MEETING – Herbert Drayton, Board Chair – Coastal Community Foundation @ Hilton Garden Inn
Sep 27 @ 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm
Herbert Drayton, Board Chair, Coastal Community Foundation
Herbert Drayton, Board Chair, Coastal Community Foundation

Herbert Drayton is the Chair of the Coastal Community Foundation Board of Directors. He has served on the board since 2016 and has served as a member of the Investment Committee and Chair of the Grantmaking & Community Leadership Committee.

Professionally, Herbert is the managing partner of HI Mark Capital. Based in North Charleston, HI Mark Capital invests in Black-owned, women-owned and other minority-owned businesses in the Southeast, seeking both a financial return as well as a social impact. He has enjoyed 20 years of experience establishing, buying, and managing businesses in a variety of industries including healthcare, IT, SaaS, and corporate training. Herbert served honorably in the US Air Force and the US Marine Corps Reserves. He received a Bachelor of Science in Business degree from the University of Phoenix and an Associate of Applied Sciences degree from the Community College of the Air Force.

As a Charleston native, Herbert is passionate about community service and civic leadership in this region. He serves on the Board of Directors of Roper St Francis Hospital Foundation, Palmetto Goodwill, the Social Justice Racial Equity Collaborative, St. Francis Hospital, Association of Black Foundation Executives, and Fresh Start Visions. He is an Advisory Board member for the School of Business at Charleston Southern University and Past Chair of the Board of One80 Place.

MEETING – Guest Speaker – Rachel Haynie and Katelyn Leblanc, Hollings Cancer Center LOWVELO 2021 @ Hilton Garden Inn
Oct 4 @ 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm
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Rachel Haynie, Event Manager

Rachel Haynie is a graduate from the College of Charleston with joint degrees in Business Administration and Hospitality and Tourism Management. She joined LOWELO in 2021, having been in the event management industry for over 15 years working as an Assistant Race Director with the Cooper River Bridge Run. She has also worked with other well-known events in Charleston including the Turkey Day Run and Gobble Wobble, the IOP Connector Run and The Charleston Marathon. Rachel also holds a position on the board of directors for the Kelso Bishop Family Foundation.

Rachel is originally from Baltimore, Maryland, and has called Charleston home for 17 years. She lives in West Ashley with her husband, Ashton, and her two sons, Bryce (2) and Wyatt (8 months). Rachel enjoys spending time with her family including participating in family-friendly community events, boating, horseback riding and baking.

MEETING – Ashton Johnson, Beyond Basic Life Skills @ Hilton Garden Inn/Homewood Suites- Summerville
Oct 11 @ 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm

Meeting at the Hilton Garden Inn/Homewood Suites- Summerville. 406 Sigma Dr. Summerville, SC 29483


MEETING – Guest Speaker – Robert Flagler, One Region Roadmap @ Hilton Garden Inn
Oct 25 @ 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm