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Benbow joins RCCC board

Marjorie Benbow has been appointed to the Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Board of Trustees by Gov. Roy Cooper. She will serve on the board through 2021. Benbow is a long-time entrepreneur in the high-tech space, and is currently of counsel at Moretz & Skufca and focuses on technology transfer, licensing, corporate matters and distillery and brewery law. Prior to joining Moretz & Skufca, Benbow managed the intellectual property at UNC-Charlotte when it led the nation in patents issued and successful start-ups formed per research dollar.

Subsequently, she was the science and technology officer for North Carolina’s fourth largest hospital system and the executive director for the region’s North Carolina Biotechnology Center. At the Biotechnology Center, she created “BioMoto” an award winning partnership with the motorsports industry featuring STEM education while tackling childhood obesity.

Benbow completed her Juris Doctor and Master of Business Administration from Wake Forest in 1999 and her bachelor and master of science degrees from UNC Chapel Hill.

“I am so pleased to be working more closely with Rowan-Cabarrus Community College as it transforms lives and builds our economy.  What an honor it is to support RCCC’s mission in this capacity – for education is hope and the College is nationally recognized,” said Benbow.



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