The Stories of the Upstate™ #215: (John Lummus) "Growing up, if there was a sport to be watched, it was on our television."

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Our 215th story, a GSA Business Report Q & A, comes from the President and CEO of Upstate SC Alliance, John Lummus.

BMW led the way and now, John Lummus spends his days looking for the next BMW as President and CEO of Upstate SC Alliance.  Upstate SC Alliance's mission is to market the Upstate to the World, showing manufacturers from all over the benefits of creating their products in Abbeville, Anderson, Cherokee, Greenville, Greenwood, Laurens, Oconee, Pickins, Spartanburg or Union. Whether it's automobile manufacturers from Europe or advance materials makers from California, Upstate SC Alliance shows them the amazing assets that the Upstate of South Carolina has to offer and with 600 international companies calling Upstate South Carolina home, clearly, we have a lot to offer.  Upstate SC Alliance is committed to the economic development of the Upstate.

                                                To learn more about Upstate SC Alliance, click here.

The Stories of the Upstate™ #211: (Angie Hubbard) "I LOVE hockey, esp. when the players beat each other up."

  Our 211th story, a GSA Business Report Q & A, comes from the CEO of Adroit Systems Co, Angie Hubbard.

A major concern for business, whether it be industrial or commercial, is security and that's where Adroit Systems Co. and CEO Angie Hubbard come in. They provide fire alarm systems, intrusion alarm systems, video surveillance systems and access control systems.  Angie and her team are committed to their mission of keeping people safe,  so they constantly are searching for innovative improvements to all the security and access systems they provide.  

                                                  To learn more about Adroit Systems Co, click here.

The Stories of the Upstate™ #185: (Matt Clark) "My first go around at college was a grand failure."

                                        We get our 185th story from the editor of GSA Business Report

A more recent resident of Greenville, SC, Matt Clark is the editor of GSA Business Report which covers what's going on in business in Greenville, Spartanburg, Anderson and the 10 surrounding counties, as well as producing business networking events like the Power Events Series and the largest manufacturing gathering in South Carolina, the S.C. Manufacturing Conference and Expo.  Matt also hosts the GSA Biz Vibe podcast.

                                                   To learn more about GSA Business Report, click here.