ECS Southeast Announces New Director of Business Development

ECS is pleased to announce Charlton L. “Chuck” Whipple, MSED, MEDP, SCCED, has joined ECS as Vice President and Director of Business Development based in Columbia, SC. Chuck brings 43 years of experience to ECS where he has expertise in economic development and finance. In that time, he has worked in industries such as banking, academia, local government and the private sector.

As Director of Business Development, Chuck will be responsible for developing and generating relationships that will allow ECS to continue its growth trajectory. He will further develop and diversify market opportunities consistent with strategic initiatives by performing marketplace research and analyses. Chuck will also lead and mentor business development team members and engineers in client relations and business development practices.

Chuck has this to say about his new role with ECS, “I am excited about the opportunity provided by ECS to foster economic development across the states that we serve.”

Originally from Miami, FL, Chuck attained his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from South Carolina State University before attending The University of Southern Mississippi where he earned a Master of Science in Economic Development.