HILTON HEAD, S.C.—Womble Carlyle Economic Development attorney Stephanie Yarbrough is the newest board member of the South Carolina Economic Developers’ Association (SCEDA). Yarbrough was elected to the board at SCEDA’s May 4 annual meeting in Hilton Head.

Since 1965, the South Carolina Economic Developers’ Association has served as the Voice of Economic Development in the Palmetto State. SCEDA has over 600 members, with representation from all 46 counties. SCEDA members include local and regional economic developers, as well as officials from municipal, county and state government agencies, construction and engineering firms, utility companies, attorneys, consultants, financial institutions, and higher education.

SCEDA’s mission is to enhance the professional development of its membership and to advocate economic development to benefit the citizens of South Carolina.

Stephanie Yarbrough’s practice focuses on guiding clients in economic development and general corporate matters. She works 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, job tax credits, job development credits, utility grants and many other economic development incentives and grants. 

"Click here to read about how Yarbrough recently helped Scout Boats bring 370 jobs to South Carolina."