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Sean Cobourn

Sean Cobourn

Land Stewardship Manager

Sean Cobourn has called the Upstate home for half of his life and has been an outdoor recreationalist and advocate since his youth. Sean has served on the Board of Directors for The Access Fund, a national climbing advocacy group, and its regional counterpart, the Carolina Climbers Coalition, where he spearheaded land purchases to help build Chimney Rock State Park and Laurel Knob, the tallest cliff in Eastern America. Sean is transitioning to Upstate Forever after a thirty year career as an attorney where he helped hundreds of clients solve their legal issues.

Sean lives in Gramling, at the foot of his favorite mountains, the Blue Ridge. He is the proud father of twin daughters. In his free time, Sean enjoys rock climbing, mountain biking, whitewater paddling, and caving.

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