On behalf of our executive committee, board, member counties, our private sector supporters and the great citizens of the NESA Region, let me welcome you to our website. We hope that this site serves as a resource as you consider investing in northeastern South Carolina. Our staff is here to assist your company in finding an ideal location for any manufacturing, distribution, or back-office operations that you may be considering.
With more than 50 years of combined experience and expertise in assisting companies in making important site selection decisions, our experience along with deep local knowledge and a wealth of comprehensive resources will help your company identify a location that makes sense from both a logistics and workforce perspective.
We look forward to working with you as you explore the abundant opportunities offered by the communities of northeastern South Carolina. Please call or email us so that we can begin working for you today.
Former South Carolina Lt. Govenor Yancey McGill
Director of Business Development
Amber T. Sellers
Director of Investor Relations
Director of Research & Special Projects
Manufacturing Technology Advisor
(843) 661- 4669
Executive Committee Members
Mr. Yancey McGill
Chairman of the NESA Executive Committee
Former South Carolina Lieutenant Governor
Senator Luke Rankin, Esq.
South Carolina Senate
Senator Hugh K. Leatherman, Sr.
President Pro Tempore of South Carolina Senate
Chairman of Senate Finance Committee
Senator Kent Williams
South Carolina Senate
Dr. Fred Carter
Francis Marion University
Dr. David DeCenzo
Coastal Carolina University
Doug Jennings, Esq.
Douglas Jennings Law Firm, LLC.
Mr. Fred DuBard
Mr. Mark Lazarus
Horry County Council
Mayor Stephen Wukela, Esq.
City of Florence
Mrs. Mary Anderson
Representing Chesterfield County
Chesterfield County Council Member
Mr. W. Stuart Ames
Manager, Economic Development
Duke Energy Progress
Mr. John Q. Atkinson
Representing Marion County
Marion County Council Member
Mrs. Karen Riordan
President and CEO
Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce
Mr. Benjy Hardee
Grand Strand Water and Sewer Authority
Dr. Linda Hayes
Representing Dillon County
Mrs. Angela Christian
Representing Georgetown County
Georgetown County Administrator
Senator Gerald Malloy
Representing Darlington County
South Carolina State Senator
Dr. Tiffany Wright
Representing Williamsburg County
Williamsburg County Supervisor
Mr. John Bloom
Assistant Vice President, Government Affairs
Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina
Mr. K.G. “Rusty” Smith, Jr.
Representing Florence County
Florence County Administrator
Mr. Jason Steen
Representing Marlboro County
Marlboro County Council Chairman
What Our Clients Are Saying
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