Thursday May 9 12:00 pm
Luncheon Buffet at the Hilton Garden Inn
Guest Speaker Jordi Yarborough
(I-526 & International Blvd) Hilton Garden Inn
5265 International Blvd, ,
North Charleston, SC 29418 (Map)
Jordi Yarborough joined the South Carolina Ports Authority in 2017 as Senior Vice President of External Affairs. In this role she manages relationships with SCPA’s external stakeholders and leads the organization’s government, media and public relations, advertising, website and digital efforts, as well as community outreach programs, including the Port Ambassadors business leadership program.
Ms. Yarborough has 20+ years of experience in the Government Relations field, lobbying and managing lobbyists on both the state and multi-state levels. Prior to joining the Port, she directed government affairs efforts in the Southeast region on behalf of Check Into Cash Inc., one of the largest consumer finance companies in the United States. She was a partner with The Yarborough Group from 2005 until 2011, assisting clients with legislative activity in Maryland, Virginia, South Carolina, and Mississippi. And from 1998 until 2005, she served as Director of Government Relations for Roper St. Francis Healthcare, where she managed all legislative and regulatory communications for the healthcare system.
Ms. Yarborough currently serves on The South Carolina Automotive Council Board, The SC International Trade Conference Board, and The South Carolina Logistics Council and is a Riley Institute Diversity Leadership graduate. She has previously served on numerous boards and legislative committees in the healthcare industry including The South Carolina Hospital Association Legislative Committee, The American Hospital Association Government Relations Officers Committee, and The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce Legislative Committee. In 2003 she was named a Charleston Regional Business Journal 40 under 40 award recipient.
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