One80 Place has a new board chair

One80 Place has a new board chair

One80 Place’s Board of Directors elects Herbert L. Drayton, III chair

Charleston, SC, July 31, 2018, One80 Place announced today Herbert L. Drayton, III will serve as chair of One80 Place’s Board of Directors.

Herbert’s career began right out of high school serving our country in the United States Marine Corps Reserve and the United States Air Force. The military is where he realized persistence is good, and strong leadership skills, along with a hard work ethic, are invaluable. While in the military, Herbert earned an AS in Electronic Systems Technology through the Community College of the Airforce, and later, a BS in Business Administration through the University of Phoenix. Herbert is the President and CEO of Vertical Holdings, an investment group operating five businesses, including Carolina Center for Occupational Health, Carolina Correctional Healthcare Management, Corporate Scholar, Dale Carnegie, and Productivity Solutions Training.

“I love that the One80 Place team beats with one big heart. This is evident in what I hear and observe them repeatedly do.  This journey is a great thing to be a part of.” says Herbert L. Drayton, III.

“Herbert brings leadership and strategic thinking to continue advancing our mission to end and prevent homelessness,” says Stacey W. Denaux, CEO of One80 Place.

Herbert is succeeding Scott Adams as chair. Scott will continue to serve on the board of directors as Immediate Past Chair.  Herbert’s two-year term leading the board will include some new members. They are Lindsey Carter (Troubadour), Brad Harvey (DoubleTree by Hilton Hotels & Suites Charleston), Jamie Lynch (EnviroSmart), and Tom O’Brien (Proctor & Gamble–retired).

Full Board List
Scott Adams, Adams and Wilson Development, Immediate Past Chair
Lindsey Carter, Troubadour
Ernie Cochran, K&L Gates Law Firm
Ben DeWolf, Caelum Capital Management, LLC
Herbert Drayton, Vertical Holdings, LLC, Chair
Brad Harvey, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotels & Suites Charleston
Scott Kester, Route 2 Capital Partners, Finance Vice Chair
Jamie Lynch, EnviroSmart
Danny Massie, Retired
Carole Murray, Boeing South Carolina
Tom O’Brien, Proctor & Gamble (retired)
Geno Paluso, The Citadel
Anne Surrett, Wells Fargo Private Bank, Chair-Elect
Jerome Taylor, City of Charleston Police Department
Colleen Troy, TouchPoint Communications, Communications Vice Chair
Owen Tyler, The Cassina Group, Governance Vice Chair
Dorie Wallace, Blackbaud, Development Vice Chair

About One80 Place
One80 Place ends and prevents homelessness one person at a time, one family at a time. Headquartered in Charleston, with offices in Columbia, One80 Place serves more than 1,300 individuals annually across the state of South Carolina. One80 Place has operated a shelter and community kitchen since 1984, and has expanded its services to more effectively end and prevent homelessness by offering legal services, on-site healthcare, and employment resources for individuals, families and Veterans. To learn more about One80 Place, visit


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