Entrepreneur Minute – Elliot Smalley, Palmetto Excel Center

April 11, 2024

The Who’s on the Move, Entrepreneur Minute is an interview in support of the undeniable impact that entrepreneurs have on our communities. We will be highlighting 20 entrepreneurs in each of our markets (Columbia, Greenville and Charleston) with a short video as well as a full audio version of the conversation on our WhosOnTheMove SC podcast. You will see a diverse group of entrepreneurs and we will be exploring the theme of overcoming obstacles.

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Elliot Smalley, Senior Director, Palmetto Excel Center

The Excel Center is a tuition-free, in person public charter high school for adults. It’s designed to remove barriers to education, meet the needs of adults, and empower individuals to achieve their goals, and it helps students get ready for life after high school. Students can earn college credits and industry-recognized certifications – all at no cost.

Elliot is a former superintendent, chief of staff, and deputy superintendent with proven results for students of color and those who experience poverty. He is a Broad Academy Fellow, Broad Resident, and an Aspen-Pahara Fellow.

Below is our full, and separate conversation with Elliot Smalley. You can also listen to interview on Apple and Spotify. Just search for the WhosOnTheMove SC podcast and please consider subscribing.