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Senior Staff

LLR’s senior staff members meet monthly to ensure and sustain the mission of the agency, achieve organizational goals and outcomes by extension serving the state of South Carolina and its licensees.

Agency Mission
"The mission of the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (LLR) is to promote the health, safety and economic well-being of the public through regulation, licensing, enforcement, training and education. Our mission goes hand-in-hand with the Governor's effort to raise personal incomes of South Carolinians by creating a better environment for economic growth, delivering government services more openly and efficiently, improving quality of life, and improving our state's education.”

Biographies of Senior Staff -  South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation

Emily Farr

Emily Farr
Interim Director

Holly Palmer Beeson

Holly Palmer Beeson
Counsel to the Office of Communications and Governmental Affairs

Dean Grigg

Dean Grigg
Deputy Director

Matt Faile

Matt Faile
Chief Information Officer

Darra James Coleman

Darra James Coleman
Chief Advice Counsel

Melina Mann

Melina Mann
General Counsel

Pat Hanks

Pat Hanks
Disciplinary Counsel

Robert Polk

Robert O. Polk
Deputy Director/State Fire Marshal
Division of Fire and Life Safety

Farrar Stewart

Farrar Stewart
Deputy Director of Administration & HR Operations

Laura Pace

Laura Pace
Assistant Deputy Director

Kristina Baker

Kristina Baker
Chief of Labor











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