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Charleston Episode 14 – John McGrath – CEO of Jem Restaurant Group

Charleston Episode 14 – John McGrath – CEO of Jem Restaurant Group
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John McGrath / Jem Restaurant Group

John McGrath began his restaurant career in 1994 as a Market Manager for Taco Bell. Previously, Mr. McGrath was a Field Advertising Manager for Procter & Gamble in the food division and spent 7 years in downstream operations for Mobil Oil in a variety of positions. Mr. McGrath serves as a member of the Board of Directors of MUSC Children’s Hospital.

Charleston Episode 13 – Michael Scarafile – President of Carolina One Real Estate

Charleston Episode 13 – Michael Scarafile – President of Carolina One Real Estate
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Michael Scarafile / Carolina One Real Estate

Michael Scarafile grew up in Mt. Pleasant and graduated from Porter-Gaud High School in 1991.  He graduated from the College of Charleston, with a degree in English, in 1995 and then went on to the South Carolina School of Law and graduated in 1998.  Scarafile clerked for the Honorable A. Victor Rawl in the S.C. Circuit Court before joining the McNair Law Firm where he spent six and a half years as a litigation associate. read more…

Charleston Episode 12 – Jamie Hollingsworth – Owner of Beachside Real Estate

Charleston Episode 12 – Jamie Hollingsworth – Owner of Beachside Real Estate
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Jamie Hollingsworth / Beachside Real Estate

I started my real estate career in 2003 and have been around the business my entire life. I guess you could say “I got it honestly.” My mother has been in the business for over 30 years, and my father for 10. Along with them and my brother we are now a family owned business on the Isle of Palms, South Carolina near Charleston. I have grown my personal business now to exceed over 100,000,000 in sales over the last 3 years. read more…

Charleston Episode 11 – Lamar Bonaparte – Owner of Republic Development and Management Group

Charleston Episode 11 – Lamar Bonaparte – Owner of Republic Development and Management Group
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Lamar Bonaparte / Republic Development and Management Group

Lamar Bonaparte is the owner of Republic Development and Management Group (DMG), which he created in 2011. Lamar creatively transformed the Upper King Street venue, formerly known as Chai’s, into what is now known as Republic Garden & Lounge. read more…

Charleston Episode 10 – Michael Shemtov – Proprietor of Butcher & Bee Charleston and Nashville

Charleston Episode 10 – Michael Shemtov – Proprietor of Butcher & Bee Charleston and Nashville
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Michael Shemtov / Butcher & Bee Charleston and Nashville

Restaurateur Michal Shemtov graduated from College of Charleston in 2000. As an undergraduate he wrote his business plan for Mellow Mushroom, a Lowcountry pizza empire which opened on popular tourist destination, King Street, in beautiful downtown Charleston in 2001. In 2011 he opened the award winning and wildly successful Butcher & Bee. read more…

Charleston Ep. 9 – William Cason – CEO of The Cason Group

Charleston Ep. 9 – William Cason – CEO of The Cason Group
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William Cason / The Cason Group

William Cason is President of The Cason Group, a General Agency that serves insurance agents and brokers throughout the Southeast by helping them deliver on the medical and financial services insurance needs of their clients.  He has previously served as President of National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors for the South Carolina Midlands chapter and president of Insurance and Financial Leaders of the Southeast. read more…

Charleston Ep. 8 – Carson Vaughan – Managing Partner at Match Grade Advisors

Charleston Ep. 8 – Carson Vaughan – Managing Partner at Match Grade Advisors
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Carson Vaughan / Match Grade Advisors

When Carson was a child, he wanted to be a carpenter when he grew up. Although he may not be building with wood today, he is helping his clients build strong retirement funds in order to have peace of mind for the future. In fact, Carson’s favorite part of being a retirement investor is meeting new people and ultimately being able to strengthen their financial future. read more…

Charleston Ep. 7 – Kevin Flounders – CEO at SIB Fixed Cost Reduction

Charleston Ep. 7 – Kevin Flounders – CEO at SIB Fixed Cost Reduction
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Kevin Flounders / SIB Fixed Cost Reduction

With 25 years in the telecom industry, Kevin Flounders recently assumed the role of CEO at SIB Fixed Cost Reduction in March of this year. SIB Fixed Cost Reduction specializes in reducing monthly expenses for companies. They take a months’ worth of your companies’ invoices and analyze them to check for billing errors and ensure contract compliance. read more…

Charleston Ep. 6 – Ashleigh Metherell & Kat Leitner – Co-Founders of Allora

Charleston Ep. 6 – Ashleigh Metherell & Kat Leitner – Co-Founders of Allora
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Ashleigh Metherell / Allora

With a successful background in operations, Ashleigh takes a behind-the-scenes, under-the-hood, best practices approach to solving client challenges. She specializes in finance, human resources and systems tracking, including insurance, investments and 401(k)’s. read more…

Charleston Ep. 5 – John Thompson – Author

Charleston Ep. 5 – John Thompson – Author
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John Thompson / Author

John Thompson writes award-winning books for both adults and children. His first Middle Grade mystery, THE GIRL FROM FELONY BAY was a Junior Library Guild Selection and was named Best Children’s Book 2014 by the Southern Independent Booksellers. read more…

Charleston Ep. 4 – Hugh Lane – Chairman of the Board at the Bank of South Carolina

Charleston Ep. 4 – Hugh Lane – Chairman of the Board at the Bank of South Carolina
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Hugh Lane / Bank of South Carolina

4th generation banker (and his son is now a 5th-generation banker at his bank), native Charlestonian.  Educated at Choate (prestigious prep school in Connecticut) and at the University of Pennsylvania (B.A. degree in economics).  Served In the navy for two years after college. Then started his banking career in 1972. read more…