Commerce Connect is a monthly series, focused on business topics and trends. Program will begin at 6pm, arrive early for networking at 5:30pm.
March Panelists: Steve Bailey, CEO of Merus; Tim Justice, CEO of Rescom; Andy O’Mara, Owner of Sidewall Pizza, Rocket Surgery, Monkey Wrench
Members and non-Members are welcome to attend. Complimentary for Members; $5 for Guests. First drink included.
Reservations are required. Call the Club at 864.232.5600 to RSVP.
About Steve Bailey:
Steve Bailey is the co-founder of Merus Refreshment Services Inc. and currently serves as its CEO and Chairman. Merus is the largest privately held provider of office refreshment services in the Carolinas. In addition to his role with Merus, Mr. Bailey serves as Vice-Chairman for Small Business on the Greenville Chamber Board of Directors, and Chairman of the State Small Business Development Centers. In 2009 Mr. Bailey was honored as the “Small Business Person of the Year” for South Carolina by the U.S. Small Business Administration.
About Tim Justice:
Timothy R. (Tim) Justice is Chief Executive Officer of Rescom Construction, Greenville’s leading specialty contractor for commercial renovations and tenant upfits. Tim and co-owner Joe McLaughlin established the company in 1989.
Since the mid 90’s Tim has been heavily involved in the community and civic activities, locally, regionally and nationally. After years of service to the Greenville Chamber of Commerce as a Director he served as the 2009 Chairman of the Board. In addition, Tim has served on the National Board of the Homebuilders Association, on its State Board as District Vice President, and locally in all major posts, including President in 1997. He has also served on the Board of Directors of the Greater Greenville Association of Realtors, Junior Achievement, University of South Carolina Upstate Foundation, Clemson University’s Small Business Development Center’s Advisory Committee and the Board of the Better Business Bureau culminating with Chairman in 1998. By gubernatorial appointment he served on the Board of the Greenville Memorial Auditorium (Bi-Lo Center). Similarly, by Presidential appointment, Mr. Justice served on the Board of the Selective Service System.
Tim currently sits on the Board of Directors for Greenville Area Development Corp., CommunityWorks Carolina, Homes of Hope, The United Way and VisitGreenville.
His company, Rescom, was named “2011 Small Business of the Year” by the Greenville Chamber of Commerce and was cited in 2007 as #6 in South Carolina’s “25 Fastest-Growing Companies.” “Greenville Magazine” has three times chosen Tim as one of the community’s “50 Most Influential Citizens.”
About Andy O’Mara:
Andy is the owner of Sidewall Pizza, Rocket Surgery and the highly anticipated Monkey Wrench.
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