The LEAD Upstate goal is to bridge the community and law enforcement together in the name of appreciation and gratitude. LEAD Upstate gives the community an opportunity to say thank you to all the law enforcement personnel in Greenville County including Greenville, Greer, Traveler’s Rest, Mauldin, Simpsonville, & Fountain Inn. Our sponsors are honored to host this event to the men and women who courageously dedicate their lives to serve the citizens of their communities every day.


City of Greenville Police Department

Greenville County Sheriff’s Office

South Carolina Highway Patrol-Group 3 Headquarters

City of Greer Police Department

City of Travelers Rest Police Department

City of Mauldin Police Department

City of Simpsonville Police Department

City of Fountain Inn Police Department

“The SC Highway Patrol would like to express our deepest gratitude for the overwhelming support LEAD Greenville has extended to the Law Enforcement Community. It is citizens and businesses, such as you and yours, that instill the perseverance needed in our Troopers to come out each and every day to ensure the safety of those traveling the Upstate roadways. The upcoming law enforcement appreciation event will no doubt be a successful one and we look forward to attending. Thank you for all that you do to support our agency.” 

Captain Wes Hiott, SCHP Troop Three Headquarters

“The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office sincerely appreciates the support that LEAD Greenville extends to our Deputies and civilian staff each and every day. The effort that our staff makes every day to serve and protect, accompanied by the support of the community, makes Greenville County a safer place to work and live. I want to personally thank all that are involved with LEAD Greenville in supporting the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office.” 

Johnny Mack Brown, Former Sheriff, Greenville County

“It’s been an honor to work beside LEAD Greenville in their efforts to show such unwavering support for our fellow men and women in law enforcement. What started as a kind gesture of appreciation has grown exponentially into an entire week to honor the work of those who put their lives on the line everyday. I speak for my brothers and sisters in blue of how much this week means to us all in the law enforcement community.”
– Chief Deputy Marcus Davenport, Greenville County Sheriff’s Office

“I am so grateful and humbled to have an organization like LEAD in our community. Through their various efforts, LEAD has provided much needed and continued law enforcement support throughout the years and their efforts have undoubtedly boosted morale within the ranks at our wonderful agency. LEAD Greenville sets the standard for recognizing the unwavering service of area law enforcement and I am forever thankful for their service and all of their supporters.”

– Sheriff Hobart Lewis, Greenville County Sheriff’s Office




Billy Crank
Southern Connector
Pinnacle Financial Partners
Greenville Delegation
Southern First Bank
Brasfield & Gorrie General Contractors
Ken & Meri Wills
Brown Arrow Technologies
Greenville Federal Credit Union
SAI Flight
Toyota of Greenville
Graycliff Capital
Century 3, Inc.
Brad & Sharon Halter
Clardy Law Firm
D&D Motors
Greer Flooring
Raymond James

Gray & Melanie Tompkins
Rebecca Rovner
The Kidder Group
Local Judge
International Transportation & Innovation Center
Muncaster Financial Group
South State Bank
Gossett Concrete Pipe Co.
Cline Hose & Hydraulics
NHE, Inc.
Jodie Freiburger
Walt Brashier, III Family
Bobbi & Jacob Gregory
Greenvile Triumph
First National Bank
Kenison, Dudley and Crawford Law Firm
First Citizens Bank
Philpot Law Firm
Panagakos Asphalt Paving
David Martin

LEAD Upstate