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WHAT'S THE BUZZ?
Economic Development is always a buzzing topic in the Carolinas. Stay up to date on who is coming, expanding and considering the Southeast with economic development lawyers Tushar Chikhliker and Burnie Maybank. The Buzz, a weekly video podcast series breaking down the details with industry experts from all sectors & corners of the Palmetto State (and beyond!).
Episode 89: Ashely Teasdel
This week, we are joined by South Carolina Deputy Secretary of Commerce, Ashely Teasdel. Teasdel spent almost a decade working in the banking sector, focusing on small business advisory support and development within South Carolina before joining the S.C. Department of Commerce in 2015. Since joining the S.C. Department of Commerce, Teasdel has dedicated her time to developing statewide programmatic relationships to benefit local businesses and global enterprises alike and she was promoted to Deputy Secretary in November 2021.
Episode 88: James Chavez
This episode, we are joined by President & CEO of the SC Power Team, James Chavez. With a 20-year track record of success in serving suburban, second-tier and rural communities Chavez leads a team that supports South Carolina’s 20 electric cooperatives, powering more than 1.6 million South Carolinians.
Episode 81: Jeff Ruble
Kara and Tushar are joined by Jeff Ruble, Director of Richland County Economic Development. Jeff has a seasoned history working on some of the largest economic development projects to approach South Carolina in his 30 years experience. Tune in for an update on the progression of economic development in SC.
Episode 80: Dan Ellzey
Kara and Burnie are joined by Dan Ellzey, Executive Director of South Carolina’s Department Employment and Workforce. They tackle job rates, insurance tax rates, and new opportunities that are arising in workforce development in South Carolina. Tune in to discover the evolving job market within the state!
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