Jason Zacher

  • Jason Zacher
    Vice President of Business Advocacy
    Greenville Chamber

    Executive Director
    Upstate Chamber Coalition

    As the Vice President of Business Advocacy for the Greenville Chamber, Jason leads the public policy initiatives for the Greenville Chamber and the Upstate Chamber Coalition. He is responsible for fostering relationships with our local, state, and federal officials as well as business leaders throughout the Upstate. He is the lead lobbyist for all 11 Chambers of Commerce in the Coalition at the S.C. General Assembly, and works to increase the business community’s influence with key legislators and policy makers.

    Before joining the Coalition, Jason worked for a decade as Communications Director for the South Carolina House Republican Caucus, where he was responsible for crafting the Caucus’ public message, promoting contact between members and constituents, and managing the Caucus’ social media presence. He also was responsible for the Caucus’ third-party election campaigns, which included producing television, radio, and direct mail campaigns, as well as coordinating get-out-the-vote efforts. He has directly managed dozens of local and state campaigns in South Carolina.

    In a previous life, he was a reporter for The Greenville News, where he received more than a dozen local, state, and national awards in five years for his work.

    Jason holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Washington and Lee University. He is an avid marathon runner and Ironman triathlete. He and his wife Frances live in Greenville with their two boys.

    Phone: 864.239.3718
    Email: jzacher@greenvillechamber.org
    Twitter: @jasonczacher
    LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/jasonzacher