Archives: Speakers

Kevin Howell
Kevin Howell Vice President Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport District Day 3 : Track 2 Biography Kevin Howell serves as vice president and COO of the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport District, where he is responsible for the airport capital improvement program, airport operations, facilities and maintenance, police and fire departments and Cerulean, the airport’s passenger and cargo ground...
Bio Details →
Thomas Tyra
Thomas Tyra Director of Marketing and Air Service Development Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport Day 3 : Track Two Biography Tom Tyra was named the Director of Marketing and Air Service Development for Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) in June 2018.  Tom is responsible for management of airport marketing programs, airline recruitment, advertising and the development of corporate...
Bio Details →
John-Lummus
John Lummus
John Lummus President and CEO Upstate SC Alliance Day 2 : Session 2 Biography John Lummus serves as the President and CEO for the Upstate SC Alliance. In this role, he is responsible for overseeing the direction of the Alliance as well as running the day-to-day operations. Prior to his current position at the Upstate...
Bio Details →
Mark Farris
Mark Farris
J. Mark Farris, CEcD President & CEO Greenville Area Development Corporation Day 2 : Session 2 Biography Mark Farris has over 30 years of experience in economic development in South Carolina and assisted in company location and expansion projects totaling over $5 billion of capital investment and 33,000 jobs during that time. Farris was named President...
Bio Details →
Carlos Phillips
Carlos Phillips
Carlos Phillips President and CEO Greenville (South Carolina) Chamber of Commerce Day 2 : Session 2 Biography Carlos Phillips began serving as President / CEO of the Greenville Chamber of Commerce in March of 2016.  Phillips served as the Senior Vice President of Operations at the Greater Louisville Inc., The Metro Chamber of Commerce of...
Bio Details →
Russell Stall
Russell Stall
Russell Stall Council Member At Large University of Kentucky Coldstream Research Campus Day 2 : Lunch & Orientation Biography Eighteen years ago Russell Stall returned to his hometown of Greenville.  Before coming home, he spent 16 years in Washington, DC and then Atlanta. The Greenville he left as a graduate of Greenville High School in...
Bio Details →
Peter Barth
Peter Barth
Peter Barth Founder & CEO The Iron Yard Day 2 : Breakout Session 2 Biography Peter Barth is founder and CEO of The Iron Yard, which operates the world’s largest in-person code school with full-time immersive courses in 25 cities. The Iron Yard is headquartered in Greenville, S.C. Barth started his career on Wall Street...
Bio Details →
Jon-Michial Carter
Jon-Michial Carter CEO ChartSpan Medical Technologies Day 2 : Session 2 Biography Mr. Carter leads ChartSpan as CEO and CoFounder. Doctors, clinics and health systems hire ChartSpan to care for patients with chronic conditions between doctor visits. Telephonically communicating with patients each month, ChartSpan clinicians assist patients with their everyday healthcare needs to prevent complications and hospitalizations....
Bio Details →
Nancy Whitworth
Nancy Whitworth
Nancy P. Whitworth Director of Economic Development and Deputy City Manager City of Greenville Day 2 : Session 1 Biography Nancy is the Director of Economic Development and Deputy City Manager for the City of Greenville and is responsible for commercial and neighborhood revitalization; downtown development; business recruitment and retention; planning and zoning; and building...
Bio Details →
Carl Sobocinski
Carl Sobocinski
Carl Sobocinski Owner Table 301 Day 1 : Welcome Dinner Biography Carl Sobocinski is the owner of Table 301, a restaurant group that includes Soby’s New South Cuisine, Soby’s on the Side, The Lazy Goat, Table 301 Catering, The NOSE DIVE gastropub, Passerelle Bistro, Papi's Tacos, Highway 301 Food Truck and Southern Pressed Juicery. In...
Bio Details →