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The 5 Levels of Entrepreneurship

By | November 16, 2022

Embarking on the road of entrepreneurship can be frightening, uncertain and turbulent – especially at the start. On your journey, it’s helpful to have a mental roadmap and to know what to expect from yourself along the way. Nobody is 100% clear and consistent from the onset and you’ll naturally have fluctuating states of mind about the…

Business Leaders Consider Impact of Culture on Workforce Needs

By | November 11, 2022

Mark Pursley Following last week’s successful IDEA conference, a Regional Chamber board members, area CEOs and other special guests gathered together to learn more about how to improve employee recruitment and retention through intentional changes in organizational culture. Consider Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Access (to resources) while building an employee retention plan. This group participated…

Veterans Day – Hiring Our Heroes

By | November 11, 2022

In observance of Veterans Day, take a look at and consider hiring a vet for positions ranging from entry level to C-Suite. This program hosts world-class hiring events, digital programs, professional training programs, and internships to connect businesses with accomplished individuals from the military community who are ready to work! #VeteransDay

3 Things to Know, 11.7.22

By | November 7, 2022

For the week of Nov 7, 2022, here are 3 great things you should know! A Winning IDEA. Like most of us, you’re working hard each day to just get through the week. Maybe you’re thinking there’s no time to focus on growing inclusion and diversity among your staff, or on ensuring equity and access…

Business and Education Reps Team Up for Leadership Training Course

By | October 28, 2022

Still energized from our two-day training focused on The 4 Essential Roles of Leadership with our amazing facilitator, Lesley Eason! More than 50 representatives from area businesses and public schools participated in the workshop and not only learned key leadership skills but also had a chance to practice and apply each concept to strategy and…

We’ve Got a Winning IDEA: Building a Stronger Workplace

By | October 26, 2022

We’ve got A Winning IDEA for CEOs, supervisors, and managers at all levels: A half-day conference to support your long-term growth strategy (with your employees in mind).  Take a look at this quick interview as Mark Pursley, YCRC Director of Programs & External Affairs, chats with our conference facilitator, Kuma Roberts, about the value of this approach. This…

YCRC Member Relations Manager

By | October 1, 2022

Just before celebrating her one year work anniversary as the Regional Chamber’s Communications Coordinator, Rae’L Jackson has been named our new Member Relations Manager! With her natural energy, friendly demeanor, and creativity, Rae’L is the perfect choice to be out and about helping to build connections for the business community. Rae’L has helped us to design a…


By | September 30, 2022

The Leadership York County (LYCO) Class of 2023 is officially underway! Their two- day retreat was a lively one and we couldn’t be more excited to guide this group of diverse and talented individuals through the next steps of the program. Visit for a complete list of LYCO alumni. #leadership #LYCO #makingadifference  

WU President Dr. Edward Serna – Welcome Reception

By | September 30, 2022

Tonight’s Welcome Reception was one for the books. Many hugs, handshakes and high-fives were given to Winthrop University‘s President Edward Serna during tonight’s program. We also had the opportunity to highlight our higher education leaders from York Technical College and Clinton College! Special thanks to York Technical College President Dr. Stacey Moore and Clinton College…

Leadership York County – Class of 2023

By | September 30, 2022

The Leadership York County Class of 2023 kicked off yesterday afternoon and we’re already seeing some unexpected relationships taking shape! Look out for pics from their Opening Retreat next week and for news of their selected service project. LYCO is sponsored by Comporium and Piedmont Medical Center , along with the City of Rock Hill,…

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