For Immediate Release
October 30, 2017
Greenwood Hall establishing operations in Horry County
Educational Technology firm investing $1.4 million and will create 317 new jobs
MYRTLE BEACH, SC – Greenwood Hall, a California-based customer relationship management firm, with locations in Los Angeles, CA, Phoenix, AZ, and Bryan, TX, today announced plans to establish operations in Horry County. The company will hire approximately 317 employees, and make a capital investment of $1.4 million over the next five years.
Greenwood Hall provides contact management solutions for education institutions, major non-profit agencies, and consumer brands. They are known for their expertise, technology, systems, and training processes to cost effectively and professionally handle hundreds of thousands of inbound and outbound calls per month, scalable to handle millions of calls for special projects. Greenwood Hall’s services include enrollment management solutions, including lead generation/marketing, prospective student qualification, new student recruitment, and enrollment counseling services; retention counseling/coaching, as well as the reengagement of students dropped out of an institution; and student support solutions, such as help desk, career advising, student concierge, and financial aid advising services. Current customers include the South Carolina Technical College System, Florence-Darlington Technical College, Tri-County Technical College, Spartanburg Community College, The University of Alabama, Troy University, University of Mississippi, and Horry Georgetown Technical College.
To establish operations in Horry County, the company will lease existing space from Horry Georgetown Technical College. Greenwood Hall will hire customer service representatives, supervisory staff, support services, and management. Greenwood Hall is partnering with SC Works to hold a job fair on Tuesday, October 31st at SC Works from 9AM to 4PM. Interested candidates, including those wishing to attend the job fair, are asked pre-register by creating an account at www.scworks.org and applying to Job Order # 755341. SC Works is located at 200 Victory Lane, Conway, SC 29526.
“Seven years ago, I moved my previous company to South Carolina. It was a great experience and the cooperation between the State, County and City governments made the transition a pleasure. I now have the pleasure for expanding the operations of my new company, Greenwood Hall, in this great State. Once again, I have found the help and cooperation of the State and County economic development organizations to be extraordinary and very welcoming. We are looking forward to getting our new center up and operational to better serve our clients and our new community.” - Greenwood Hall President, Bill Bradfield
“Horry County is a great place to live and work and Greenwood Hall is proving that fact today! We are excited about adding Greenwood Hall to our community and are thrilled that they plan to hire over 300 Horry County residents over the next five years. This announcement is just another example of the success that is possible because of the strong partnerships we have across the County, including County Council, the MBREDC, our educational institutions, utilities, and our municipalities.” – Horry County Council Chairman, Mark Lazarus
“On behalf of the entire MBREDC Board, I would like to welcome Greenwood Hall to Horry County. We are excited that they have selected the greater Myrtle Beach area as their new home and look forward to having them become a strong member of our business community.” – MBREDC Chairman, Neyle Wilson
“It is a pleasure to welcome Greenwood Hall to Horry County. We are excited to be the new home of a company that is seeing tremendous growth in the southeast and particularly throughout South Carolina. We thank Bill and his entire team for investing in our community and we look forward to a long-term, successful partnership.” – MBREDC President & CEO, Josh Kay
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About Greenwood Hall
Greenwood Hall is a publicly traded educational technology company that provides cloud-based people and technology-enabled solutions designed to help post-secondary institutions better manage the student lifecycle. Greenwood Hall is headquartered in Los Angeles, California and operates student service center facilities in Phoenix, Arizona as well as Bryan, Texas. For more information, visit www.greenwoodhall.com.
The MBREDC is a public‐private partnership that works closely with new and existing industry, site selectors and economic development professionals to promote economic growth in Horry County. Since January of 2012, the EDC has announced over 1,500 new jobs including announcements in advanced manufacturing, aerospace, forest products, health-care, and technology-related businesses. For more information, visit www.mbredc.org.
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