Workforce Development Board

An equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. TTY: 711

About the Board

The Greenville County Workforce Development Board (WDB) is appointed by the chief elected official in accordance with state criteria and is certified by the governor every two years. A majority of board members must represent diverse businesses in the Greenville area and hold positions as owners, chief executive officers, chief operating officers or have optimum policymaking or hiring authority.


The Greenville County WDB provides direction and leadership for the SC Works Greenville system. The WDB brings various partners together to provide services for the SC Works Greenville system as well as expertise to meet the requirements of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and the needs of Greenville County citizens. Since employers along with their employees are customers of the SC Works Greenville system, they have the leadership role in shaping the WDB’s role and direction.

Meet our Amazing Board Officers.

The Greenville County Workforce Development Board (WDB) is appointed by the chief elected official in accordance with state criteria and is certified by the governor every two years. A majority of board members must represent diverse businesses in the Greenville area and hold positions as owners, chief executive officers, chief operating officers or have optimum policymaking or hiring authority.

Robyn Knox, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

GCWDB Chair

Robyn Knox is the President and Founder of The HR Business Connect, LLC, an HR consulting , coaching, and leadership development firm located in the Upstate of South Carolina. Robyn is a Clemson University graduate, having earned a Bachelor’s degree in Management and a Master’s degree in Human Resource Development.

Larry Pitts

GCWDB Vice Chair

Larry is the Director of Human Resource at Bon Secours St. Francis Health System. On September 1, 2018 Bon Secours Health System and Mercy Health combined to become the United States’ fifth largest Catholic health care ministry and one of the nation’s 20 largest health care systems.

2021 WDB Meeting Calendar

The Greenville County Workforce Development Board (WDB) holds regular meetings, which are open to the public.


  • Wednesday, January 13th
  • Wednesday, March 10th
  • Wednesday, May 12th
  • Wednesday, July 14th
  • Wednesday, September 8th
  • Wednesday, November 10th

The WDB meetings begin at 11:30 a.m. and are currently held virtually via ZOOM until further notice. For further details regarding the WDB meetings or to confirm the date and location of an upcoming WDB meeting, please email us at: wioainfo@greenvillecounty.org

To view the 2021 calendar of WDB Subcommittee meetings: Executive Committee, Youth Committee, Committee on Services to Individuals with Disabilities, and SC Works Greenville Committee, please click here: Full Meeting Calendar

To view the meeting packages or minutes from the WDB or committee meetings, please click here: WIOA Meeting Packages


WDB Vision

Stakeholders will recognize the Greenville County Workforce Development System as a “best practice” system for consistently meeting or exceeding performance standards and delivery of superior results.

WDB Mission

To create and oversee public policy that drives a challenging workforce development environment and rewards customers by focusing on career development and full employment – as a foundation for continued economic and social growth that benefits the whole community.

WDB Target

Meet or exceed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act’s (WIOA’s) performance measures.

Guiding Principles

  • One Message
  • Accountability based on Clear Expectations
  • Documentation and Consistency of policies and procedures
  • Quality and Continuous Improvement
  • Diversity
  • Open and Constructive Dialogue

To view the Greenville County Workforce Development By-Laws, please click here.

To view the Greenville County Workforce Development Strategic Plan (2017-2020), please click here.

To view the Greenville County Workforce Development Local Plan (2016-2020), please click here.

To view the Greenville County Workforce Development Local Plan (2020-2023), please click here.

To view the Greenville County Workforce Development Regional Plan (2020-2023), please click here.

To view the Greenville County Workforce Development Policy Directive, please click here.

An equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. TTY: 711

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The Greenville County Workforce Development Board provides direction and leadership for the SC Works Greenville system.