Inclusion Awards

Each year, the Chamber celebrates the accomplishments of minority- and women-owned business, and those advancing Spartanburg's inclusive business environment.

Minority Business Advocate of the Year

Awarded to an individual who has fulfilled a commitment to support minority business.

2016: Carl Wright, City of Spartanburg
2015: Kathy Jackson, Milliken


Minority/Women-Owned Business Person of the Year

Awarded to a minority or female individual who owns and operates, or bears principal responsibility for a business.

2016: Molly Chappell-McPhail, BirthMatters
2015: Liberty Canzater, The Butterfly Foundation

Rising Star Award

Awarded to an outstanding high school student and participant of Junior Leadership Spartanburg.

2016: Loren Allison, Dorman High School Class of 2017

kathy jackson, liberty canzater, loren allison, milliken, minority business advocate of the year, birthmatters, minority/women-owned business person of the year, carl wright, molly chappell-mcphail, city of spartanburg, rising star award, dorman high school, the butterfly foundation, inclusion awards, junior leadership spartanburg

What Our Members are Saying

Chamber Visionary Investors

Back to top