An Annual Upstate Young Professional Conference

    2021 Pique | September 27, 2021

    Thank you registering for Pique. What an amazing presentation by Sallie Holder! If you did not have a chance to attend, watch a recording of the event here. Even if you did attend, feel free to share the recording with colleagues, friends, and family so they may also have access to tools to create their greatest potential career.

    For more information about Sallie and to purchase her book, “Hitting Rock Middle,” visit The BRIMM. To access Sallie and her tools to help you break out of rock middle, go to The BRIMMs new Growth Portal and use promo code BRIMM50 to get 50% off your first month. The Growth Portal is a comprehensive business database with all the resources you need to grow (think worksheets, training videos & workbooks galore), and it also includes coaching calls to keep you on track toward your goals.

    We look forward to seeing you next year for the full Pique experience with another fantastic keynote, lots of networking, and many chances to spend time with leaders in the Upstate!


    Monday, September 27 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. 

    We are rethinking the way we host Pique this year and are very excited to announce that we will livestream Pique keynote speaker, Sallie Holder with real time Q & A from the Pique Advisory Committee and you, young professionals in the Upstate! 

    Sallie Holder, author of “Hitting Rock Middle: When Success Doesn’t Feel Like Success,” is an energetic and dynamic speaker who leaves her audience feeling motivated to take action. Her presentations are filled with tactical tools that can immediately be incorporated into your life to produce results.  

    Pique Planning Committee

    Sarah Butler, Johnson College of Business & Economics at USC Upstate

    Evan Carr, EC Media

    Natalie Jones, Anderson County Chamber of Commerce

    Jessica  Miserendino (co-chair), AFL

    Alex Moore, United Way of the Piedmont

    Christopher Nicholas, Ethan Rivers

    Britton  Rodgers, United Way of Anderson County

    Reah Smith, Lake Keowee Real Estate

    Jason Weidman (co-chair), ScanSource

    Presenting Sponsor

    Executive Networking Roundtable Sponsor

    Workshop Sponsors

    Leadership Maker Sponsors

    Sustainable Sponsors

    Partner Young Professional Groups