The South Carolina Business Review Each weekday host Mike Switzer and his guests provide listeners with business, economic, and community news that is important to South Carolina.
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Does Your Business Have the Write Stuff?

It may surprise you to hear this, but our next guest says that it is not uncommon for a company to not have any written documentation describing how their business actually works: who does what, what does what, what connects to what, and on and on. That's not you, is it? Mike Switzer interviews Kasie Whitener, president and founder of Clemson Road Consulting in Columbia, SC.

Active vs. Passive Investing

The question of whether an actively-managed portfolio can outperform an index-based or passively-managed portfolio is an age-old debate. And while the use of passive investment strategies have grown significantly over the past 10 years, our next guest says that the death of active investment management is greatly exaggerated. Mike Switzer interviews Robert Taylor, a chartered financial analyst with BB&T Wealth in Greenville, SC.

Award-Winning Businesses From Around the South Celebrating in SC

Each year, a national magazine based in our state, hosts a "Made in the South" awards program that recognizes artisans, inventors, and entrepreneurs from around our region. And at the end of the year, the winners all come to our state to show off their wares and celebrate. Mike Switzer interviews Jessica Derrick, with Garden and Gun magazine in Charleston, SC, hosts of their 2017 Jubilee , Dec. 1-3, 2017.

Aerospace Industry Expanding in Upstate

Our next guest has appeared on our show a few times over the last decade because he continues to make his presence known in our state's aerospace industry, well before Boeing came to South Carolina. He has been busy buying, selling and growing companies since 1997 and his latest move is into the global air cargo industry. Mike Switzer interviews Steve Townes, CEO and founder of Ranger Aerospace in Greenville, SC, and his newest job title: chair of the board at ACL Airshop .

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

A weekly update of the entrepreneurial activity in South Carolina. Mike Switzer interviews John Warner is co-founder of Concepts to Companies and founder of the Swampfox Facebook page, based in Greenville, S.C.

Midlands Company Celebrates $300 Million Order

As telecom companies continue to fight harder for more customers, they are aggressively upgrading their infrastructure. And this is benefiting not only the cell phone users in our state but our manufacturing industry, as well. Our next guest's company in the Midlands of South Carolina, for example, recently inked a $300 million optical cable contract from Verizon. Mike Switzer interviews Hakan Ozmen, president and CEO of Prysmian Group North America in Lexington, SC.

Telehealth Industry Marketing to Senior Citizens

A few years ago, our next guest's company entered the fast-growing telehealth industry. They have now decided to add that same technology to the fast-growing senior citizen home health care market. How are new technologies and services like these faring in the face of today's many healthcare uncertainties? Mike Switzer interviews Chris Cole, president of eDocHome in Greenville, SC.

Medicare Basics

Approximately 10,000 Americans turn 65 years old everyday. Or as one of our listeners wrote us recently "65 years young"! This listener also pointed out that an important resource for those attaining that age is the National Medicare Handbook which, while providing over 130 pages of information, isn't easy to digest and remember all the benefits and rules. So we've invited our resident healthcare expert into the studio for some help. Mike Switzer interviews Lynn Bailey, a healthcare economist

Transitioning Out of Your Business

Eventually, an owner of a small business will close the business, pass it on to an heir, or sell the business. Our next guest says that no matter the type of transition, there are many blind spots that need to be navigated. Mike Switzer interviews John Barnes, a certified financial planner, and president and CEO of Pendleton Street Advisors in Columbia.

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

A weekly update of the entrepreneurial activity in South Carolina. Mike Switzer interviews John Warner is co-founder of Concepts to Companies and founder of the Swampfox Facebook page, based in Greenville, S.C.

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