As Executive Director of the Preservation Society, Mr. King directs the preservation and advocacy mission of the Society, oversees its operations, and develops and executes organizational goals. Mr. King is an adjunct professor in Historic Preservation at Clemson
University and the College of Charleston, and serves on the Board of Directors for Drayton Hall. He holds a BA in Architectural History from Trinity College and a MS in Historic Preservation from the University of Pennsylvania.
Prior to this, Mr. King worked in real estate development focusing on historic renovations and infill projects in Savannah, GA. and Charleston, SC. He also consulted on preservation projects. He is certified as a Building Analyst and Envelope Professional by the Building Performance Institute and holds a South Carolina real estate license.
He has served on the Board of the Charleston Civic Design Center, and as a member of the Charleston Tourism Committee, the Charleston Short Term Rental Committee, and the Charleston Green Committee. He is past President of the Board for the Preservation Society of Charleston.