Economic & Community Development

Students framing a house for Habitat for HumanityClemson Extension agents with primary economic and community development responsibilities work closely with state extension specialists and researchers located on campus and at the various research and education centers located across the state. They provide expertise in topics ranging from leadership development, strategic planning, town charrettes and downtown redesign, entrepreneurial training and support, local economic development planning and support, local community development planning and support, industry cluster development, and economic impact analysis.

Local Agents

Robert Guinn, 843-255-6060 Ext 116,



  • Beaufort County Senior Leadership 2012 – starts January 2012


The Asset Development Institute (ADI) is a family economical success program for lower-income families of Beaufort County.  The ADI is a strength-based, integrative program to move families from financial instability to financial stability and ultimately financial success.

Visit the state-wide Economic & Community Development website.