Rural and Critical Land Preservation Program Board
Mac Bennett is a life-long resident of South Carolina. He grew up in the Pee Dee and enjoyed hunting and fishing around Cheraw. After graduating with a BS in Finance and Management from USC, Mac pursued a career in nonprofit work. He served as Chief of Staff for the president at USC, executive director of the Central Carolina Community Foundation (Columbia) and CEO of the United Way of the Midlands (Columbia).
Mac has served on several boards including the SC Coastal Council (1987-1999), Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (2011-2016), Nord Family Foundation (2010-2016) and TogetherSC (1996-2012).
In 2018, Mac and his wife Leslie moved to Beaufort to enjoy the Lowcountry and be closer to their adult children.