CHARLESTON, SC—On Jan. 30, Womble Bond Dickinson’s Charleston office hosted the Charleston Regional Development Alliance. The packed house of guests, including investment bankers, venture capital investors and private equity professionals, discussed relevant funding mechanisms for regional companies.

Womble Bond Dickinson attorney Stephanie Yarbrough hosted the session, with attorneys Brandy Harris and Kevin Trempe also in attendance. Jaime DeMent from the Charleston Regional Development Association as well as Womble Bond Dickinson staff members Chuck Herdel, Lisa Lindquist, Yvonne Mazzell and Denise Swearington helped with planning and logistics for the event.


Stephanie Yarbrough has played a role in many of South Carolina’s largest economic development deals of the past 20 years. She works closely with companies seeking to expand or relocate operations to the Carolinas and the Southeastern United States. Her efforts on behalf of clients have led to the creation of thousands of new jobs and billions of dollars in new investments. When the New York Times profiled Charleston’s economic boom in 2017, Yarbrough was one of the local leaders the Times turned to for insight.

Brandy Harris focuses her practice commercial lending, banking transactions and business and commercial transactions. She works with financial institutions and other corporate clients in a variety of commercial transactions including syndicated and single-bank financing facilities, secured and unsecured credit facilities, and real estate finance transactions.

Kevin Trempe is an experienced transactions attorney who has advised clients in corporate, capital markets and economic development matters. Kevin works with domestic and international businesses in all sectors seeking to locate or expand their operations in the Southeastern United States.


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