based fuel and convenience retail company with more than 80 locations and 45 car washes statewide, recently celebrated the opening of its newest tunnel car wash on Saturday, December 22nd.  Located at 2601 Pelham Road in Greenville, the new tunnel wash – the company’s first free-standing car wash – is part of the new SPINX Car Wash Club, which offers customers unlimited car washes at any SPINX car wash location for a monthly membership fee. “We’re so excited to open our first Ride ‘N’ Shine tunnel car wash in Greenville and to expand our Car Wash Club offering,” stated Stewart Spinks, founder and chairman of The SPINX Company. “Our new tunnel wash and statewide wash club set us apart from the competition, delivering quick, thorough car washes across the Upstate and making it easy and affordable for our customers to...Read More
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UST ANNOUNCES FOUR PROMOTIONS TO LEADERSHIP TEAM WITHIN RECENT MONTHS

Greenville, S.C. – December 12, 2018 – UST, Greenville S.C.-based logistical solutions company, is excited to announce the promotion of four employees to new roles within their organization. All individuals work out of the UST headquarters office located in downtown, Greenville, SC and have been with UST for over 20 years combined. Alanna Martin, former Director of Human Resources, will be taking on the role as Senior Director over the People Operations Division. Joe Curet, former Director of IT, will now be the Senior Director over the Business Optimization Division. Tekisha Roberts, former Director of Compliance, will be advancing as the new Training and Development Director. Lastly, DuBose Ratchford, former Communication Manager, will be transitioning into the Director of Communications role. “I am thrilled to be surrounded by such hardworking and dedicated people at UST. We have an incredible company culture and these four recent promotions further solidifies our growth...Read More
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