Island Vibes Feb 2024

leadership and unwavering commitment to our community make him the ideal person to lead us forward. Accompanying him on this journey is Alex Stone, our new vice president. Alex's innovative thinking and passion for community engagement will undoubtedly invigorate the chamber's initiatives. I am also delighted to announce that Sandy Stone and Scottie Frier will continue to offer their invaluable expertise as treasurer and secretary, respectively. Their continued dedication provides a stable foundation for our chamber's ambitious plans. While transitioning from my role as president into immediate past-president, my commitment to the Isle of Palms remains steadfast. I will focus more intensely on orchestrating events celebrating our local busiear Isle of Palms community, As the sun rises on a new chapter for the Isle of Palms Chamber of Commerce, I am pleased to introduce the chamber's revitalized leadership team, an ensemble of dedicated individuals committed to fostering growth and unity within our beloved community. Rod Turnage, a visionary with a deep understanding of our island's unique business landscape, is stepping into the role of president. Rod's Chamber Notes A new era of leadership brings new energy, excitement By Ryan Buckhannon Past President, IOP Chamber of Commerce 10 BUSINESS Living and Selling the Lowcountry Lifestyle 2021-2022 Sales volume $94,000,000+ IOP RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE 1100 Palm Blvd. 2C Isle of Palms, SC 29451 Amy Rogers REALTOR OF DISTINCTION 843-824-4892 As seen on nesses and spotlighting our community's philanthropic spirit. Together, we will continue to weave the fabric of our island's vibrant culture. At our recent January meeting, Chad Holbrook, the head coach of the College of Charleston baseball team, gave an inspiring talk that paid testament to the incredible potential that lies within our community. His message underscored why we cherish our island and this community – a sentiment that will resonate through our exciting lineup of speakers this year. As we embark on this journey, I encourage you to stay connected with us. Follow @DiscoverIOP and @IOPchamber on social media for updates on chamber and community events. Your participation and support are vital in shaping the Isle of Palms into the best place to live, work and play. Together, let's embrace this new era with enthusiasm and unity. Warm regards, Ryan Buckhannon Isle of Palms Chamber of Commerce Past President D