With over 80 years of experience working in economic development, helping cities, counties, states and regions be more competitive, we’ve worked alongside K-12, technical colleges, 4-year institutions, continuing education, career centers, site selectors, and all types of industry, in all types of capacities, reversing all types of stigmas.

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It’s Game Time

Our passion for change, economic development, and marketing to Gen Z makes closing the skills gap by 2030 a game we can win.

Tina Zwolinski, CEO and Founding Partner
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Photo: Gavin McIntyre | The Post and Courier

In 2019, we partnered with the State of South Carolina to develop and market an expedited, post-secondary employment pathway to meet immediate pipeline needs within advanced manufacturing. A 70-hour “jumpstart” option accepted in lieu of experience, ManuFirstSC was the first of its kind.

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