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The Economic Development Alliance of Pickens County (Alliance Pickens) is empowered by, and works closely with, the government of Pickens County. Alliance Pickens is a public/private economic development organization whose primary mission is to attract, retain and increase the number of jobs and increase the tax base in Pickens County.South Carolina.USA.

Founded in 1995, Alliance Pickens has a board of 17 members who provide a supportive role to the Pickens County government. The Pickens County government oversees economic development in Pickens County.

Alliance Pickens strives to help generate new jobs and capital investment, as well as promote its existing industry for long-term success.

If you would like more information, please contact our office.


The Economic Development Advisory Board meeting schedule for 2024 is:

  • Tuesday, March 5 | 8:00am, Alliance Pickens Office

*The schedule is subject to change.*

  • Thursday, March 2 | 3:30pm, Alliance Pickens Office
  • Tuesday, June 6 | 8:00am, Alliance Pickens Office
  • Tuesday, August 15 | 8:00am, Alliance Pickens Office
  • Tuesday, December 5 | 8:00am, Alliance Pickens Office


Pickens County.South Carolina.USA is positioned to respond to the needs of any business and industry. Please do not hesitate to contact a member of our staff so we may provide the information about your expansion or relation project needs.

Alliance Pickens is conveniently located within the Pickens County Commerce Park at 1390 Smith Grove Road in Liberty, SC.

Alliance Pickens Staff

At Alliance Pickens, our staff is focused on ensuring your existing, expanding or relocating company has the information and tools you need to be successful.  If our office can be of assistance, or if you would like more information, please contact us directly.

Ray Farley II

Ray Farley II, CEcD
Executive Director
Phone: 864.898.2450

Brittany Chapman
Small Business Liaison Manager
Phone: 864.898.2451

Jeromy Arnett

Jeromy Arnett, MSN
Existing Industry & Workforce Development Manager
Phone: 864.397.2618

Emily Brazinski
Research and Administrative Manager
Phone: 864.898.2452

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