Brian Tucker is the Director of Economic Development for Georgetown County. In his role Brian focuses on several areas to boost the economy of the fast-growing coastal county of about 63,000 located midway between Myrtle Beach and Charleston.
He works with existing industries to fulfill their needs for infrastructure, transportation and workers to make them more profitable. He develops industrial parks and buildings for prospective companies and works to recruit companies to the county.
One new economic development initiative is working with an internet provider to bring broadband internet to rural areas of Georgetown County. That will help spur development and becomes increasingly important for online education in a world dealing with a pandemic.
Brian, a native of Lancaster, is a graduate of Clemson University with a degree in financial management. He previously as the president of the Georgetown County Chamber of Commerce and worked for the chamber in North Augusta, South Carolina. He also worked for Security Federal Bank. Brian serves on several local committees and non-profit boards in the Georgetown area.