Advisory Board

HillSouth is proud to have a cross-section of the community who serve as advisory board members. These members provide valuable guidance to the company on the most pressing business issues and meet quarterly. Their efforts are closely aligned with the company's CEO and the entire management team.

Brian Kelley

Brian Kelley

Pee Dee Electric Cooperative, Inc.

Mr. Kelley is Vice-President of Marketing for Pee Dee Electric Cooperative and a graduate of Francis Marion University in Florence, South Carolina.


Stephen A. Imbeau, MD, FACP, FAAAAI

Stephen A. Imbeau, MD, FACP, FAAAAI

Allergy, Asthma, & Sinus Center, PA

Dr. Imbeau hails from Portland, OR and was the first board certified Allergist to practice in Florence, SC. He has experience in economic development and numerous civic clubs over his long career. He also chairs Joint Council's Managed Care Group


Walker Floyd

Walker Floyd

King Cadillac, Buick, GMC

Mr. Floyd is an accomplished CFO having managed one of the most successful General Motors dealers in the Southeastern, USA


Pete Mazzaroni

Pete Mazzaroni

Roche Carolina, Inc.

Mr. Mazzaroni is the Director of Public Affairs for South Carolina's only Roche manufacturing facility, located in Florence. He holds a degree from Central Michigan University and previously worked with Roche at a New Jersey facility.


John Ramsey

John Ramsey

Diamond Hill Plywood

Mr. Ramsey operates Diamond Hill Plywood, with locations all across the Southeastern US. He sits on the SCANA regional advisory board, McLeod Health Foundation Board, Charleston-Southern Board of Visitors, and Spartanburg-Methodist College Board.


Richard Owens

Richard Owens

Aiken & Company Insurance & Real Estate

Richard Owens is the Vice President of Aiken & Company, Inc. Insurance and Real Estate, “SINCE 1914”. He joined the firm in 2004 and focuses on all aspects of risk management, insurance marketing/sales, and real estate transactions within the agency