SEA was formed as a non-stock, not-for-profit Delaware corporation in March of 2022, in response to the imminent threat of demolition and residential redevelopment of a more than 100-year-old historically significant structure known as the “Old Mill Store.” The SEA team is made up of a number of dedicated locals who believe in the mission of preserving this historic property and serving the community.
Jim’s business career spans some 40 years, during which he held senior executive positions in advertising, investment banking, and strategic consulting, including eight years advising Darden Restaurants (Olive Garden, Longhorn Steakhouse, The Capital Grille, Yard House, etc.) on a variety of growth initiatives...Read More
Ian has a business career spanning more than thirty years as an executive in leadership roles primarily with GS America, Inc., a diversified investment and management company with global interests in a broad spectrum of businesses, including numerous investments in real estate, retail, restaurant, and hospitality...Read More
Chris Tait spent more than 30 years in the hospitality industry working with leading brands including Marriott, Starwood, and Hilton hotels. Leveraging his expertise in hotel management, Chris leads a consulting practice focused on the turnaround of underperforming properties...Read More