GREENVILLE, SC—Womble Bond Dickinson attorney Stephanie Yarbrough attended the SCBIO conference held at the Hyatt Regency Greenville on October 29-31. The conference had a record attendance whose participants came from 11 countries, 32 states and all the counties of South Carolina. The event saluted three life sciences leaders for profound positive impact and exceptional contributions to the advancement of South Carolina’s sciences industry. Those saluted included retired University of South Carolina President Dr. Harris Pastides, recently retired EVP and Chief Academic Officer of Prisma Health and Founding Dean of the USC School of Medicine Dr. Jerry Youkey and the AVX Corporation of Fountain Inn.

Stephanie Yarbrough is on the Board of SCBIO and introduced South Carolina Lt. Governor Pamela Evette on Wednesday October 30th.

SCBIO is the Carolinas’ statewide, not-for-profit, public/private life sciences industry association and economic development organization formed to actively promote, build, support, expand, and convene South Carolina's life sciences industry.

Womble Bond Dickinson is a Premier Sponsor of SCBIO.

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.