Meet the man behind it all, Reno Deaton. In 2019, Reno and the GDC launched The Platform at Greer as a strategic initiative to further promote entrepreneurship in Greer, SC. Since then, the Platform team has continued to expand and grow, helping entrepreneurs launch, take root, and realize their dreams in Greer.
Hired in 2020, Andy is currently serving as the City of Greer's seventh City Administrator. Working with City Council and the rest of Team Greer, Andy is guiding the City of Greer through a continuing period of unprecedented growth.
As the President and Co-Owner of Century Printing & Packaging, Ben has helped develop and guide his business for over 20 years. Despite the companies growth and success, Century is still very much a family business and an active member of the Greer, SC business community.
Mike is the visionary founder behind OOBE Apparel Design Group, now going on 23 years in business. OOBE serves a breadth of clients from corporations like BMW and Chick-fil-a down to individual consumer retail. Mike also advises several early-stage privately-held companies and serves for several nonprofit organizations.
As the National Service Director operating out of Michelin's North American Headquarters, Vickie has a great understanding of businesses large and small. She has an extensive background in marketing and start-ups and knows how to help businesses and entrepreneurs navigate the often daunting challenge of sustainability and scalability.
As the team leader for the "Digital & Innovation" Group at BMW Plant Spartanburg, Russell has the opportunity to engage and discover how cutting edge technology is used to solve every day problems. Having been with BMW from the beginning, Russell has a long and successful career based on helping bring ideas and technology to life.
As the Vice-President of Sage Automotive - Asia, Mark plays a key role in ensuring the design and manufacture of innovative interiors that complete your automotive experience. Mark's background in marketing and development, and his experience conducting business internationally, make him a valuable contributor in Sage's industry leading performance.
We believe that entrepreneurship is critical for the future success and stability of Greer, and hope to be a resource for your business to launch and grow here! Take the first step: contact us and let's work together to reach your goals here in Greer.
111B S Main St, Greer, South Carolina 29650
Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 5pm
Saturday - Sunday: Closed