FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Charleston, SC - Stephen E. Connor has been appointed director of security, risk management and human resources at the South Carolina State Ports Authority. Since joining the Authority in 1981, he has worked in operations and finance and was previously manager of risk and claims.
Connor earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from the College of Charleston in 1980. He currently serves as president of the Palmetto Chapter of the Risk and Insurance Management Society and is an active member of the Propeller Club of the Port of Charleston. Connor also serves on emergency planning and response committees at the federal, state and local levels.
The South Carolina State Ports Authority, established in 1942, owns and operates public seaport facilities in Charleston, Georgetown and Port Royal, handling international commerce valued at $39 billion annually.