Board of Directors
Building the business of life sciences in SC
SCbio is led by a Board of Directors comprised of dynamic and invested industry and business leaders and governed by an Executive Committee elected by their peers. Together with the support of SCbio staff, they author the strategy and lead the advance of life sciences in South Carolina.
Fiduciary and Operations Board
James Chappell, Ph.D
PRESIDENT & CEO, SCbio
SCbio Past chair; CEO, Nephron Pharmaceuticals
SCbio Board chair; Founder & CEO, Rymedi
Vice Chair; Partner, Nelson Mullins
Treasurer; Chief Operating Officer, VIKOR Scientific
Dr. Matthew Cannon, DO
Secretary; Dean for the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM), Carolinas
Officer; Corporate VP, COO, Charles River Labs
Officer; CEO, SC Hospital Association
Cynthia Y. Young, Ph.D
Officer; Dean, College of Science, Clemson University
Officer; Deputy Secretary of Commerce, SC Department of Commerce
Officer (AT LARGE); Managing Partner, HI Mark Capital
Officer (AT LARGE); CEO & Founder, Zylö Therapeutics
Strategic Advisory Board
President & CEO, Inspire Agency
Director, SC Department of Commerce
Chief Strategy and External Affairs Officer, Medical University of South Carolina
Sr. Account Manager, Elkem Silicones
Manager of Economic Development and Local Government, Dominion Energy
President and CEO, Ritedose
President and CEO, SC Power Team
SHAREHOLDER and economic development practice group leader, Maynard Nexsen PC
Attorney, Wyche Law Firm
Assistant VP, Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina
Stephen Cutler, Ph.D.
Dean College of Pharmacy, University of South Carolina
President & CEO of Afaxys
Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO, HTI
Dr. Jeff DeLisi
President & CEO of Roper St. Francis Healthcare
President, Alliance Consulting Engineers, Inc.
Christopher Fortier, PharmD, FASHP, CPEL
President, 503B Outsource compounding, nephron pharmaceuticals
Jesse Goodwin, Ph.D.
Chief Innovation Officer; Medical University of South Carolina
VP, Charleston Regl. Develop. Alliance
Associate Director, Office of Economic Engagement, University of South Carolina
Tim Hardee, Ed.D.
PRESIDENT, SC TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM
Middle market banking leader, Truist
VP External Affairs, Clemson University
State Govt. Affairs, Bristol Myers Squibb
Vice president, general manager, southeast region, quest diagnostics
Senior Member of Technical Staff, KYOCERA AVX Components
President & CEO, SCRA
Robert Ryan, Ph.D.
CEO, innova Therapeutics
Executive Director, VisionGreenwood
VP Marketing & Consulting Services, CAI
Dr. Steve Skinner, MD
Director, Greenwood Genetic Center
Business Recruitment Officer, Upstate SC Alliance
Managing Director, SHL Medical
GM Medical Solutions, Henry Schein Inc.
Principal, Elliott Davis
Sr. Director Operations, Abbott
Associate Director - Enviroment SHaping, Eli Lilly and Company
Partner, Womble Bond Dickinson LLP
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