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John O. Williams II will continue to serve as the county's head attorney while filling the role as director of economic development. (Photo/Berkeley County)
Feb 29, 2024

Berkeley County taps chief attorney to lead economic development

The Berekley County native has degrees from Clemson and the University of South Carolina ...

Feb 14, 2024

Executive appointed to oversee Novant’s $2.4B investment in Mount Pleasant, 2 others

Jason Bernd appointed executive vice president over recent acquisitions in …

Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette will deliver a keynote address during a recognition event to be held Feb. 20 at the DoubleTree Hilton in Columbia.
Jan 18, 2024

ANNOUNCING: Meet SC Biz News’ inaugural Empowering Women honorees

Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette will deliver a keynote address during a recognition event to be held Feb. 20 at the DoubleTree Hilton in Columbia.

Dec 6, 2023

Charleston Regional Business Journal unveils 2023 Reader Rankings winners

The votes have been cast and the results are in from Charleston Regional Business Journal readers. Businesses have been deemed the best of the best in the Charleston area.

Dec 4, 2023

ANNOUNCING: Meet the 50 Most Influential in South Carolina honorees

Read Q&As from our inaugural class of 50 Most Influential, including their thoughts on South Carolina's greatest strengths and its biggest challenges.

Aug 15, 2023

ANNOUNCING: Vote now in CRBJ’s Reader Rankings

The finalists have been chosen. Now it’s time to select a winner in Charleston Regional Business Journal's Reader Rankings program. The five companies that receive the most nominations in each category will advance to the voting round that will run Tuesday, Aug. 15, to Friday, Sept. 29. Once voting begins, you can[...]

Jul 27, 2023

Nomination deadline nears for CRBJ’s Women of Influence awards

The deadline to nominate a difference-maker for the Charleston Regional Business Journal’s Women of Influence awards is fast approaching. The nomination process ends Aug. 15. Click here to access the nomination form. The Women of Influence awards recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of women from various industries [...]

Jul 13, 2023

ANNOUNCING: Meet the 2023 CRBJ Forty Under 40 honorees

The Charleston Regional Business Journal has announced its 2023 Forty Under 40 class. Honorees will be recognized during a celebratory event Sept. 14 at the Francis Marion Hotel in downtown Charleston. They will also be recognized in a special section of the Charleston Regional Business Journal. Click here to register for the ev[...]

Apr 12, 2023

Charleston marina company adds to executive team

A Charleston-based marina company recently made two additions to its executive team. Port 32 named Matthew Juall as executive vice president of acquisitions and Kishan Desai as vice president of acquisitions. Juall and Desai will work with Austin Schell, who was recently appointed CEO of PORT 32 and a member of the company&rsquo[...]

Mar 30, 2023

Charleston regional economic development coalition names chairperson

One Region, a comprehensive coalition formed to strengthen the local economy and produce opportunities for all tri-county residents, has named Shawn Saulsberry as its chairperson for 2023, according to a news release. Saulsberry, a senior manager at EY Charleston, is a Charleston-area native with a background in strategic planni[...]

Feb 22, 2023

2023 Lowcountry Diversity Leadership Awards honorees named

Honorees for SC Biz News’ Lowcountry Diversity Leadership Awards have been chosen, based on the overall criteria of leadership, impact, sustainability and focus. This recognition highlights both individuals and organizations that make diversity, equity and inclusion a strategic priority in policy and practice in Berke[...]

Nov 22, 2022

Charleston professor to co-chair international trade group

Rene Dentiste Mueller, professor of international marketing at the College of Charleston School of Business, has been named co-chair of the S.C. International Trade Coalition. The coalition is an organization made up of government agencies, trade associations, educational institutions, and other organizations providing expo[...]