James Bateman is the new business development manager at Greenwood economic development firm Partnership Alliance.
(Chris Trainor | Index-Journal)
James Bateman is the new business development manager at Greenwood economic development firm Partnership Alliance. (Chris Trainor | Index-Journal)
In the past year, officials with Greenwood County and Partnership Alliance have seen positive signs in the realm of economic development.
James Bateman is hoping to help keep that positive momentum going.
Partnership Alliance hired Bateman as its new business development manager. Bateman, a University of South Carolina graduate, officially began work with the Partnership on Monday.


He is a former assistant manager for small business development with the South Carolina Department of Commerce.
Bateman, 27, is taking the position previously occupied by Catalina Valencia, who left the Partnership in October 2013 after accepting a consulting position with a firm in the Greenville area.

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