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Welcome to


Meet the Team

Our Economic Development team works tirelessly to facilitate and support continuous economic growth for our region. 

Meet the Board

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Gordon Eckley

Chairman, Lee County Council

Bruce Snipes

Member, First Citizens Bank

Jay Davis

Vice-Chairman, Coldwell Banker Commercial Cornerstone

Greg A. Thompson

Member, Thompson Construction

Thompson Isaac

Member, PCL Tours

Jess Williams 

Member, Norman Williams & Associates, Inc

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Chad Chancellor from Next Move Group interviews Jay Schwedler.

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Lee & Sumter, South Carolina 

Economic Development Alliance

TheLINK is a public-private economic development organization charged with facilitating the creation of jobs and the investment of capital in our region. 

Contact Information

10 E. Liberty St., Sumter, SC 29150

Toll Free: 800.888.7926

Phone: 803.418.0700


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