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Annie Caggiano

Annie Caggiano

Director of Global Business Development

Annie Caggiano was promoted to Director of Global Business Development in April 2024. With nearly 20 years of economic development experience, Caggiano brings a knowledge base informed by utility, university, state and county perspectives. She has worked with companies from many industries, with an emphasis on automotive manufacturing and corporate headquarters, helping to recruit more than $2.1 billion and 10,000 jobs to the state.

In January 2023, Caggiano marked the start of her second tenure at S.C. Commerce when she rejoined the agency as a business recruitment manager. Prior to returning to the GBD team, Caggiano spent the previous three years in the Upstate of South Carolina serving as the president of the Oconee Economic Alliance, leading its industrial real estate product, and business recruitment and retention efforts, and as director of business recruitment for the Upstate SC Alliance.

Her other experience includes time at the Central SC Alliance, where she served as director of research; as senior project manager for Santee Cooper; as assistant director for Richland County; and as an S.C. Commerce project manager.