Womble Carlyle attorneys John Hunter and Stephanie Yarbrough were among the economic development leaders in attendance at the South Carolina Economic Developers’ Association (SCEDA) Midyear Meeting.

The event took place October 9-10th in Greenville and included economic development officials and government leaders from across South Carolina.

Womble Carlyle sponsored the main dinner at the SCEDA Midyear Meeting. Since 1965, the South Carolina Economic Developers’ Association, or SCEDA, has served as the Voice of Economic Development in the Palmetto State. The group’s professional membership association has more than 600 members, with representation from all 46 South Carolina counties.

John Hunter has been an economic development leader in the Charlotte region for nearly two decades. John served as Director of Economic Development for the Charlotte Regional Partnership and now works with companies to relocate and expand operations to the region.

Stephanie Yarbrough’s practice focuses on economic development, as well as corporate and capital markets. Her day-to-day practice involves working closely with domestic and international companies seeking to expand or relocate operations to the Carolinas and the Southeastern United States.  She works with new and expanding businesses in identifying and negotiating incentives and in drafting all related documentation for Fee-in-Lieu of Tax Agreements, state grants, and job tax credits.