Meet Our Team
At Haig Point, we pride ourselves on the amazing team members here to exceed your expectations. Led by Doug Egly, we share one priority — to ensure our Members and Residents enjoy an incredible experience every day.
acting CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Adam joined the Haig Point team in 2016. He has a background in marketing to an international audience through mixed media. His role at Haig Point includes internal member communications, as well as, attracting prospective new members.
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Jeff brings significant financial management experience within the Hospitality and Real Estate Development industries. He was a Senior Vice President of the Tavistock Development Company where he was responsible for the Accounting, Finance, Treasury, Legal, Risk and Procurement Departments. He was also the Chief Financial Officer of the Viceroy Hotel Group which has 14 locations and annual revenues of $350 million.
SALES AND MARKETING
Lauren joined the Haig Point team in 2017 as Marketing Coordinator. In her current role of Programming + Communications Manager, she is responsible for all Member communication both printed and digital, creates and publishes the Haig Point Happenings, handles all social media and creates meaningful programming options to enhance Members’ lives at Haig Point.
Interim broker-in-charge/lead realtor
Laura Leigh, her husband, and two children have lived on Daufuskie Island since January 2007. Before joining Premier Properties by Haig Point Laura Leigh stayed at home raising her two children and was involved in multiple community organizations around the island. She graduated from The University of Georgia in 2002 with a degree in psychology and after graduating she then pursued a career in pharmaceutical sales for more than 5 years. Laura Leigh has most recently decided to start a career in real estate focusing on Daufuskie Island. With her past history in sales along with her many years of living on the island, she can offer her clients firsthand information and extensive knowledge of this area to assure success for all their real estate needs.
MEMBER & REALTOR RELATIONS MANAGER
Courtney comes to Haig Point with a background in Event & Hospitality Management. With 11 years of professional experience in the Hospitality & Country Club industry, Courtney’s role is to serve as a liaison to our Membership and serves as the point of contact for new Members and new homeowners in Haig Point.
Director of marine operations
Prior to joining Haig Point, Chris served as a senior executive for two large international yachting companies, Beneteau America and Hudson Yacht Group. In his role as President of Hudson Yacht Group he was responsible for 400 employees.
His 10 years in the marine industry was preceded by 25 years in the private aviation business, where he founded and led the growth of Global Air and subsequently sold to a large public corporation. His long and successful career includes engaging governmental stakeholders like the Federal Aviation Administration and the United States Coast Guard.
Chris holds licenses as an FAA pilot, Flight Paramedic, PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor and a USCG 100 Ton captain. He’s excited to bring his experience in both marine and private aviation to Haig Point. He has recently moved from the upstate and has put down roots here in the Lowcountry. Over the past several months he’s identified areas for improvement and is excited to bring his many years of experience to our unique operation.
Director of Recreation and Wellness
Recently from Asheville, NC where Mitchell spent the last 3.5 years at one of the top wellness retreats in the country, Skyterra. In his time there, he grew from a Health & Fitness Specialist to Fitness Director, and eventually Program Director, which allowed him to work directly with guests of all ages, backgrounds, skill levels. Helping individuals see what they can achieve through being active and improving their fitness levels is what he loves about his career the most.
DIRECTOR OF GOLF COURSE MAINTENANCE & GROUNDS
Scott has been a certified golf course superintendent for over 20 years and is certified in Best Management Practices for golf courses. Prior to joining Haig Point in 2016, he was the Director of Golf Development for WCI Communities where he oversaw the development and construction of all their golf courses.
DIRECTOR OF agronomy
Matt received his degree in Turfgrass Management from North Carolina State University. He has been a Golf Course Superintendent for the past 15 years. Matt spent eight years at the Atlanta Athletic Club, and for the past seven years at The Hasentree Club in Wake Forest, NC. He led a full-scale renovation with Rees Jones Design in the summer of 2016 on the Highlands Course at the Atlanta Athletic Club. He also helped lead the team through the 2011 PGA Championship and the 2014 United States Amateur Championship. Most recently, Matt has collaborated on a bunker and greens renovation at The Hasentree Club with Fazio Design. Matt and his wife, Katrina, are proud parents to their eight-year-old daughter Mackenzie. In his spare time, Matt enjoys outdoor activities such as spending time with family, hiking, golfing, and attending racing events.
DIRECTOR OF GOLF
For 10 years, Jay was Director of Golf at The Grandezza Golf Club in Fort Myers, Florida. Jay brings over 30 years of golf operations and high-end private club experience to Haig Point along with an extensive background in teaching, hosting tournaments and merchandising.
GOLF AND LEISURE SALES COORDINATOR
Jim comes to Haig Point with background in both golf and sales. He has over six years of experience in both the golf and sales industry here in the Lowcountry. Jim’s role as Golf and Leisure Sales Coordinator here at Haig Point is help sell all of the Haig Point amenities to all of our affiliate members and guests.
FOOD & BEVERAGE
Food & beverage director
Michael was most recently the General Manager of the South Carolina Yacht Club. Michael has worked in private clubs, hotels, and restaurants across the country. Before moving to Hilton Head several years ago, he spent 15 years in Atlanta working at the Buckhead Diner, Del Frisco’s Grille, Chops Steak House, and Pano’s and Paul’s.
Taylor brings more than 15 years’ experience in food and beverage. He previously served as the Head Chef at Marshside Mama’s Café on Daufuskie Island.
DIRECTOR OF PROPERTY SERVICES
As the Director of Property Services at Haig Point, Tim is in charge of Member Services, Front Desk, Lodging, Facilities Maintenance and the administration of the Architectural Review Board. Tim is originally from Wisconsin and attended the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Early in his career he worked in the hotel industry and owned a restaurant in the Silicon Valley of California. After a two-year stint in Spain, Tim returned to the USA and entered the Private Club and Community Industry. Tim is the State licensed Property Manager In-Charge for Haig Point. He carries National Board Certification in Community Association Management. He is a member of the Club Managers Association of America and the Community Association Management Institute.