Young professional seeks at-large seat for Greenville SC City Council
Online PR News – 10-April-2013 – GREENVILLE, SC – On April 1, 2013, Matt Foster attended the Greenville County Republican Party Executive Committee meeting at the TD Convention Center and announced his selection to run for the at-large seat on Greenville’s City Council. The election will be held on November 5, 2013.
Matt Foster takes a pro-business stance and has a vision for tomorrow’s Greenville. Foster wants to explore issues such as city traffic and the present housing shortage, support efforts of Greenville’s Public Safety department, create more locally-grown jobs, and tackle the food truck issue with creative and innovative tactics. He also has a passion for pedestrian and cyclist safety – a growing concern of some Greenville residents.
Matt Foster currently serves as a Business Development Manager for M33 Integrated Solutions. At M33 Integrated Solutions, Matt has been called a forward-thinking leader, providing technology tools and business intelligence to his clients. Previously, Foster gained management and entrepreneurship experience from several start-up ventures. This is where he found his passion for small business and economic development.
Throughout his career, Matt Foster has been a believer in community involvement and participation. He is active in many social and service organizations in the Upstate area. He currently sits on the Board of Governors at the Commerce Club and is Chairman of their Young Executive Board. He is an active member and volunteer with Rotoract, Toastmasters, PULSE, and SimpsonvilleLAUNCH.
Matt Foster is a graduate of the College of Charleston, with a Bachelor of Science in International Business and minor in Spanish. He also earned a Master of Business Administration from Clemson University, with an emphasis in Entrepreneurship.
Foster states, “I believe in supporting our local businesses and economy. We can show the world that our city is the best place to live, work, and play. I see the ever-growing potential of Greenville and I am excited about having an active role in that journey. I look forward to serving my community, listening to new ideas, and fully utilizing social media to stay connected.”