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Life Sciences Leader Spotlight

Mission

David Stefanich
Founder & CEO; Rymedi 

What is your personal mission?

To provide the global population with the availability of well-being in their lives.

What inspires YOU to do your job?

The faces of children we may impact, even when we don’t speak their native language.

Get to know David Stefanich

Currently Reading

Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis

Favorite Place

Amersfoot, Netherlands

Favorite Movie or Show

Yellowstone

Career Aspiration as a Child

Grind my way through middle management… or be a Neuroscientist

Favorite Quote

“Unfaltering, focused will” – John Wick

Hometown

Lorain, Ohio

Leadership

What is your philosophy on leadership? 

Lead from the front.

Impact

Interesting fact about your company

Rymedi’s first project was in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Our work in Ulaanbaatar fulfilled our company’s mission, as it has the highest concentration of Hep C infection in the world. 

Role

Tell us about your role in SC’s Life Sciences Ecosystem…

Rymedi’s innovative enabling technology platform can be leveraged across industry verticals to positively impact all aspects of the life sciences industry.

How do you fit in the bigger picture of the industry?

Rymedi’s platform can be implemented for medical devices, treatments, therapeutic development, medical diagnostics and more.

Value

Tell us what value and benefits your organization is receiving through membership in SCbio…

Visibility throughout the entire southeast region.

SCbio board members have the unique opportunity to solidify multiple perspectives on how to positively impact the life sciences industry and bring it to a personal level through connections and lives impacted across our fine state.

Future

What is next for your organization? 

Globalization. 

 What are you focused on in the next year?

Improving innovation developed here in SC and empowering the SC Life Sciences industry to make impacts within the global arena.

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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.