This program encourages the recruitment of young women by publicly recognizing their achievements and efforts in the workplace.

2019 YOUNG CAREERIST, Greenwood & SC State

Tiffany Skelton

Tiffany Skelton is the Regional Recruitment Manager for Girl Scouts of South Carolina: Mountains to Midlands. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Religion from Presbyterian College. 'Her career goals currently changed and she is excited to see what the future holds. She originally thought she would be in sales for the next ten years, but transitioning into Recruitment with the Girl Scouts has really given her a new fulfillment she didn't know she needed. She plans on working closely with the Girl Scouts to help educate our community about their mission, bio;ding girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place. Along with working with the Girl Scouts of South Carolina, she is an entrepreneur. She has been an Independent Consultant with Rodan and Fields for the past two years. Her goal is to grow her personal business enough to help pay off her house early and build a solid financial base while her and her husband start a family.


This program recognizes a woman who has achieved outstanding success in her own career and has made significant contributions to civic, humanitarian or religious activities.

2018 CAREER WOMAN of the YEAR, Greenwood

Linda Williams

Linda has been a nationally board certified licensed massage therapist for 17 years. she currently has a office at Savannah Lakes Village recreation center and at her home in Greenwood. She home schooled her children 12 years and also taught health ministry classes through the Seventh-Day Adventist Church. She currently teaches classes in various locations in Greenwood community.

The Emerald City Wellness Sanctuary began as a vision of Linda Williams and her son Eric, an Army veteran of operation Iraqi Freedom. Eric lived with PTSD for 5 years until his death January 23, 2008 with pulmonary edema. working in the family garden and receiving bodywork (acupuncture, massage, chiropractics, Reli and nutritional therapy helped eric and his friends cope with the aftermath of war. ECWS was established as a 501C(3) in the fall of 2014 and governed by a board of directors.

As a veteran works in the garden, they will earn credits that can be redeemed for bodywork or classes. Bodywork therapy and wellness classes will also be open to the public.

Soldiers fought for our freedom and now they are fighting for their own freedom...from PTSD.

Linda Williams saw a need in our community and is meeting a great need for veterans and those with PTSD. Her plans are to continue to develop and build Emerald City Wellness Sanctuary.



This program is to honor a successful business woman who has distinguished herself in her career, community services and serves as an outstanding role model for young women.


Carolyn Kelly

Carolyn Kelly retired from a long career with Piedmont Technical College that began in 1980 in 2013. She is a Leadership Greenwood Graduate and has served as President of SCTEA and Secretary of SCAGPO. She keeps current with computer skills, leadership and management skills and personal development. She keeps current with political development and civic responsibilities in the community. She's supportive of all women organizations that provide leadership and management skills through networking with all ages in the work force. Carolyn has been an example and role model of a Business and Professional Woman. She helped develop BPWSC Legacy  Award and many other doctrines we now use. Her goal is to let all women know they are important and vital to the economy, community, and workplace.