Mr. Brubaker has been the Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of The Gladstone Companies since co-founding the company and completing its IPO in 2001. At Gladstone, he is responsible for approving investments and then overseeing the operating companies. Prior to Gladstone, Mr. Brubaker worked 25 years in operating and executive roles, mainly in the pulp and paper industry with Boise Cascade, James River Corporation and Interstate Paper. Later, Mr. Brubaker served as Vice President of the paper group for the American Forest & Paper Association. Prior to entering industry, Mr. Brubaker was a consultant with McKinsey & Company, with assignments in the US, Tanzania and Australia. Mr. Brubaker received a BSE in Aerospace and Mechanical Sciences from Princeton University and obtained a Masters in Business Administration from Harvard Business School. Between schooling, Mr. Brubaker served in the Navy as a pilot. Terry and his wife Nancy have been full time Hilton Head residents since 2005.


David Ames graduated from Princeton University (A.B.) and the University of Pennsylvania (M. Arch. with emphasis in city and regional planning). He has planned and developed projects for his own account and consulted in both public and private sector community planning and development. The size, scale and complexity of the projects have varied from small, single use projects to major resort developments, as well as town, county and regional plans. David is past chairman of the Community Foundation of the Lowcountry, The Children’s Center, Mayor’s Task Force for the Island’s Future, Beaufort County Aviation Board, Hilton Head College Center, Leadership Hilton Head, Sea Pines Academy and Chairman Emeritus of Hope Haven of the Lowcountry. He has served on other local and state boards including SC Independent Colleges and Universities, Leadership SC, SC Nature Conservancy, HHI Institute, HHI Chamber of Commerce, and HH Community Development Corporation. He chaired the $4.5 million capital campaign of The Children’s Center and co-chaired the $6 million capital campaign of the Boys and Girls Club. He was the recipient of the Alice Glenn Doughtie Good Citizenship Award in 2009 and the Marilyn Stein Bellet Award in 2011. He is an Honorary Rotarian and Paul Harris Fellow.


Michael Aronstein is President and Chief Investment Officer of Marketfield Asset Management; a multi-billion dollar investment management firm that he helped found in 2006.  He is the portfolio manager of the firm’s two investment entities--Mainstay Marketfield Fund and Marketfield Dublin, PLC.  Mr. Aronstein has been a member of the investment profession for thirty-six years, beginning his career with Merrill Lynch & Co. and subsequently managing independent funds in fixed income, equities and commodities. Over the past decades, his views on macroeconomic issues have been widely disseminated in print and electronic media.  He has been a guest lecturer at Columbia Business School, Vanderbilt University, the United States Military Academy and Oxford University.  In 1995 Mr. Aronstein was cited by the Financial Times as one of the ten best investors of the decade.  Michael holds a B.A. from Yale College, where he studied literature and philosophy, and is a member of the executive committee of the board of the Child Study Center of Yale Medical School. Mr. Aronstein is married to Laura King Palmer of Bronxville, New York.  They have two sons, Duncan and Angus.  The family has enjoyed visiting Hilton Head for more than thirty years, and is privileged to have formed a number of good friendships in the Lowcountry.



After growing up in Atlanta, Georgia, Dudley graduated from Middlebury College with a BA degree in Economics and received an MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He worked for the Coca-Cola Company for 14 years in various sales and marketing positions. In 1983, Dudley purchased Plantation Interiors, moved to Hilton Head Island and became involved in community activities and local non-profit organizations. Currently, he is a Trustee of the Community Foundation of the Low Country and Chairman of its Grants Advisory Committee, member of the Grants Committee of Hargray Caring Coins, and Immediate Past Commodore of the South Carolina Yacht Club. His past community activities include Board memberships at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, the Children’s Center, Leadership Hilton Head, the Chamber of Commerce and a past member of Hilton Head’s Accommodation Tax Committee. Dudley has been married to his wife Rita for 49 years, and they have 4 children and 14 grandchildren. He and his wife are full-time residents of Sea Pines Plantation.



James S. MacLeod currently serves as Chairman and CEO of CoastalSouth Bancshares, Inc. and is President and COO of its subsidiary CoastalStates Bank. He was previously Executive Vice President of Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Corporation. Mr. MacLeod is a Director of Sykes Enterprises, Inc. (SYKE) and is Chairman of the Compensation Committee and member of the Audit and Finance Committees. He is a Trustee of the Allianz Funds, is Vice Chairman of the Board, Chairman of the Governance and Valuation Committees and a member of the Performance Committee. Previously Mr. MacLeod was a member of the Wisconsin Governor’s Mortgage Insurance Commission, the Milwaukee Mayor’s and Wisconsin Governor’s Fair Lending Commission, a U.S. Delegate to the United Nations Conference on World Habitat and Participant in the U.S. Treasury and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Housing Finance Summit. Currently Mr. MacLeod is also a member of the MBA’s President’s Advisory Board and a Trustee of the University of Tampa where he serves on the Executive Committee and is Chairman of the Development Committee. Mr. MacLeod holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of Tampa, a Master of City Planning degree in Urban Planning from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a Master of Science in Real Estate and Urban Affairs from Georgia State University.


