The MBACVB's efforts are guided by several committees and councils comprised of local leaders. 

 

MARKETING COUNCIL

Chair, Richard Singleton, Re/Max Southern Shores, Vice-Chair, Patrick Norton, Brittain Resort Management, Billy Huggins, Creek Ratz, Helen BensoMatt Klugman, Vacation Myrtle Beach Resorts, Alex Husner, Condo-World, Cindy Hull, Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa @ Grande Dunes, Sabena Dayton, Kingston Resorts - Hilton & Embassy Suites, Chris Shroff, Myrtle Beach Seaside Resorts, Ryan Swaim, Dunes Realty, Andy Milovich, Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Todd Setzer, A&I Fire & Water Restoration, David Nelson, Marina Inn at Grande Dunes

 

ADVERTISING/PUBLICITY COMMITTEE

Chair Matt Klugman, Vacation Myrtle Beach Resorts, Vice-ChairJim Powalie, Broadway at the Beach, Steve Mays, Founders Group International, Melissa Armstrong, Broadway at the Beach, Lisa Stringer, Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel, Pam Shelley, Marina Inn at Grande Dunes, Margaret Wallace, The Carolina Opry, Alex Eline, Croissants Bistro and Bakery, Craig Atkins, Ripley's Aquarium, Donna Rebello, The Original Benjamin's Calabash Seafood, David Amend, Thoroughbreds Restaurant, Rebecca Feagin, Myrtle Waves Water Park, Christina Watts, Broadway Grand Prix, Rachel Beckerman, SkyWheel Myrtle Beach, Jonathan Fussell, Duplin Winery, Richard Laurent, Black River Outdoors, Jenna Hottel, Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday, Jennifer Willard, Harbour Lights - Bluegreen Vacations, Chris Crowl, Sands Resorts, Katherine Taylor, The Market Common,

 

CVB GROUP SALES COMMITTEE

Chair, Sabena Dayton, Kingston Resorts - Hilton & Embassy Suites, Vice-Chair, Cindy Hull, Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa @ Grande Dunes, David Amend, Thoroughbreds Restaurant, Alexia Edge, Ripley's Attractions, Heather Horner, Carolina Improv/Pivot 10 Results, Pauline Levesque, Myrtle Beach Seaside Resorts (Avista), Corrie Sanchez, Hampton Inn & Suites Oceanfront, Giedre Watkins, Marina Inn @ Grande Dunes, Heidi Vukov, Croissants and Heidi's Corner, Christy Cochran, Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show, Theresa Koren, Oceana Resorts, Donna Rebello, The Original Benjamin's Calabash Seafood, Lynette Savidge, Red Roof Inn @ The Market Common, Bobbie Stanley, Brittain Resorts & Hotels, Margaret Wallace, The Carolina Opry, Patti Williams, Leisure Time Unlimited Inc. D/B/A Gray Lines of Myrtle Beach

 

FINANCE REVIEW COMMITTEE

Chair, Terrance Herriott, The Conway National Bank, Vice-Chair, Ken McKelvey, Defender Resorts, Inc., David Meese, Sea Mist Resort, Dave Olive, Gilmore Entertainment, Joel Foster, CresCom Bank, Dale Zeglin, Wells Fargo Bank, Tommy Bouchette, The Citizens Bank

 

FULFILLMENT COMMITTEE

Chair, Andy Milovich, Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Vice-Chair, Helen BensoAmanda Mateo, Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament, Bethany Marshall, Ripley's Aquarium, Christina Watts, Broadway Grand Prix, Aileen Stein, Hollywood Wax Museum Entertainment Center - Myrtle Beach, Nicole Pacurar, Backstage Escape Game, Jennifer Poore, Express Watersports, Kim Kelly, Barefoot Landing, Jessica Kirkman, Sea Captain's House, Leigh Ann Collins, Pier House Restaurant/Pier View Open Air Bar, Matt Hartley, Sea Crest Oceanfront Resort, Angie Krall, Thomas Beach Vacations

 

Legislative Policy Council

Chair, Billy Huggins, Creek Ratz, Vice-Chair, David Nelson, Marina Inn at Grande Dunes, James Battle, Battle Law Firm, Nora Battle, Battle Strategies, Tommy Bouchette, The Citizen's Bank, Steve Chapman, Island Vista Resort, Tony Cox, Burroughs & Chapin Company, Inc., Buzz Freeman, Conway National Bank, Mike Hill, Carolina Strand Realty, Sally Howard, Yvette Jefferson, Jefferson & Associates Consulting, Bill McGonigal, Best Western Ocean Sands Resort, Wayne Morris, The Printing Port, Steven Neeves, Carolina Pines Realty, Tim Ruedy, Hollywood Wax Museum, Wes Standish, Southern Coast Insurance Group, Alicia Thompson, McNair Law Firm, PA, Phil Vassar, Surfside Beach Ocean Resort

