Camilla F. Hertwig
Strom Thurmond Institute
, works in the area of research and implementing of special projects focused on improving the workforce, education and building a better business climate in SC.
Ms. Hertwig has a background in education and small business entrepreneurship and has spent much of her professional life in the area of improving workforce development through building business and education opportunities.
Previously Mrs. Hertwig was the economic development liaison between the SC Department of Education, the SC Department of Commerce and the Governors office.
promoted developed and maintained a flow of information and data to the business leadership in SC.
developed projects and relationships with government agencies, chambers of commerce and business organizations for quality workforce and job creation; developed and coordinated a 22 million dollar federal grant; provided technical assistance to economic developers: and analyzed and made recommendations for policy and operations focused on economic development and workforce readiness.
he served as the Coordinator of Quality Management the Coordinator of Community Involvement with responsibility for developing a foundation and innovative programs that focused in workforce development.
In addition she served as the Director of Business Education Partnerships in Greenville, SC and was the education representative to recruit business and industry to Greenville, SC.
She has also been a small business owner since 1980.
Over the last 25 years she
has developed and owned several small businesses.
As a civic leader, she serves on the SC Workforce Investment Board, Palmetto Partners for Science and Technology, United Way Board of Directors of Greenville, SC, Community Impact Agenda Board of Greenville, Chairman of St. Francis Hospital Foundation, Chairman, MidAtlantic Affiliate, American Heart Association, National Advisory Committee of AHA, Chair of SC Advocacy AHA