South Carolina Research Authority CEO to leave

Bill Mahoney

The CEO of the South Carolina Research Authority is stepping down to return to the private sector.

Bill Mahoney has spent almost 11 years working for state-chartered agency.

A replacement has not been named, spokeswoman Micki MacNaughton said in an email.

“Working to grow South Carolina’s knowledge economy has been a highlight of my career,” Mahoney said in a statement. “It has been an honor to have led and served the dedicated clients, partners and associates of SCRA who are so dramatically advancing South Carolina’s technology ecosystem.”

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