The Young Executives of the Commerce Club in Greenville, SC presents “Grown in the South”. In this episode, we have a conversation with Joe and Doug Erwins, Co-Owners of the Greenville Triumph Professional Soccer Club.

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Joe Erwin is the co-founder and former president of national marketing agency Erwin Penland, which he and his wife Gretchen opened in 1986 with one employee, and grew to 400 staff in Greenville and New York with a roster of national and regional clients. In 2015, Joe left EP to open Erwin Creates, which operates downtown coworking destination Endeavor, supports Clemson University’s Erwin Center for Brand Communications, provides leadership and marketing consulting services to senior executives, and is now the lead owner of the Greenville Triumph professional soccer team.

Doug Erwin is the Chief Brand Officer of Greenville Triumph Soccer Club, and a co-owner of the team. After finishing Clemson, Doug started his career with Vornado Realty Trust in Washington, DC, a preeminent developer with more than 30 million square feet of LEED-certified and retail space. He returned to Greenville to join Erwin Penland before joining Joe at Erwin Creates. After overseeing Endeavor’s build-out and launch in the ONE tower downtown, Doug began the pro soccer exploration process and transitioned to the Club’s leadership team in 2017.