Richard Barry is a graduate of Valdosta State University '88 (Valdosta, GA) and current owner of Atlantic Publication Group, LLC, a Charleston-based custom print, electronic and digital publishing firm. Richard and his wife Maggie, moved to Charleston in 1997 from Athens, GA. They have a son Michael in eight grade and a daughter Lucy in fifth grade. Richard a volunteer coach for both middle school basketball and football. Richard's primary volunteer activities for the Porter Gaud Father's Association include work on the Fall & Winter Sports Programs respectively. Richard will also be involved with the annual Basketball Classic hosted by Porter Gaud each December.
Connection to Porter-Gaud: Child, Michael (Class of 2018).
Mike has worked with the PG Fathers Association for four years, working his way up the ladder to become a PG concession stand specialists.
Mike was born in the Bronx, NY. He is a 1980 graduate of the University of SC, with a degree in marketing management. Mike was recruited to USC by basketball coach Frank McGuire. He was team captain his junior and senior years, and was a 5th round draft pick by the NBA Hawks. Mike is married to Lavonda Miley (USC 1986, PhD)
Mike has been a corporate bond broker for the past 23 years, 19 of which have been with his current employer, Murphy Durieu, an inter-dealer brokerage company (120 John St, NY,NY). He began his financial career at Merrill Lynch in NY in 1986.
Born in Murfreesboro, TN, Graduated from Montgomery Bell Academy '91 and then University of Mississippi '96
Married to Anna Liz Moss Dupps of Beaufort, SC. Moved from Beaufort to Charleston in 2008.
Drew, PG Class of '22 and Hogan, O'Quinn School
President of The Greenery of Charleston (commercial landscape maintenance and construction)
PG Connection: Lillian (2019), and this is her first year at PG.
Job experience: With 15 years experience in financial services and risk management, Shawn is currently Managing Partner of Arete Advisors, LLC, a firm which he started in 2007. There are two focuses of the company: 1. Captive Insurance Company implementation, formation, management and ownership structures 2. Life Settlement investments, both individual policies and pooled assets of this class. Shawn moved his family and his company to Charleston in August of 2011. He is married to Jennifer Holland, and they also have a son, Gray, who is in kindergarten at Sullivan’s Island elementary. Shawn graduated from Presbyterian College in 1989 with a degree in Business and minor in Computer Science. He was also a four-time All-American tennis player for PC. Jennifer attended the University of Alabama for both undergrad and graduate school in early childhood education. Current interests include a broad range of sports with his children, including soccer, basketball, baseball, tennis and golf. Shawn has participated in the Porter Gaud B2B meetings and volunteered regularly for football concessions with the Father’s Association. In his spare time, he is an aspiring television and movie producer with a project scheduled for a fourth quarter 2012 launch.
Married to Caroline K Horn.
Son- Hunter Horn, PG Class of 2018
Daughter- Bailey Horn Class of 2015 Ashley Hall
President of RoHoHo, Inc—owns and operates Papa Johns Pizza and Jersey Mikes Subs in Southeast
Graduated University of Kentucky in 1987
Graduate 1984; Parent of Rebecca (Class of 2018) and Ben (Class of 2019) and Anna who attends O’Quinn School.
Tulane University, New Orleans, LA – BS Psychology, BS Communication graduated in 1988
University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC - Juris Doctor 1992.
United States Supreme Court;
South Carolina Supreme Court;
District of Columbia;
U.S. Court of Appeals, Second, Third and Fourth Circuits;
American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys (Treasurer);
National Board of Trial Advocacy;
Charleston County Bar Association;
American Bar Association;
South Carolina Bar (House of Delegates, 1996-2008; Chairman, Practice & Procedure Committee, 1998-1999);
American Association for Justice;
South Carolina Association for Justice;
Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference permanent member
PG Connection: Son, Jake, class of 2018.