Legal Counsel and Adviser to the Board of Directors

Robert R. (Bob) Horger is a partner with the firm of Horger, Barnwell & Reid, LLP located in Orangeburg, South Carolina and has practiced law with the firm since 1975. With 39 years of experience in the legal profession, Bob has practiced in the fields of litigation, commercial real estate, business law and healthcare law. Presently, he serves as general counsel of the Regional Medical Center of Orangeburg and Calhoun Counties and for a period of 14 years served as Orangeburg County Attorney. Bob is an honor graduate of both Wofford College and the University of South Carolina Law School. Serving on the Board of South State Corporation since 1991, Bob held the position as Vice Chairman from 1994 to 1998 and has served as Chairman since 1998. During his tenure as Chairman, the Company has grown from $545 million in assets to approximately $8 billion in assets today with offices located in North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia. An active member of the community, Bob is a member of a number of professional associations and has been active in civic affairs including service on various charitable boards. He currently serves on the South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities, having been appointed by Governor Nicki Haley. Bob and his wife, Ruth, spend most weekends on Hilton Head.


Terry and Nancy Brubaker*

Phil and Pattie Knisely

Didi and Andrew Summers*

Allen and Kim Ward*

Eric Wojcikiewicz and Jamie Berndt

Jim and Susan Allhusen

David and Nancy Ames*

Michael and Laura Aronstein

Jerry and Connie Voight*

Jim and Debbie Wagner


*Charter Visionaries


Founders and Members

Sam and Juliana Kim*

Dudley and Rita King*

Randy and Elizabeth Lamkin*

Beryl LaMotte*

Debi Lynes

John and Sharon MacLaurin

Jim and Liz MacLeod*

Sheila Mahony and Charles Riggs

Patti and David Maurer

Alan and Jessie McCollough

Lee and Mary Kay McCollum

Tom and Mary McKane

McNair Law Firm, Inc.*

Allan MIller

Jack and Luanna Morris*

MSR Strategy Consulting LLC

Mark and Ann O'Neil

Cole and Shirley Peterson*

Cindy Petitt

Roy Plekenpol

Gail Quick*

Ray Beebe and Mary Boland Charitable Foundation*

Rich and Dee Ray

J.R. and Leslie Richardson*

Carolyn Rider

Surry Roberts

Stu and Nina Rodman*

Holly Ruhlin

John and Sheila Shkor*

Nancy and Eric Smith

Stan and Margie Smith*

Dick Stewart

Chuck and Nan Strauch*

Jim Synk

Jimmie and Ruthie Tate

The Greenery, Inc.*

Rich and Suzanne Thomas*

Bill Tichy

Dwight and Judy Trew*

Joni Vanderslice

Richard Vanderveer

Kumar and Penny Viswanathan*

Chuck and Taffy Wallace*

John Weymouth

Jeff and Gerri Wilson*

Wood + Partners, Inc.*

Jack and Mary-Stuart Alderman*

Arnold and Terri Allemang

William Bilek

Kaye and Joe Black*

Denis and Gail Bonnett*

Dick and Rosemary Bourgon*

Jim and Carla Bradshaw*

Dan Brown

Ken and Joan Campbell*

Community Foundation of the Lowcountry, Inc.

Graham and Lori Covington

Crescent Moon Productions*

Jim and Faye Crupi

Grant and Karen Cully*

Carlton and Michele Dallas

David M. Carmines Memorial Foundation*

Domenico and Eleanore De Sole

Sharon and Bob Decker

JoAnn DeVira

Anthea Disney and Peter Howe

Don and Lisa Drakeman

Ralph and Ellen Dupps, Jr.*

Economic Development Corporation

Dave and Patty Ekedahl*

Susie and Dwight Emanuelson

Kyle Farmbry

Heidi and John Fransway

Jim Gant

Marty and Lenore Gleason*

Neil and Sharon Gordon*

Walt and Lois Graver*

Greater Island Council*

Hargray Communications*

John Hemphill

Alan Herd*

Heritage Classic Foundation*

Hester Hodde

Susan and Jim Hooker

Bob and Ruth Horger

Greg and Kelli Hueler

Sonny and Dean Huntley*

Keith Jennings

Melvin Johnson

David and Caroline Johnson

Jane and Hart Joseph*


*Charter Founders