State of South Carolina Establishes South Carolina Fraunhofer USA Alliance

The South Carolina Council on Competitiveness (The Council), in partnership with the South Carolina Department of Commerce, and the Fraunhofer USA Center for Experimental Software Engineering CESE in Maryland announced today the establishment of the South Carolina Fraunhofer USA Alliance (SCFUSA). The Alliance is a collaborative effort… Read More

SC Aerospace Announces Don Myers as Advisory Board Chair

SC Aerospace, an industry cluster of the South Carolina Council on Competitiveness (the Council) has named Don Myers, as Advisory Board Chair. Don is the Director of Aerospace Sales & Marketing at Toray Composite Materials America, Inc. where he is responsible for leading the management of their… Read More

TransformSC Announces Anderson Mill Elementary School and Sumter Career and Technology Center as Newest Network Schools, Explores the Benefits of Project-based Learning at 2019 Annual Conference

TransformSC, an initiative of the South Carolina Council on Competitiveness (the Council), has announced Anderson Mill Elementary School and the Sumter Career and Technology Center as the newest schools to join the TransformSC network.  The announcement was made at the 2019 annual conference when Mike Brenan, co-chair… Read More

Susie Shannon Elected to South Carolina Research Authority Board of Trustees

(Columbia) Sue-Ann (“Susie”) Gerald Shannon has been elected to serve on the South Carolina Research Authority (SCRA) Board of Trustees. Susie is President & CEO of the South Carolina Council on Competitiveness (the Council), a nonpartisan, business-led, nonprofit organization that drives South Carolina’s long-term economic growth by… Read More

President and CEO of South Carolina Council on Competitiveness, Recognized Among Columbia Business Monthly’s “50 Most Influential People” for Second Consecutive Year

For the second consecutive year, Susie Shannon, President and CEO of the South Carolina Council on Competitiveness, has been recognized by Columbia Business Monthly as one of its 50 Most Influential People. This annual list honors individuals from throughout the Midlands region who have been identified as leaders… Read More