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Executive director of S.C. Research Authority resigns

Bill Mahoney
Bill Mahoney

S.C. Research Authority executive director Bill Mahoney is leaving the agency to work in the private sector, the state agency said Thursday.

"Working to grow South Carolina’s knowledge economy has been a highlight of my career," Mahoney said in a news release. "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."

Mahoney made $288,400 a year in his role at the agency.