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Leadership Development Program

Next Level Leadership:

Greater Impact & Stronger Performance for Life Science Leaders

Transformative results.  Long-lasting relationships. A collaborative community.

Equip your key leaders with the drive, ability and desire to to advance their performance and contribution in your organization. This exclusive program develops leaders in life sciences who want to:

  • Learn from top program leaders and peers with different perspectives
  • Refine personal and professional leadership skills
  • Increase impact to advance their organization.

Participants will leave this 6-month program better prepared to lead, to foster collaboration, and to stimulate innovation and profitable growth for your business and our shared community.


Professionals in Life Sciences seeking to elevate their performance.

  • Three 2-day in-person workshop events hosted by SCbio member organizations
  • One 3-hour virtual coaching session (alternating months)
  • One 6-Module Digital Leadership Course:
    Wingspan Performance Academy

Virtually and in-person (In-person sessions are hosted at SCbio member companies.)

The program will meet monthly starting in Spring 2024! 

Spring dates are:

March 7, 8 – Charleston: In person
April 10, 11 – 9am – noon:  Virtual
May 9 – 10 – Columbia: In person
June 26, 27 9am – noon: Virtual
July 24, 25 – 9am – noon: Virtual
August 22, 23– Greenville: In person

10-12 professionals

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“When leaders and team members support themselves and each other in healthy powerful ways, they transform their results and relationships.”
Cathy Maday, Program Advisor and Founder of Wingspan Performance

Monthly Sessions at a Glance

Month 1 -Total Performance; Introduce Daily Performance Map to take 100% Responsibility for your own behavior

Month 2Communicate like a Leader; Audit Communication styles to communicate more effectively

Month 3Collaboration & Influence; Learn tools to generate greater ownership, initiative, and follow-through

Month 4 – Accountability to Achieve; Exercising accountability in a healthy and productive way

Month 5Effective Feedback; How to effectively provide and receive feedback

Month 6–  Acknowledge, Challenge, Encourage; Refine tools to reinforce healthy, high performance each day

Past clients include:

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About Wingspan

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Be a part of SCbio's inaugural LDP class

Experience life-changing results in 6 months. 

Tamia Sumpter

Tamia is a driven senior undergraduate Bioengineering student currently enrolled at Clemson University. With a strong foundation in her field, she has honed her skills through hands-on experience in research and development at Eli Lilly & Company. During her time in the ADME department, Tamia contributed significantly by working on siRNAs and their applications in finding In Vitro-In Vivo Correlation (IVIVC). Looking ahead, Tamia has set her sights on a promising career in law. She aspires to specialize in Intellectual Property Law, with a particular focus on serving as in-house counsel for leading medical device or pharmaceutical companies. Her enthusiasm for this role is palpable as she prepares to embark on her legal journey! She is also a proud member of the Omicron Phi chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., PEER Mentor for Clemson PEER/WiSE, and currently serves as the President of Clemson Bioengineering Organization (CBO). With her unique blend of scientific knowledge and legal interests, Tamia is poised to make a meaningful impact in the healthcare and life sciences industries.