Who We Are
Robert M. Baldwin, CPA, Chair
Managing Member, Baldwin and Associates, LLC
Joe Waring, Vice Chair
Chief Financial Officer, Evening Post Industries
Kristen Gayeski Tinkler, OD, Secretary
Optometrist, Carolina Eyecare Physicians, LLC
Carol S. Clement, Treasurer
Controller, Clement, Crawford and Thornhill, Inc.
Clay W. Hershey, Immediate Past Chair
Partner and Senior Financial Advisor, Harbor Financial Group
Hon. Karl L. Brady, Jr.
Charleston City Councilmember, District 5
Samuel R. Clawson, Jr.
Attorney, Clawson Fargnoli, LLC
James F. Hill III, OD, FAAO
Optometrist, MUSC Storm Eye Institute
Dr. John Kulze III, MD
Ophthalmologist, The Eye Center of Charleston
Customer Operations Training, Senior, Blackbaud, Inc.
Marshall G. McClure
Vice President, Tax, E. I., du Pont de Nemours and Company, Retired
Paula S. Mullen
Marketing Consultant, Cumulus Media, Inc.
George B. Smythe
Senior Vice President, Mortgage Loan Officer, South State Bank
Thomas M. Smythe
Financial Planner, Jacobs, Coolidge & Company, LLC
B. Karl Jantzen, Board Member Emeritus
Retired US Army Major and Asset Manager
During the Spring of 2013, ABVI created an Advancement Committee comprised of motivated and talented young adults. The group was formed to help promote and raise awareness of the Association and its programs, to help recruit volunteers, to fundraise and to educate a younger generation about the Association and Charleston’s Tri-County community of blind and visually impaired individuals.
Ellen N. Hassell, Chair
Business Development Officer, Synovus Trust Company
William H. Adams
Kate A. Brady
Physical Therapist, MUSC
Employee Communications Coordinator, Ingevity
Maggie C. Harken
Credit Analyst, The Bank of South Carolina
Henry R. Laurens
Realtor Associate, Carriage Properties
Lauren E. Morgan
Human Resources Administrator, Anderson Insurance Associates, LLC
Aeromechanics Structural Analysis Engineer, Boeing
Jenkins H. Wilson
Associate, Halio & Halio Law Firm
Client Services and Office Coordinator Ladson, Volunteer Coordinator