Growth Summit Basecamp 2024
The Future of Work: HR for Innovators

5.16.2024 | Harbor Entrepreneur Center

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This year, the Summit is going bigger than ever, taking on Columbia and Charleston for a Growth Summit that expands outside of the Midlands. HR will take center stage at this year’s Basecamp, making it the perfect pairing for DisruptHR, taking place the previous day on Wednesday, May 15. Come explore strategies for growing a business through innovative human resources processes and mingle with local, like-minded entrepreneurs.

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What Others Say

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“Truly a don’t-miss event.” – John Brandon Gethers, CEO, Diamond Standard Capital

“It was great to see so many entrepreneurial-minded people come together with a commitment to helping one another…it was really inspiring.” – Christian Brown, Accountant III at Companion Data Services

“I loved seeing so many entrepreneurs from every specialty imaginable.” – Valerie Barrineau, Social Media & Marketing Expert at Hawley Digital

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Attracting and managing talent


Employer branding


Including the innovators below and more to come!

Susan Lamotte

Susan LaMotte got her first W-2 at age 14 and hasn’t stopped working or thinking about the way people work ever since. She is the Founder and CEO of exaqueo (ex-ack-we-o), a premier employer brand consulting firm, named as one of the Inc. 5000 fastest-growing and most successful private companies for the second consecutive year in 2023. A pioneer in employer brand and a 25-year human resources veteran, Susan has consulted on employer brand, recruiting, and talent strategy around the world for brands including Google, Zillow, CBRE, Princeton University, T-Mobile, Baxter, Lyft, Universal, Fannie Mae, CVS Health and many more. She has an MBA in Human Resources and Marketing from Vanderbilt University, an MA in Human Resource Development from George Washington University, and a BA in Communications and Public Relations from Virginia Tech. Susan resides in Charleston, South Carolina with her husband and two children. She is passionate about being a working mom and a female founder.

Dr. Troy Hall and Ben-Jamin Toy

Dr. Troy Hall

Recognized as one of the Top 20 Business Leaders by Valiant CEO Magazine, a Brainz Global 500 Award recipient, and featured on The Today Show, ABC, the Global BV-TV Network, Beyond the Business Radio Show, and CEO World, Dr. Troy Hall is an award-winning talent retention consultant, international speaker and author of multiple bestselling books.

Dr. Troy is distinguished as an International Development Educator and recipient of the South Carolina State House Resolution for his Global Leadership Exchange program, an international mentoring program.

As the founder of Cohesion Culture™, Dr. Troy has dedicated his career to establishing a cycle of culture wellness in the corporate and professional sphere. His consulting and executive coaching engagements are built on the strategic framework of Cohesion Culture™, making the concepts of belonging, value, and shared commitment easy for organizations to adopt and implement.

Ben-Jamin Toy

Ben-Jamin (pronounced Ben Jammin’) Toy is a passionate, faith-driven, generous life-loving man. He loves life. Daily Ben strives to be a better husband and human. His mission is to be a passionate leader who avidly embraces deliberate actions to grow and harvest the best, abundant fruit in himself and others. Professionally, Ben-Jamin works with elite clients spanning the globe, from well-known fortune 500 companies to special ops forces representing five countries. He is the founder of On Purpose Adventures and co-founder of Cohesion Culture.

Christina lock

Christina is an entrepreneur, leader, human resources executive, and public speaker with a proven track record of building companies and talent attraction expertise. As CEO of Catch Talent, Christina leads the delivery of technical recruiting services to growing technology, creative, and government contracting companies. Prior to launching Catch, she was a founding member and Vice President of HR and Recruiting at SPARC, where her team hired over 300 Team Members in less than five years. Christina has also held leadership, recruiting, and business development positions at ARAMARK and Aerotek. Christina serves on the boards of the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce, Charleston Women in Tech, Charleston Southern University JRS Coding School, and has spoken at SHRM, DIG South, Pecha Kucha, and the College of Charleston. She mentors fellow entrepreneurs, Mompreneurs and professionals through the Harbor Entrepreneur Center, Women in Tech, and Women’s Entrepreneur Group of Charleston. 

Caroline Moluf

Caroline is a dynamic force in the entrepreneurial realm, dedicated to empowering business owners to realize their full potential. With a background as the Co-Founder of the entrepreneurial startup division at The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) and later serving as the COO of The Skin Clique, the nation’s first in-home concierge medical aesthetics practice, Caroline loves taking a business from start-up to scale.

During her tenure at The Skin Clique, Caroline spearheaded its expansion into a nationwide presence within just three years. Harnessing the power of “Traction” by Gino Wickman, she adeptly implemented the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS), guiding the business from chaos to clarity. It was here that Caroline discovered her passion for EOS.

Following the introduction of a private equity partner, Caroline embarked on a new chapter, fully committing herself to a greater calling to share EOS with the world as a Professional EOS Implementer. Caroline has helped numerous entrepreneurs throughout the southeast to successfully implement EOS. This powerful framework, embraced by over 257,000 companies worldwide, empowers businesses to streamline operations, clarify their vision, and achieve unparalleled success. Caroline is a founding member of “The Helm Collective,” a community for executive mothers who are the helm of their business and their family and has recently launched a community for female entrepreneurs to discuss the ups and downs of owning a business called “Lady Business.” Caroline’s husband, Trey, runs a family plumbing supply business, Moluf’s Supply and they have two wild and amazing children, George (4) and Ellie (2).

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Startups. Growth-stage Companies. Innovators.

If you’re looking to grow, the Basecamp is for you. Come stay one step ahead of the competition by exploring the newest concepts in HR that will propel your entrepreneurial journey forward. Equip your company with expert knowledge on the future of work and employee management.