Central District Luncheon - Registration Now Open!
Tate Zeigler, Government Relations Manager at the SC Ports Authority to Give Keynote Address
When: Monday, December 6, 2021 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Where: DoubleTree by Hilton - 2100 Bush River Rd. Columbia, SC 29210
Join us for our Central District Luncheon on Monday, December 6 from 11:30 am - 1:30 pm, in Columbia, SC. Tate Zeigler, Government Relations Manager with the SC Ports Authority, will go over the changes taking place at the Port, Supply Chain issues, and projects at the Port of note for CAGC members.
Tate joined the Port in December 2014 as Government Relations Manager, representing the state's public port system with the South Carolina General Assembly, the state's Congressional Delegation, and local government entities.
Prior to joining the Port, Tate worked for United States Senator Lindsey Graham, as Campaign Spokesman and Digital Director for Graham's 2014 re-election campaign in Columbia. He also spent three years in Graham's official office in Washington, D.C., including a role as Deputy Communications Director.
Tate serves on the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce Infrastructure Visioning Task Force and Business Advocacy Committee, as well as the Charleston Regional Development Alliance Economic Scorecard Task Force.
A native of Greenville, South Carolina, Tate attended Furman University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science.
SC Ports Authority
South Carolina Ports Authority promotes, develops and facilitates waterborne commerce to meet the current and future needs of its customers, and for the economic benefit of the citizens and businesses of South Carolina.
SC Ports owns and operates the Port of Charleston, Port of Georgetown, Inland Port Greer and Inland Port Dillon. As a top 10 U.S. container port, SC Ports is known for efficiently run terminals, ample capacity, reliable service and customer-centric operations.
SC Ports opened Phase One of the Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal in March. Leatherman Terminal is the first greenfield container terminal to open in the country since 2009, adding more capacity and big-ship capabilities to the Port of Charleston. SC Ports is also on track to have the deepest harbor on the East Coast at 52 feet in 2022.
SC Ports ensures the efficient movement of cargo between South Carolina and global markets, serving as a vital economic engine for the Southeast. Port operations create 1 in 10 S.C. jobs and generate a $63.4 billion economic impact on South Carolina each year.
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