GET TO KNOW US
HHIMLS is a statewide premier multiple listing service in South Carolina, established in 1976. A proud member of the Council of Multiple Listing Services, it is the listing platform facilitating more than $4 billion in annual real estate transactions. Headquartered on Hilton Head Island, it serves Agents and Realtors representing properties in South Carolina and Georgia. HHIMLS is vital to the success of real estate professionals and consumers by maintaining the most dependable and powerful data in the marketplace, updated in real time. Since inception this MLS is brokerage-owned and independent allowing for focus on unique Agent and Broker needs. The corporation adheres to the highest standards of ethics and professionalism to provide a competitive and cooperative marketplace.
MEET THE HHIMLS STAFF
CEO | Colette Stevenson
In addition to being the Chief "Happiness" Officer, the position manages real estate services to the real estate agents of South Carolina and Georgia. Comparative the largest MLS organizations in the country. Colette was formally a marketing executive in the entertainment and ticketing industry and VP of a local developer and custom builder as well as president of an inside group of marketing strategies. While enjoying the privilege of serving the real estate professionals, she may be seen navigating a road course in Georgia, snow skiing, or enjoying a South Carolina sunset with her Husband and her orange tabby cat.
Data Sync Genius | Dennis Elliott
Manages IDX, real estate transaction standards, data compliance, and membership/vendor audits. He has been with the organization since 2006, previously serving as a Member Services Associate. Before joining HHIMLS, Dennis worked with Marketlinx, now Corelogic, as a Technical Support Supervisor. Originally from Alabama, Dennis is a retired Navy Veteran who has been around the world 3 times! Of course, as a huge fan of University of Alabama.....ROLL TIDE!
Brand Curator | Stephanie Fera
As the Ambassador of MLS Buzz, Stephanie coordinates marketing and administration- including special projects and events. Before joining the HHIMLS team, she served the real estate industry for six years, most recently with Ryan Homes, a nationwide New Homebuilder. She is a graduate of Radford University. As a recent CMLX1 grad, she has complete understanding of the MLS world. Stephanie can't get enough of the beach and enjoys the Island life with her husband and two dogs- a German Shepherd and a Cocker Spaniel.
Training And Development Wizard | Ginnette Lee
Responsible for conducting, maintaining, creating, and implementing training programs for members and staff. She comes from Caraustar Industries in the Upstate of South Carolina, where she held multiple roles that included training and development of 13 newly acquired facilities. Ginnette has her CDEI from IDECC and is a State Real Estate Course Instructor. She enjoys the Lowcountry life in the Bluffton area with her Husband, The Gourmet, their two daughters, and two dogs- Chihuahua and Beagle mix. She is innovatively creative and a huge Disney fan!
Member Success Rockstar II | Phillip Kent
Responsible for providing support on all technology-based products, maintaining relationships with members, developing new members and a host of other duties. Phillip has a keen understanding of internet technology. A North Carolina Native, he previously worked in a corporate business development and reporting for a digital marketing firm. He has several certifications in Google Adwords and continuing education in online advertising, e-commerce, and marketing in the digital age. Phillip is also a Certified Supra Master User (SMU). The outdoors and good food are what make him tick!
Money Maestro | Kathy Garino
As the accounting manager, Kathy orchestrates accounts payable, accounts receivable, invoicing, state and vendor reporting, financial reporting and overall accounting operations. Previously, she worked locally with Cassidy CPA. Kathy lives on HHI with her Husband, two sons; one in college at JMU and one in HHI Middle School. She also has a daughter who is a recent graduate from Georgetown. When Kathy isn't spending her free time traveling to Washington, D.C. you may find her and her beautiful lab mix, Annie, with her toes in the sand at the Dunes House or Coco's on the Beach.
Member Success Rockstar | Pam King
Pam comes to HHIMLS with 20+ years of Real estate experience at the office admin level, giving her a unique perspective on the issues we work through every day. She moved here from West Virginia with her husband for a job change. They have three grown children, two grandkids, and three grand dogs. all who live just a few hours away, giving them the opportunity to do one of their favorite things- spend time with family. They also love the ocean and the beach, as well as quilting, traveling to music concerts and seeing new places.
Community Success Specialist | Ashton Hayes
Ashton, a Native Islander of HHI studied Hotel & Restaurant Management at Coastal Carolina University. Former local restaurateur, Ashton decided to apply her management skills and knowledge of the area for a career in Property Management and Real Estate. Ashton enjoys her time off with her daughter and their rescued dogs; White German Shepherd (Ava) and Maltese (Sasha). As well as her love to travel, play tennis, boating and working on her golf game.
THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Experienced Leaders Guide South Carolina’s Premier Multiple Listing Service. HHIMLS is governed by a Board of Trustees. The board is responsible for fiduciary duties and standards of conduct as well as reinforcing the rules of the corporation. To be eligible, they must be a SC or GA licensed broker-in-charge, head appraiser, company designate, and be in good standing.
HHIMLS 2019 Board Officers and Trustees
DAN PRUD'HOMME - President, BIC, Carolina Realty Group
RANDY SMITH - Past President, BIC, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Hilton Head Bluffton Realty
DAN JACKSON - Secretary/Treasurer, BIC, Searchlight Realty
LINDA FRANK - Broker/MLS Designate, Sea Pines Real Estate South Beach
BRUCE GOFF - SC State Certified Residential Appraiser, BIC, Bruce A. Goff, Inc.
TOM REED - BIC, Charter One Realty