 

Membership Committee

Chair, Carla Schuessler, Habitat for Humanity, Vice-Chair, Hugh Huggins, Allstate Insurance, Robert Blair, WPDE, Larry Fudge, WTS-Waccamaw Telecommunication Systems, Inc., Chuck Gibbons, Miller-Motte Technical College, Deneille Griffin, Dick's Last Resort, Margaret Hoynes, The Brandon Agency, Paul Hughes, The Brandon Agency, Reid Mathews, Berry Financial Group, Gregory Thompson, Coastal Carolina University, Meredith Donahue, Grand Dunes

 

Small Business Council

Chair, John Sawyer, Merrill Lynch, Vice-Chair, Nora Mason, Costco, Tim Abraham, C12 Group, Reid Barnes, United Community Bank, Stephanie Bohardt, Monarch Roofing, Brad Chalk, BB&T Puckett, Sheetz & Hogan, Alison Jean Hamilton, Raymond James Financial Services, Elizabeth Howland, Surfside Realty, Eric Hunt, Myrtle Beach Wedding Officiant, Jessie Kelly, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, Alan Kipple, Three Ring Focus, Meredith Millen, United Way of Horry County, Sarah Morrow, Empress Management, Yvette Veideman, Home Care of Myrtle Beach, Josh Williams, Visibility & Conversions, Jeffrey Wisniewski, Slimbo Productions

 

North Strand Council

Chair, Alex Husner, Condo-World, Vice-Chair, Chris Shroff, Myrtle Beach Seaside Resorts, Jim Eggen, Myrtle Beach Seaside Resorts, Marcy Fox, Frontier Business Edge, Kay Grant, Oceana Resorts by Wyndham Vacation Rentals, Marcia Hanscombe, Vacation Rentals of North Myrtle Beach, Phyllis Hughes, Workforce To Work Solutions, Tricia Meyer, My Obsession Cleaning, Muriel O'Tuel, Ph.D., Muriel Ward O'Tuel, Ph.D., Joe Perl, Myrtle Beach Mall, Sara Roland, Barefoot Princess Riverboat, Dawn Temples, Knopff House of Blues, Brigitte Stover Wilson, Giant Crab, George Driscoll, All About Travel, Victoria Beck, The Conference Center at Barefoot Resort, Brandon Cox, Elliott Realty, Ex-Officio, Charlene Lynam, North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce, Jennifer Walters, Little River Chamber of Commerce, Mike Mahaney, City Manager, City of North Myrtle Beach, Steven Thomas, Assistant City Manager, City of North Myrtle Beach

 

South Strand Council

Chair, Ryan Swaim, Dunes Realty, Helen BensoAnn Palmer, Palmer Enterprises, Beth Ann Meschter, Inlet Affairs, Billy Nichols, Dunes Realty, Chris Conklin, Seven Seas Seafood, Denise Brown, South Atlantic Bank - Murrells Inlet, Dwight  Boykin, St. James Middle School, Gairy Nichols, Dunes Realty, Gerald Ives, Myrtle Beach State Park, Jackie Neal, My Ideal Solutions, John  Springs, True Blue Golf Course, Kimberly Duncan, Lowcountry Companion, Kris Kohler, Info Quest, Inc, Kyle Hawley, Dunes Realty, Lee Hewitt, Garden City Realty, Phil Vassar, Surfside Beach Resort, Renee Williamson, Murrells Inlet 2020, Richard Heath, Richard Heath & Associates, Robert Stinnett, WonderWorks, Sammy Truett, Moore & Associates Insurance, Sean Flynn, Thomas & Hutton Engineering, Steve Strickland, The Earthworks Group, Verlon Wulf, Carolina Cool, Inc., Victoria Jewell, Seaside Rentals, Kali Karellis, Holiday Inn Oceanfront, Bec Coggeshall, BEC Construction, Jon Konkel, Seaside Rentals, David  DuRant, Law Offices of N. David Durant & Assoc. PA, Terry Larkin, Tidelands Bank, Sarah "Sam"  Cox, Custom Outdoor Furniture & Restrapping, Inc., Lee  Zulanch, Benjamin's Bakery, Ex-OfficosMicki Fellner, Town of Surfside Beach, Drew  Streett, Garden City Beach Community Assn., Norman Knight, Murrells Inlet/Garden City Fire Dept., Jerry  Oakley, Georgetown County Council –District, Tyler Servant, Horry County Council, District 5, Cam Crawford, Horry County Council, District 6, Gary Loftus, Horry County Council, District 4, Beth  Steadman, Georgetown Chamber of Commerce, Mark Lazarus, Horry County Council, Tyler Servant, Surfside Realty, Vicki Blair, DEHC  

