Born and raised in Charleston SC. After graduation from the United States Military Academy at West Point, completed airborne and ranger training and served as advisor with the South Vietnamese Rangers in Vietnam 1967-68. Retired from South Carolina Electric & Gas Company (SCANA) after many years of service primarily managing the construction of major power plant projects. Married to MaryBelle Davis Smith. Two daughters – Angela Hughes of Jacksonville FL and Emily (Reid) Wilson of Greenville SC. Five grandsons- Henry and Alexander Hughes; Max, Abney and Crews Wilson. Reside on family farm in Clinton SC.

Strong desire to add value to my clients. Total commitment to my clients in understanding their needs, being knowledgeable, looking after their best interest, clear and concise communications and timely followup. Most important – building strong bond of trust.