February 10, 2017

James R. Pagett, Jr., President of Palmstar Real Estate Investments, was elected to serve on the South Carolina Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s (SCHCC) Board of Directors, for 2017/2018, on January 31, 2017. 

Founded in 2007, the SCHCC promotes the economic growth of Hispanic-owned businesses, in South Carolina, by providing educational & networking opportunities to its members to enhance their business skills and contacts; by bringing more awareness to the positive impact Hispanic-owned businesses have on the South Carolina economy; by strategically connecting its membership with the banking community to improve access to capital; and by meeting with local, state & federal elected officials to discuss policy issues that affect Hispanic-owned businesses in South Carolina.

“We are excited to have Jim on board,” said Evelyn Lugo, CEO of the South Carolina Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, “and we look forward to working with him as we continue to serve South Carolina’s rapidly growing Hispanic business community. His expertise, statewide network and passion to help others succeed will be invaluable to helping us achieve our mission.”

Pagett, a 1992 graduate of the University of South Carolina, earned an MBA in 2009 from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He served as Carolinas State Director for the International Council of Shopping Centers from 2007-2009.

For more information, please contact Evelyn Lugo at 864.643.7261.

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