 

West of the Waterway Council

Chair, Bryan Lewis, Santee Cooper, Vice-Chair, Ralph Byington, Coastal Carolina University, Bob Lepore, Firehouse Subs, Sue Price, Staybridge Suites, Scott Cisler, HTC, Brian Smith, Cloudwyze, James Steadman, South State Bank, Brian Griffiths, Charlie Graingers, Larry Fudge, WTS, Jim Hale, Express Employment Professionals, Sally Thomas, Thomas Gymnastics of Myrtle Beach, Robin McGee, Waccamaw Publishers

 

Young Professionals Council

Chair, Julie Kopnicky, Grand Strand Medical Center, Tyson Blount, Century 21 Boling & Associates, Inc., Woody Goff, Children's Museum of SC, Trevor Greene, SiteTech Systems, Marcus Howard, Habitat for Humanity of Horry Council, Elizabeth Howland, Surfside Realty, Margaret Hoynes, The Brandon Agency, Molly Keen, First Citizens Bank, Brent Lovell, big BREAK Entertainment, Reid Mathews, The Berry Financial Group, Jeremy Menich, South State Bank, Meredith Millen, United Way, Jamie Saunders, Johnny D's Waffles and Bakery, Alex Shearn, FSA – Full Steam Ahead, Tracy Lee, Vreeland LHWH Advertising, Alan Walsh, Wyndham Vacation Ownership, Kristyn Winch, Waccamaw Publishers

 

Business Diversity Council

Chair, Kenny Generette, Horry County Schools, Tiffany Andrews, City of Myrtle Beach, Andre Bellamy, WoodmenLife, Miriam Berrouet, Bilingual Connections/Two Men & A Truck, April Garner, Horry-Georgetown Technical College, Sherrie Glensky, Grand Strand Happening, Wynn Godbold, Bee Sharp Professional Training, Brian Haynes, War Vets Motorcycle Club, Terrance Herriott, Conway National Bank, Ericka Hill, Coast RTA, Yvette Jefferson, Jefferson Consulting, Jamey Kirby, North Strand Housing Shelter, Tony McAfee, State Farm Insurance, Tim McCray, Joshua Academy, Barbara McGhee, Cameo Travel Enrichment, Travis Overton, Coastal Carolina University, Connie Rutledge, City of Myrtle Beach, Bennie SwansGina Trimarco Cligrow, Carolina Improv

 

Supporting Arts Together 2017

Chair, Diane DeVaughn Stokes, Stages Video Productions, Easy Radio & "Inside Out", Rebecca Donevant, Carolina Master Chorale, Penny Boling, Myrtle Beach Performing Arts Center, Jamie Broadhurst, Myrtle Beach Performing Arts Center, Cleve Callison, WHQR News & Classical Radio, Forrest Daves, The Howard Gallery, Seth Funderburk, South by Southeast, Woody Goff, Children's Museum of South Carolina, Patricia Goodwin, Franklin G. Burroughs - Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum, Kelly Graham, Atlantic Stage, Tim Koch, Carolina Master Chorale, Rita S. Levine, Oceanfront Merchants Association, Kelly Mezzapelle, City of Myrtle Beach, William H. Miller, William H. Miller Studios & Fine Art, Betty Anne Mills, Myrtle Beach Performing Arts Center, John Morken, MyrtleBeachCulturalCalendar.com, Diane Moskow-Mckenzie, City of Myrtle Beach, Karen Purvis, Seacoast Artists Gallery, Vermelle "Bunny" Rodriguez, Gullah Museum, Jessica Smith, Carolina Master Chorale, Dennis Stevens, Vast Playground, Barbara Streeter, Conway Glass Inc. & CREATE Conway, Jane Williams, Long Bay Symphony, Diana Greene, Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, Mary Mroz, Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, Hillary Winburn, Horry County Museum, Walter Hill, Horry County Museum, Jerry Dalton, Myrtle Beach International Film Festival, Heather Mayes, Myrtle Beach International Film Festival, Dawn Kinard, Coastal Youth Ballet Theatre, Liza Mata, Coastal Youth Ballet Theatre, Brown Bradley, First Presbyterian Church