Frank Knapp, (center) president and CEO of the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce and the Business Alliance for Protecting the Atlantic Coast, meets with Department of Interior officials in Washington, DC in 2015.
Frank Knapp, (center) president and CEO of the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce and the Business Alliance for Protecting the Atlantic Coast, meets with Department of Interior officials in Washington, DC in 2015.
Frank Knapp, (center) president and CEO of the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce and the Business Alliance for Protecting the Atlantic Coast, meets with Department of Interior officials in Washington, DC in 2015.

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