Staff Directory

Executive

Allen Smith, IOM, CCE

President and CEO
864-594-5000


John B. Kimbrell

Executive Vice President
864-594-5023


Shauna Axelrod

Executive Assistant
864-594-5011


Finance and Administration

Mary Kathryn Snead

Director of Finance and Operations
864-594-5030


Hope Howard

Information Specialist
864-594-5000


Marketing and Communications

Will Rothschild

Vice President Strategic Communications
864-347-6080


Brooke Robertson

Director of Marketing
864-594-5016


Membership Development

Megan Collins

Membership and Events Coordinator
864-594-3419


Suzanne Beam

Membership Development Specialist
864-594-5024


Programs and Events

Naomi Sargent

Director of College Town & Quality of Place
864-594-5020


Cindy Teaster

Director of Programs & Events and Leadership Spartanburg
864-594-5022


OneSpartanburg

Meagan Rethmeier

Executive Vice President OneSpartanburg
864-594-5062


Jalitha Moore

Strategic Implementation Coordinator
864-594-5061


Downtown Development Partnership

Jansen Tidmore

Executive Vice President
864-594-5053


Economic Futures Group

Carter Smith

Executive Vice President
864-594-5042


Kyle A. Sox

Director of Business Development
864-594-5043


Doug Gregory

Director of Administration and Research
864-594-5041


Betsy Neely Sikma

Director of Entrepreneurial and Small Business Development
864-594-5040


Dwayne Hatchett

Director of Existing Industry
864-594-5012


Spartanburg Convention & Visitors Bureau

Chris Jennings

Executive Vice President
864-594-6767


Kristyn Hawkins

Sports Tourism Sales Director
864-594-5050


Patricia Byrd

Sales Manager
864-594-5051


Angela Fahey

Visitor Services Coordinator
864-594-5014


What Our Members are Saying

“Spartanburg allows young, ambitious people to make an impact”
Martin Huff
Development Manager
Johnson Development Associates
“Spartanburg’s warmth and charm is attractive to small business owners like me.”
Pontheolla Mack Abernathy
Clevedale Historic Inn & Gardens

Featured Members

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