Simpsonville, SC – September 19, 2017 – The Simpsonville Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that Allison McGarity, President/CEO, has been recognized as one of Greenville Business Magazine’s “Best and Brightest under age 35” for 2017. The honor is given annually to young community leaders making a difference through a wide variety of service initiatives.
McGarity is spotlighted for her career achievements and community involvement. In her role with the Chamber, she supports Chamber members with innovative services and opportunities that will help their businesses and the Simpsonville community flourish. In June of this year, she graduated from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for Organization Management where she gained insight into current industry trends, learned from peers in other communities, and sharpened her management acumen. She is also a 2011 graduate of the Clemson MBA program, where she focused on Services Science.
“Creative, passionate, willing to learn, hard worker, and someone who goes the extra mile are a few words that I would use to describe Allison,” stated Brittany Brockman, Chairwoman of the Board for the Simpsonville Area Chamber of Commerce. “I have watched her over the past few years grow professionally and I am excited about what the future holds for this young woman. The Simpsonville community is blessed to have her represent our Chamber of Commerce.“
McGarity balances her work for the Simpsonville Chamber by volunteering with several organizations throughout the Upstate. She is involved with the Greenville Chamber’s Pulse and Pacesetters programs, and serves as the 2017 Chair the Advisory Council for Greenville Technical College’s satellite campus in Simpsonville.♦