Verizon Wireless expanding Greenville County operation
Company investing $3.5 million and creating 260 new jobs in City of Mauldin
COLUMBIA, S.C. – February 16, 2017 – Verizon Wireless, the nation’s largest provider of telecommunications products and services, is expanding its existing operations in Greenville County. To accommodate its continued growth, the company is investing $3.5 million and creating 260 new jobs.
Employing a diverse workforce of more than 160,000 and headquartered in New York, Verizon Wireless and its industry-leading network provide a variety of products and services to consumers and businesses nationwide. In addition to its wireless services, Verizon Wireless offers a premiere, all-fiber network, which helps the company deliver integrated solutions to millions of consumers and businesses around the world.
Located at 700 Brookfield Parkway in the city of Mauldin, Verizon Wireless plans to consolidate services in its customer service and telesales divisions at its existing Greenville County operations. Hiring for the new positions is projected to begin immediately, and interested applicants should visit the company’s careers page online for more information.
The Coordinating Council for Economic Development has approved job development credits related to this project.
“With access to an outstanding workforce and an ‘open for business’ policy by state and local officials, we are truly looking forward to expanding our presence in Greenville. As we work to streamline our national operations and improve the total customer experience, our center in Greenville has a proven track record of providing outstanding results and delivers great service to our customers nationwide.” –Verizon Wireless Customer Care Senior Vice President Christine Baron
“Today, we congratulate Verizon Wireless on the announcement of its latest South Carolina expansion. By creating 260 new jobs in Greenville County, Verizon Wireless is making a real commitment to the community and to our state as a whole, and we are excited for the continued success we know this partnership will bring.” –Gov. Henry McMaster
“It’s wonderful to see such a world-renowned company like Verizon Wireless not just locate in South Carolina, but grow and thrive as well. This expansion announcement is a tremendous win for Greenville County, and it shows the world that South Carolina continues to be ‘Just right’ for business.” –Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt
“The City of Mauldin is always pleased to see the expansion of yet another existing business within our city. Verizon has been a great business partner in Mauldin for many years and their expansion showcases the strong business opportunities they have created. Their expansion exhibits another great example of the health of our business community and why it makes sense to set up shop or expand operations in our great City. Congratulations team Verizon and the City of Mauldin wishes you much continued success.” -City of Mauldin Mayor Dennis Raines
“Verizon is a world-class leader in wireless technology as well as broadband and fiber. The Mauldin community has called them a good neighbor for over 14 years, and we congratulate their continued growth and appreciate their dedication to our community.” -Greenville County Council Chairman H.G. (Butch) Kirven Jr.
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The Greenville Area Development Corporation is a non-profit organization established by Greenville County Council to promote and enhance the economic growth and development of Greenville County. Since its founding in 2001, GADC efforts have resulted in the creation of more than 18,500 new jobs and more than $3 billion in capital investment in Greenville County, SC. To learn more, visit www.goGADC.com or call (864) 235-2008.
Greenville Area Development Corporation