Raleigh West

Executive Director

Raleigh was born and raised in Moncks Corner, SC. In 2004, after graduating from Wofford College, cum laude, he began working as a project manager for The Trust For Public Land out of Charleston. His work there centered on developing land protection programs with local governments and coordinating real estate transactions between private landowners and public agencies. His projects ultimately resulted in the conservation of over 7,500 acres of land throughout the Lowcountry. During that time he obtained an M.B.A. from The Citadel.

Raleigh went on to earn his law degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 2012. There, he graduated, cum laude, and received CALI awards for the highest grade in Real Estate and Land Use Planning. After law school Raleigh worked as an associate attorney in the litigation department of Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A., until he returned to land conservation with this Trust. Raleigh is married to Hall S. West, and they have two children, Scottie and Hugh.


Adair Roark

finance & marketing director


Adair was born and raised in Clinton, SC.  After graduating from Clemson University in 2001 she began her career in manufacturing and most recently worked in a consultative role with small to mid-size businesses in an outsourced CFO/Controller role.  Adair has been active in many non profits as both a volunteer and board member.  Her passion is growing a community and all that encompasses. 

Adair is married to Phil Roark, and they have two children, Chandler and Charlie.


Board of Directors

President - Al Kennedy

Vice President – Andrew Dennis (The Beach Company)

Secretary – Parker Hill (Santee Cooper)

Treasurer – Ronnie Givens 

Ryan Bowles (Oakland Club)

Michael Heitzler (Former Mayor, City of Goose Creek)

Alice Helmly

Barry Jurs (Berkeley County Economic Development)

Joe Kelley

Jeff Lord (Town of Moncks Corner)

Mac McQuillin (Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A.)

Rick Quagliaroli (Swamp Fox Agency)

Will Umphlett (Santee Cooper)

Ryan Wenzel (Sabine & Waters)

Sarah Windham (Dixon Hughes Goodman)