Josh Stephens is a senior project manager for Life Sciences at NYCEDC. For over five years, Josh has worked with stakeholders to craft community-orientated solutions and service models focused on advancing the goals of communities. Josh started his career with Oconee County, South Carolina, working with county leadership on budgeting and policy development while serving as Assistant to the County Administrator, as well as building citizen-centered service delivery solutions while serving as Deputy Direct of Community Development. In 2016, Josh moved to New York City to help implement LifeSci NYC. Josh currently leads efforts in partnership with the private sector to develop a network of life sciences incubators. He assists the team in its efforts to help companies grow in New York City as well as attract new companies to the city. Josh is a graduate of Clemson University.