Mark Williams Appointed to the Board of the Prestigious Site Selectors Guild

Feb 27, 2015

February 27, 2015 (Columbia, SC) – Mark Williams, President of Columbia South Carolina-based Strategic Development Group, Inc. and member of the Site Selectors Guild has been appointed to the organization’s board. The Guild’s membership is comprised of 36 of the world’s most respected site selection consultants. Williams has also been appointed as Treasurer of the Guild.

Strategic Development Group provides site selection and negotiation services designed to increase operational performance and produce significant cost savings to large corporations and their suppliers during the site selection process. Williams’ firm has completed highly successful site location projects with major U.S. and multi-national corporations based in Europe and Asia including Bridgestone, ASMO, Tupperware, JTEKT, and Commercial Metals Corporation.

Williams founded SDG in 1999 after serving as Chief Development Officer of the South Carolina Department of Commerce.  He graduated from the University of South Carolina and the University of Oklahoma Economic Development Institute. He has directed projects resulting in over $1.3 billion in capital investment that located in South Carolina over the last five years.

“I’m thrilled and honored to receive this appointment to the Guild’s Board” said Williams. “I look forward to working to continue to expand the positive reputation of the Guild among economic development professionals and global corporations seeking expert site selection counsel.”

About The Site Selectors Guild

The Site Selectors Guild, Inc. is the world’s largest association of business location experts whose members’ site selection projects represent more than $32 billion in annual capital expenditures and thousands of new jobs globally each year.

All members of The Site Selectors Guild have been nominated and approved by their industry peers. As the first and only group of its kind, the Site Selectors Guild brings together a dynamic network of site selectors from around the world, combining their talent and expertise to create an invaluable resource, unmatched in its quality, for both corporations seeking site selection assistance and economic development organizations.

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