Mike Switzer

Taking a Risk to Help Transform a Downtown

January 24, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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When our next guest decided to open a fine dining restaurant in downtown Greenville 21 years ago, many thought he had lost his mind. At that time, the city was still in the planning stages of its downtown transformation and jumping on board that endeavor was certainly a...

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

January 22, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
John Warner

A weekly update of the entrepreneurial activity in South Carolina. Mike Switzer interviews John Warner is co-founder of Concepts to Companies and founder and CEO of Swampfox , an entrepreneur-centric social media company, based in Greenville, S.C.

Are Financial Planners Scary?

January 16, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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Our next guest says that he often senses anxiety coming from the person entering his office. This might not be surprising if our guest were a surgeon, or a dentist. Mike Switzer interviews Noel Swain, a certified financial planner with Provest Wealth Advisors in Spartanburg...

Addressing the Skills Gaps in IT

January 12, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Tammy Mainwarring

After a recent study commissioned by our next guest’s organization uncovered some serious skills gaps in our state’s information technology workforce, they decided to help employers address them with a series of upcoming workshops. Mike Switzer interviews Tammy Mainwaring,...

Will New Tax Law Impact Affordable Housing in SC?

January 11, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Clayton Ingram

As you are probably starting to find out, the new tax law is affecting a lot of things. Possibly, even affordable housing. In fiscal year 2017, South Carolina’s Housing Tax Credit program allocated over $12 million across 20 new housing developments. But while the tax...

Translating A Business Can Be Challenging

January 10, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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In today’s multi-lingual world of commerce, many businesses are committing to translating their website and documents into the home languages of their customers and prospects. But our next guest says that there is a lot more to translating than most companies realize. Mike...

Social Security Payment Strategies

January 9, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Joy Watkins

As our population continues to age, more and more people are entering the Social Security system. But our next guest says that the big question for most people is: when is the best time to actually do so? At age 62, 65, or later? Mike Switzer interviews Joy Watkins, a...

Predictions for the 2018 Real Estate Industry

January 5, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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After a recent merger, our next guest now runs the third largest Coldwell Banker real estate office in the nation. Who better to talk to, to get the pulse of the home-buying business as a new year gets underway? Mike Switzer interviews Don Smith, CEO of Coldwell Banker...

Excerpt #7 from USC's Economic Outlook Conference

December 27, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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Our program today features an excerpt from the University of South Carolina Moore School's recent Economic Outlook Conference . Today's excerpt comes from Joan Robinson-Berry, vice president and general manager for Boeing South Carolina in North Charleston, SC.

Excerpt #5 from USC's Economic Outlook Conference

December 25, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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Our program today features an excerpt from the University of South Carolina Moore School's recent Economic Outlook Conference . Today's excerpt comes from South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster.

Excerpt #4 from USC's Economic Outlook Conference

December 22, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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Our program today features an excerpt from the University of South Carolina Moore School's recent Economic Outlook Conference . Today's excerpt comes from Joey von Nessen, a research economist with the University of South Carolina's Moore School of Business, and their...

Excerpt #3 from USC's Economic Outlook Conference

December 21, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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Our program today features an excerpt from the University of South Carolina Moore School's recent Economic Outlook Conference . Today's excerpt comes from Joey von Nessen, a research economist with the University of South Carolina's Moore School of Business, and their...

Excerpt #2 from USC's Economic Outlook Conference

December 20, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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Our program today features an excerpt from the University of South Carolina Moore School's recent Economic Outlook Conference . Today's excerpt comes from Joey von Nessen, a research economist with the University of South Carolina's Moore School of Business, and their...

Excerpt #1 from USC's Economic Outlook Conference

December 19, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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Our program today features an excerpt from the University of South Carolina Moore School's recent Economic Outlook Conference . Today's excerpt comes from Joey von Nessen, a research economist with the University of South Carolina's Moore School of Business, and their...

Upstate Business Has Gone to the Dogs

December 14, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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Many of us around the country find ourselves on our sofas glued to the TV on Thanksgiving. OK maybe it’s because we can’t move after stuffing on stuffing, but let’s face it, the National Dog Show is fascinating! (You probably thought I was going to mention the parade or...

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