“Surprising to most, the defense industry actually has a higher economic impact in South Carolina than tourism,” said Josh Hatter, President, CDCA
"Acquisition and technology innovation continues to drive IT modernization. From the federal headquarters to the front lines, there is an opportunity for everyone to join the conversation, share best practices and shape the future with creative solutions,” wrote Heather Walker, Vice President, CDCA
“Most don’t realize the extent to which the technology, government and defense communities are growing within Charleston and its surrounding areas. These leading industries, particularly those related to defense, are the core to the growing attractiveness of Charleston beyond just weekend tourists,” wrote Josh Hatter, President, CDCA.
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“STEM are huge areas of need for recruitment. The CDCA has contributed 81 internships over the last 11 years to grow that talent locally here. In fact, one of our interns from 2006 is now on our board of directors,” shared Josh Hatter, President, CDCA.