Life Sciences Leader Spotlight
Vice President of Global Business Development at Charleston Regional Development Alliance (CRDA)
What is your personal mission?
To make an impact.
Get to know Michael Graney
Paris; Most underrated place is Düsseldorf
“Do not let what you cannot do get in the way of what you can do.” – John Wooden
Favorite Movie or Show
Career Aspiration as a Child
NBA Basketball player
What is your philosophy on leadership?
Opening up opportunities for people that they did not see for themselves.
Facts about your company
- CRDA serves as a catalyst for long-term economic prosperity in Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties by attracting the world’s best companies, talent and entrepreneurs.
- CRDA helps streamline the site selection process, assisting with talent, buildings and sites, financing, providing connectivity to supply chain resources and workforce training needs.
Tell us about your role in SC’s Life Sciences Ecosystem…
We are huge believers in the opportunity to grow the life sciences in SC. We appreciate SCbio support as we attract world-class companies, talent and entrepreneurs to Charleston.
Tell us what value and benefits your organization is receiving through membership in SCbio…
Collaboration to help put South Carolina “on the map” for life sciences.
What are you focused on in the next year?
We always have our eye on attracting major projects. We are equally focused on identifying research and clinical partnerships for MUSC and building out our financing and talent attraction capabilities.
Join now to enjoy expanded member benefits!
Enjoy exclusive member content, special events, savings, networking and more