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Site Tour: Greenville County Square

Thursday, October 20, 2022

03:30 PM - 06:30 PM

Greenville County Square

301 University Ridge, Greenville, SC 29601

(Members Only Event)

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CREW Upstate has the opportunity to tour the much anticipated County Square Redevelopment. Shannon Herman with Greenville County will give us an overview detailing project inception and goals as well as a look into governmental needs for an administration facility. Laurie Gregory with DPR will give us a tour of the site, offering a look into the construction process as well as final product.

There will be a happy hour immediately following the tour at The Eighth State Brewing Company just up the street (400 Augusta St, Greenville, SC 29601)!

*Since the project is still an active construction site, proper PPE is required. This consists of long pants, closed toe shoes, hard hats, safety glasses, safety gloves and high-visibility vests. Please bring any and all PPE that you have as other members may be in need. Please reach out to if you do not have the above mentioned items.

**Parking will be available in the County Square lot adjacent to the building. Carpooling is encouraged.

***We will all meet for a quick safety orientation in the DPR job trailer before we head out on site. Space is limited, so register today!

About the Speakers:

Laurie Gregory is a Senior Project Manager for DPR construction and is currently responsible for overseeing the construction of the Greenville County Administration Building project. Laurie holds a Bachelors in Architecture and Masters in Construction Science Management from Clemson. She has worked on a variety of notable construction projects throughout the Southeast, and is thrilled to be building this landmark building in her home town. She is active in the community, including leadership positions with CREW, the CSM Executive Advisory Board at Clemson, WCF, and Together Women Rise. She is passionate about diversity in the construction industry, serving as a mentor to Clemson Construction Women, as well as being the Chair of the IAB DEI committee there.

A History and Political Science major at Presbyterian College, Shannon Herman joined Greenville County in 2007, completed her Master’s in Public Administration at Clemson University in 2012, and has served as Assistant County Administrator for Strategic Operations since 2016. The Department of Strategic Operations’ mission is to support the community by providing excellent public service through strategic planning, emergency response and interagency coordination. As Assistant County Administrator, Shannon is responsible for the day-to-day operations of EMS, Emergency Management, GIS, all real estate development and all State appointed boards, including Voter’s Registration and Elections Commission, Veteran’s Affairs, Workforce Development, and the Human Relations Commission. She also serves as liaison to the county’s 33 fire districts and the criminal justice system. Shannon has worked as the County’s project manager for the $1 billion University Ridge development effort since its inception in 2015.

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