Adrianne L. Beasley

Director of Aerospace Initiatives, SC Council on Competitiveness, SC Aerospace


Adrianne joined the Council on Competitiveness in 2017 after serving as the Program Manager for the University of South Carolina McNAIR Center for Aerospace Innovation and Research. Adrianne was an integral part of the strategic design and build out of the McNAIR Center, which focuses on key areas in advanced composite materials and manufacturing to support the aerospace cluster.

In her role as Director of Aerospace Initiatives for the Council, Adrianne is tasked with managing, marketing and growing the aerospace cluster in South Carolina. Prior to moving to South Carolina, Adrianne worked for HEICO Corporation in Hollywood, Florida, where she was Marketing Manager for the HEICO Parts Group (HPG). HPG is the world’s largest independent supplier of FAA-PMA approved engine and component parts.

Adrianne has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Finance from the University of South Carolina Moore School. She holds a certification in Research Administration from the University of South Carolina.