FLORENCE, S.C. – C. Gregory “Gregg” Robinson’s job as chief executive officer of the Florence County Economic Development Partnership involves recruiting new business and industry to Florence County.
The Florence County Economic Development Partnership is the lead agency in economic development for Florence County, he said. It is governed by a 34-member board of directors with the purpose of recruiting industry. There is a public and private sector. Receiving funding from the county in the private sector is Florence County Progress.
As a South Carolina certified economic developer, Robinson said, it is his job to lead industrial recruitment for the county.
Robinson, who has been on the job about two months, said the support for economic development in this county has been “very refreshing.” There is an eagerness for it.