The Greenville Chamber has added 22 new and sustaining participants for its 2017 Minority Business Accelerator program, including representatives of minority-owned, women-owned and veteran-owned businesses and businesses that operate in low- to moderate-income communities in upstate South Carolina.
These business leaders will participate in a yearlong program focused on balancing cash flow and bottom line, marketing and sales, identifying growth resources, and other topics.
The chair of the Advisory Leadership Council will be Erwin Carter, president and CEO of Newbold Services. Toby Stansell, CEO of Acumen IT, will present the curriculum.
The 22 participants for 2017 are James Richard of AAA Care, Jeff Alfonso of Alfonso Interpreting, Sergio Burnside of Allstar Meats, Delores Lewis Watkins of Cornerstone Salon and Spa, Jeannette Houchens of HIT Services, Robert Chandler of IG Global, James White of James White Enterprise, Shawn Jefferson of Karidan Logistics, Tammy Johnson of High Spirits Hospitality, Simon McClain of M&T Technologies, Lindsey Holder of Organic Tan, Amy Pecoraro of PECULAR LLC, Brenda Ligon of Precept Staffing Inc., Tracy Ware of Primary Choice, William Wilson of SC Solar Energy, JoAnne LaBounty of Spartanburg Meat Processing Co., David Mitchell of Talent Solutions, Anita Garrett of the Weathers Group, Kenzie Biggins of Uniquely Virtual, James Bennett of Upstate Home Care Solutions, James Jordon of JCC, Carlo White of WH Trucking, and Luis Rodriguez of Wrap & Roll Graphics.