The Capital Corporation has been helping lower middle market companies achieve their financial objectives since 1991. With hundreds of closed transactions, The Capital Corporation is one of the most successful middle market investment banking firms in the country. It takes experience, commitment, and unwavering focus to achieve such results and that is what we bring to every deal.

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In 2021, companies will be judged using a weighted calculation based on year-over-year growth in three categories: revenue, earnings and employee headcount. This calculation will cover the annual periods from 2018 to 2020. These measurements portray positive change and true growth in any company without regard to industry and position everyone to earn a prestigious spot among SC 25 Fastest Growing Companies®. The Capital Corporation is proud to be the Presenter of this prestigious program honoring companies supporting South Carolina’s vitality and economic growth.

Dan Adams – President & CEO The Capital Corporation

The Capital Corporation
and presenting sponsor of
SC 25 Fastest Growing Companies®


In South Carolina’s three key business hubs, Greenville Business Magazine, Columbia Business Monthly, and Charleston Business Magazine focus on a unique vision of business today and in the future. Our mission is to inspire businesses to be forward thinking, innovative and creative. With engaging stories and commentaries that are informative as well as entertaining, we influence readers through print, web, events and video to be change advocates, problem solvers and thought leaders within the community.

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SC 25 Fastest Growing is a way for us to recognize and celebrate our state’s most dynamic businesses. We encourage all companies to participate. The publicity reflects positively not only for the winners, but on all businesses in the state.

Lori Coon – Publisher/COO
Integrated Media Publishing
and presenting partner of
South Carolina’s Fastest-Growing Companies

Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Travelers Rest, S.C., Quality Business Solutions, Inc. (QBS) offers a wide and comprehensive range of integrated PEO/ASO services, including payroll administration, unemployment management, insurance, benefit administration, human resources, workers’ compensation, and tax reporting, that can be tailored to meet each company’s individual needs. The company employs a team of experts familiar with the most innovative and advanced business processes and strategies in these areas, providing a cost-effective outsourced solution for non-core business functions. For more information, visit

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At QBS, we know that a high tide raises all ships. This award, the South Carolina 50 Fastest Growing Companies, was founded as a way to honor the state’s economic vitality and recognize organizations who are making bold moves within their industries. QBS is excited to be a part of this program that highlights the innovative and positive investments local leaders are making within their companies, their communities, and our state economy. As a previous honoree, QBS is thrilled to join as a partner sponsor in 2022.

David Evette, President

Quality Business Solutions
and presenting partner of
South Carolina’s Fastest-Growing Companies

“As PNC Bank marks one decade of doing business in South Carolina, we recognize and celebrate the companies that are driving the economic growth and entrepreneurship within our region and contributing the the state’s dynamic business landscape. As  an organization that is helping facilitate this growth, we are proud to recognize the innovation and success of these companies, which help make South Carolina a great place to work and live.”

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PNC Bank, National Association, is a member of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC). PNC is one of the largest diversified financial services institutions in the United States, organized around its customers and communities for strong relationships and local delivery of retail and business banking including a full range of lending products; specialized services for corporations and government entities, including corporate banking, real estate finance and asset-based lending; wealth management and asset management. For information about PNC, visit

Gary Daniels
Senior vice president and Commercial Banking group market manager for the Western Carolinas region

South Carolina Economic Impact Award

BMW Manufacturing produces the BMW X3, X4, X5, X6 and X7 Sports Activity Vehicles and Coupes (and their variants) to 140 global markets. More than 1,400 vehicles are built each day. The plant has a production capacity of 450,000 vehicles and employs more than 11,000.

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BMW believes strongly in the economic investment in South Carolina that thousands of companies have made from numerous industry clusters.  It is an honor for BMW to sponsor The SC Economic Impact Award and recognize a company that is contributing to the growth and sustainability of our great state.

Max Metcalf – Manager, Government & Community Relations BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC. and presenting sponsor of the South Carolina Economic Impact Award