Business Briefs - March 16, 2017

Kevin Brookes named top mortgage loan officer

Kevin Brookes, vice president and mortgage loan officer for South State Bank, was awarded #1 Mortgage Loan Officer for South State Bank in SC, NC, and GA.

Kevin, and his wife, Catherine, moved to Daniel Island 15 years ago. His office is located at 234 Seven Farms Drive, Suite 113, Daniel Island. Kevin has been a Mortgage Loan Officer for 22 years and specializes in jumbo loans, construction loans, lot loans, physician loans, refinances, renovation loans, and assisting buyers with their first home purchase.

“I am very thankful for all my clients, friends, and referral sources who trust me each year to assist them with their home loan needs,” said Kevin. “I love the business, what I do, and it is a true blessing” You can reach Kevin at 843-324-0279, via email at, or visit his website at

David Theobald selected as official chiropractor for the Charleston Battery

Daniel Island resident Dr. David Theobald of Theobald Family Chiropractic has been chosen as the Official Chiropractor for the Charleston Battery soccer team for the 17th year. Theobald will provide chiropractic care to players before all home matches and players will also be seen in his Mount Pleasant office.

“It is an honor to care for these professional athletes and be part of the team that keeps them on the field,” said Theobald. “I have learned an incredible amount about sports injury and rehabilitation caring for these players. It really helps me in my every day practice; there are not many injuries that I have not been exposed to.”

DIPAC hires director of advancement

The Daniel Island Performing Arts Center (DIPAC) has announced the hiring of Lowcountry native Betsy Brabham as director of advancement. She will be working with the DIPAC Board of Directors and Advisory Committee to implement a long-term strategic fundraising plan to advance its Capital Campaign.

Betsy is a College of Charleston graduate and brings a diverse skill set to her duties, according to a DIPAC press release. She has participated in fundraising activities for The American Cancer Society and the Rotary Club. Her most recent position was marketing coordinator for Embraer Executive Jets in Melbourne, Florida. During her tenure there, she oversaw a multimillion dollar advertising budget and successfully coordinated seven international marketing events across five different countries. She also served as brand ambassador for Embraer at global media partner events.

DIPAC’s vision is to create an intimate (400 seats) and acoustically pure performing arts center for local performing arts companies and arts professionals. It will create and implement a comprehensive portfolio of arts education, outreach programs, and initiatives for students of all ages across the Lowcountry. DIPAC will also have South Carolina’s first LORT* Theatre company in residence. DIPAC’s timeline projects an inaugural season during 2019-2020.

*There are 72 LORT designated theatres in all the major markets across the country. LORT theatres are considered “destinations” and serve as incubators for Broadway shows. In addition, they are eligible for regional Tony Awards. Currently no LORT theatres exist in the state of South Carolina.

Daniel Island Publishing

225 Seven Farms Drive
Unit 108
Daniel Island, SC 29492 

Office Number: 843-856-1999
Fax Number: 843-856-8555


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