Dale Lanford is a partner at Cognetix Advertising, Marketing and Graphic Design. Cognetix is a full-service advertising and marketing agency providing services in TV, radio, billboard, print, online and social media. Dale serves as the head of the creative department and is in charge of all design and creative services. Dale has over 25 years of direct experience in advertising and served as Director of Operations for South Carolina’s oldest ad agency (ASA) for 10 years prior to becoming a founding member of Cognetix in 2001. He serves as the current creative lead for all projects.
Dale has worked on many marketing campaigns with local and regional clients in various business sectors such as Medical (MUSC, Trumpf, Belimed, Berchtold, Trident Medical Center, Head & Neck cancer Alliance, Bees Ferry Veterinary Hospital), Hospitality (HarbourView Inn, The French Quarter, Vendue Inn, Old South Carriage, Andrew Pinckney, King Charles Inn, Seaside Inn), Food Services (Just Fresh, Tommy Condons, AW Shucks, Triangle, Hanks, Mercatos, Sticky Fingers, Vickerys, Bretts ), Education (The Citadel, The College of Charleston, Erskine College, Charleston Southern), Homebuilders & Real Estate (DR Horton, Summerville Homes, Sunburst Homes, The Beach Company, Sadler), Technical (Innerlogic, Berenyi, Biometric), Corporate (PGI, Santee Cooper, The Port of Charleston), Boating (Key West Boats, Seaparts), Financial (Bank of SC, Automated Trading Desk, AP Recovery), Automotive ( McElveen GMC/Buick/Chevy, Truckville, TruAuto), and Adult Care ( Bishop Gadsden, Winyah Hospice), Political (Authur Ravenel, Maurice Washington, Jonathan Brown).
Dale has a daughter in 11th grade at Ashley Hall. His wife , Sally is owner of Bees Ferry Veterinary Hospital. They live on James Island.
Ryan Miles is the father of John Miles, Porter-Gaud class of 2021, and Renny Miles, class of 2024. His youngest daughter Libby attends St. Andrew's Day School and will join her brother and sister at Porter-Gaud for first grade.
Ryan is married to Tris Miles. He grew up in Greenville, SC, and graduated from Christ Church Episcopal School. Ryan received his BA from Davidson College.
Ryan is a 757 pilot for FedEx and is based in Memphis, Tennesee.
John Rama1465 Winton RdMount Pleasant SC 29464 Maureen (2015) William (2017)Board Member Father Association
President - Sonitrol Security Systems
Joe Salvo is the father of Joseph, Porter-Gaud Class of 2019, and husband of Mary Elizabeth Salvo.
Born and raised in Milwaukee Wisconsin and a graduate of Marquette University, Joe is currently Broker in Charge
of the Seabrook Island Real Estate Company. He has been a real estate professional for over 25 years, as Sales Executive, Sales Manager, Broker Owner of his own company, trainer, speaker, and as a business and marketing consultant to Real Estate Companies throughout the country. Before becoming Broker In Charge of Seabrook Island Real Estate in the spring of 2004, Joe spent eight years as a consultant with Cendant Corporation. Cendant is the world’s largest real estate company and owns the Coldwell Banker, Century 21, ERA and Sotheby brand names nationally.
Cliff has two sons at Porter-Gaud: Connor (Class of 2016) and Kevin (Class of 2017).
He has an active history with community and business-related non-profit organizations in the Cayman Islands and California. In Grand Cayman, where Cliff and his family lived until August 2010, he served as Treasurer of the Cayman Islands Tourism Association (CITA), and served on the Boards of Directors and Executive Committees of that and predecessor organizations since the early 1990s. In California (where Cliff and family lived from 1996-2004), Cliff served on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the Burlingame Chamber of Commerce, as well as the Financial Advisory Committee for the Burlingame Public Schools. He was also a founding Director of the non-profit, community group, Citizens for a Better Burlingame.
Cliff and his wife, Sue Woods, have enjoyed developing for-profit entities too, also in Grand Cayman and California, where they created and owned restaurants and real estate entities. Their restaurants include Chicken! Chicken!, Cimboco – A Caribbean Café, and Breezes By the Bay – Tropical Grill & Rhum Deck.
In a previous life, Cliff was Research Analyst for the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB). He studied at Kenyon College and Columbia University, among others.