In perfect harmony
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In perfect harmony

Shembra Carter’s journey to bring energy balance to the Lowcountry By Hannah Massen Energy healing may be rooted in ancient holistic medicine, but as the saying goes for fashion, film, and politics, “what’s old is new again,” even in the medical field – something that Shembra Carter believes the healthcare industry desperately needs.  After working…

Growing a networking group by helping other businesses grow
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Growing a networking group by helping other businesses grow

With members generating the highest TYFCB (Thank You for Closed Business) in years, BNI SC Lowcountry’s Ron and Cristina Kirby continue to grow a network where everyone wins By Ellen Linnemann Ron Kirby has long believed in the power of networking and after retiring from the Marines and having the opportunity to first become involved…

Leading lessons from the kitchen
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Leading lessons from the kitchen

As more people seek gourmet in-home dining experiences, personal chef Lynn Michelle leads her business into the future By Ellen linnemann Since launching her personal-chef business, Chef Lynn Michelle, also known as The East Coast Chef®, has been bringing delicious in-home dining experiences to both local residents and vacationers here in the Lowcountry. Over the…

Doing it herself
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Doing it herself

A supportive franchise and support from the Don Ryan Center for Innovation’s HEROES program helps veteran starting a DIY business do it herself By Ellen linnemann Upon graduating from high school, Meghan Zalich knew two things: she wanted to explore options other than college, and she wanted to follow in the military footsteps of her…

Getting crafty
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Getting crafty

Crafting spirits and experiences fuels growth for Hilton Head Distillery. By Lucy Rosen  Joe Fenten first fell in love with craft spirits as a bartender while in college at Clemson University. After graduating from Clemson with a bachelor’s of science in electrical engineering in 2007 and working as an engineer for a number of years,…

Resource roundup
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Resource roundup

The Lowcountry’s best business-building resources By Hannah Massen & Lucy Rosen There is no shortage of organizations and opportunities to start, launch and grow your business through networking, educational programs, one-on-one mentoring and more – and this doesn’t even include the specialty organizations and associations such as The Hilton Head Area Home Builders Association, Low…