Director of Innovation
South Carolina Dept. of CommerceAmy Love is the South Carolina Department of Commerce Innovation Director, formerly Marketing and Communications Director. Prior to Commerce, Amy was part of the startup team and the deputy executive director of New Carolina - South Carolina's Council on Competitiveness. She worked in corporate communications for German telecommunications company Deutsche Telekom in Europe. During graduate school, Amy developed and ran the public information program for USDA Rural Development in South Carolina. She has a master’s in Public Relations from the University of South Carolina and a Bachelor of Arts in English from Furman University. She is a Leadership South Carolina (LSC) Class of 2007 graduate and served on the LSC Board of Trustees. In 2014 she received the SCRA Knowledge Economist Award. Amy is a Fellow of the seventh class of the Liberty Fellowship, part of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.