1) I KNOW good jobs are essential for economic success and high quality of life. 2) I KNOW your economy can prosper and grow.
Mission: Support economic growth that creates jobs, builds generational success, and improves the quality of life of Cherokee County residents.
Contracted with the South Carolina Appalachian Council of Governments to conduct a Business Retention and Expansion (BRE) Study of the challenges faced by 40 local manufacturers.
Created a Plant Managers Forum, to facilitate communication among local industries, and to promote a cooperative link between industrial and educational leaders.
Business Incubator In cooperation with the city of Gaffney and Gaffney Development Company, the KNOW(2) business development task force has established a business incubator in downtown Gaffney where budding entrepreneurs can receive work space, and mentoring for their business ventures.