The Advisor’s New Essential Skill

Source: On Wall Street, Frances McMorris

January 21, 2011

As the advisor industry evolves, it is becoming more and more clear that professionals have to know more than just the technical side of the business. They have to be able to speak to people as well. Speaking with clients one on one is hard enough. For many advisors—just as with much of the

John Warner Appointed to Education Oversight Committee

Source: GSA Business Report

January 20, 2011

John Warner, the founder and principal of InnoVenture LLC, has recently been appointed to serve as the newest member of the South Carolina Education Oversight Committee. Warner fills the unexpired term of Charmeka Bosket, which will expire June 30, 2014. S.C. Sen. John Courson, chairman of the

Inglis Leaves SC For Fellowship


January 13, 2011

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Former U.S. Rep. Bob Inglis is leaving South Carolina for the campus of Harvard University. Inglis has been selected as a resident fellow at Harvard's Institute of Politics at the John F. Kennedy School of Government. He will spend the spring semester interacting with students in

Madden to Lead Nelson Mullins’ Greenville Office

Source: upstatebizSC

January 6, 2011

GREENVILLE, SC - January 5, 2011 - Tim Madden, a Laurens native and longtime Upstate attorney, has been named managing partner of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP’s Greenville office. He will oversee an office of 37 attorneys and 33 support staff. “The Upstate is the epicenter for business and

750 Everyday People Gather to Change the State for the Better

Source: The Island Packet, David Lauderdale

December 7, 2010

South Carolina is full of smart people and good ideas. Maybe there's a better way to take advantage of that resource than the Statehouse and governor's mansion are capable of providing. Maybe change is up to us. A number of Beaufort County residents traveled to Columbia last week to talk about

Liberty Kicks Off Effort to Seek Solution to State's Problems

Source: The State, Gina Smith

December 1, 2010

South Carolina’s graduation rate is too low, hurting the state’s ability to recruit new businesses. Too few women hold leadership positions and seats in the General Assembly. And long-lasting divisions between the races, those living in urban and rural parts of the state and people of varying

Liberty Fellowship Summit Seeks Solutions to South Carolina's Pressing Needs

Source: The Greenville News, Jenny Munro

November 21, 2010

South Carolina has carved more than $2 billion from its budget over the past three years, slashing about 3,000 state jobs in the process, and more cuts are expected this fiscal year. Teachers and librarians have been laid off. Services have been delayed or cut. Unemployment remains high. Some

Hospital taps Singerling

Source: The State, Jeff Wilkinson

October 15, 2010

John J. Singerling III, Palmetto Health’s chief operating officer, has been promoted to president. The appointment sets Singerling up to succeed chief executive Charles D. Beaman Jr. when Beaman decides to retire, an expert said. Palmetto Health is the region’s largest employer. In his new role

Empowering Leaders for Future

Source: The Post and Courier, Adam Parker

October 5, 2010

The organizers hoped 400 or 500 would come. Instead, the meeting hall at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center filled to capacity Tuesday with nearly 750 people eager to transform South Carolina. The Liberty Fellowship Summit 2010 marked a turning point for a program started in October 2003

Endurance Swimmer Completes 16 mile Trek Around Charleston

Source: The Post and Courier, David Quick

October 3, 2010

Endurance swimmer Kathleen Wilson has traveled around the United States and the world to test herself on open waters for more than 13 years. Her international swims have included the English Channel in 2001, Switzerland's Lake Zurich in 2005 and the Strait of Gibraltar from Spain to Morocco in 2008