Who We Are

The Center for Heirs’ Property Preservation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that protects heirs’ property and promotes its sustainable use to provide increased economic benefit to historically under-served families.

Meet our Energized 2018 Board!

W. McLeod “Mac” Rhodes, Chair
President – W. McLeod Rhodes Co.

Yvonne Knight-Carter, Vice-Chair
Partner – Broadaxe Branch Partners

W. Kenneth Swing, Jr., Treasurer
VP & Trust Real Estate – Wells Fargo

Molly Edwards, Esq.
Attorney At Law/Assoc. Probate Judge

Toya Hampton, Esq.
Owner – Toya Hampton, LLC

Marvin Eugene  “Gene” Hundley
Owner – Hundley Services, LLC

Sabrina L. W. Johnson, Esq.
Attorney At Law – Bright Williams Johnson, LLC

Quietta Jordan, Esq.
CRA Coordinator –  South State Bank

Jonathan P. Kresken, JD
Assist. VP – The Citadel Foundation

Bernett “Bernie” Mazyck
Pres./CEO – SC Association for Community Economic Development (SCACED)

Lucy Sanders, Esq.
Bloodgood & Sanders Law Firm

Alex Singleton
Forester – International Paper

Ronald “Ronnie” Summers
CEO – Palmetto Agribusiness Council

J. Camden West, Esq.
Attorney – West Law Firm, LLC

Mary M. Wrighten
Heirs’ Property Owner/Community Leader


2017 Funders of the Center include:

Benwood Foundation, Coastal Community Foundation [Amanda’s Fund, Julia and Lee McLeod Endowment, Lothmann Family Fund, OPEN Grants, Regional Cycle – Northern and Southern Lowcountry, Sharon and David Ward Family Fund, The Beaufort Fund and VOLVO Fund], Frances P. Bunnelle Foundation, Gaylord & Dorothy Donnelley Foundation, Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation, Post & Courier Foundation, SC Bar Foundation, Bank of America Settlement Fund, The Joanna Foundation, US Dept of Agriculture [2501 Outreach & Advocacy, SC Natural Resources Conservation Service, Forest Service, and Small & Beginning Rancher Development Program], U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities, Inc., Wells Fargo Foundation, and many generous individual donors like YOU!