Keri Olivetti, Esq.

Chair

Keri Olivetti received her B.S. from Oklahoma State University and her JD/MBA from the University of Tulsa. She is the Director of the University of South Carolina Beaufort’s Center of Event Management and Hospitality Training. The Center is collaboration between the Town of Hilton Head Island and USCB and its mission is “To provide specialized education and training that will enable Hilton Head Island to become known as an international destination for Event Management and Hospitality Training.” As director, Ms. Olivetti focuses on the Island Ambassador Program, volunteer management and event incubation. Ms. Olivetti has over 20 years of experience in event management in both the private sector and the non-profit sector. Ms. Olivetti is also an instructor at USCB teaching in the areas of Hospitality Law and Event Management. Prior to coming to USCB Ms. Olivetti practiced law for fifteen years focusing on the area of Family Law. In 1998, she co-founded Lowcountry Legal Volunteers – a non-profit corporation with utilized the expertise of retired attorneys in representing individuals who cannot afford legal representation. She is also active in serving on numerous governing bodies of local and regional non-profits and civic organizations including the Hilton Head Island Bar Association, the South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division, Beaufort County Young Lawyers, Junior Achievement, the Island Recreation Association, LowCountry Community Development Corporation, the Sandbox, St. Luke’s Preschool and St. Andrew by the Sea United Methodist Church.

John Boretti

Vice-Chair

John is the Beaufort Region President for South Carolina Bank and Trust and has lived and worked in Hilton Head for 15 years. He is married to Jennifer, a CPA, and they have two young children, Isabella and Jensen. John has been involved as a Lowcountry Legal Volunteers Board Member since 2009, serving as Treasurer for 3 years. In addition to the work with LCLV, John enjoys being involved in the community through the Hilton Head Island Rotary Club as well, and he likes to get out for a round of golf on the weekend.

Bree Kennedy

Secretary
Bree has practiced law in a variety of areas since 2000. Since 2007, she has practiced primarily domestic law, helping families with divorce, custody, child support, name change and adoption issues. 

Holly Golden

Treasurer
Holly has lived in the Lowcountry since 1997. Holly is a CPA who received her undergraduate degree from Newberry College and her MBA from Winthrop University. In addition to serving as LCLV's Treasurer, Holly is also the Treasurer of her property owners' Board of Directors and a business counselor with SCORE. Holly provides LCLV with invaluable tax and accounting advice.

Other esteemed members: 

Linda Bloom

Beth Brush

Matthew Creech, Esq.

Scott Caywood

Donna McIntosh, Esq.

Tyler Melnick, Esq.

Ryan Mikkelson, Esq.

Creighton Stuckart

Jason Ward, Esq.


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