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John Longshore
Principal and VP of Innovation


Connect with John at the office 864-281-5897 or mobile 803-348-9530.

John has spent over eight years as a site selection consultant with Global Location Strategies, where he has led numerous projects across North America and Europe.  During his time at GLS, the projects he has worked have totaled over $10 billion in capital investment and thousands of jobs.  Some of his clients include well-known companies such as Georgia Pacific, Procter and Gamble, and SABIC.  Recent project announcement include Van Hool, a Belgian bus manufacturer, and Irving Consumer Products, a tissue producer. 

In addition to site selection, John has provided an array of consulting services to numerous economic development organizations across the United States.  From repurposing coal-fired power plants, to regional labor studies, John has been able to help communities position themselves for future growth and investment.

As VP of Innovation, John is responsible for the development of technology resources, along with guiding team member's growth in analytical skills and leadership capabilities. 

John is a graduate of Clemson University's Civil Engineering undergraduate program as well as their master's program for City and Regional Planning.  He and his wonderful bride, Jessica, have two amazing children,  Mills and Maggie.  Through his work, and the life that he lives, John seeks to leave a lasting impact in the companies and the communities that he works for.