Aurel E. Stuart, Jr.

Mr. Stuart's credentials include a BA in Economics, an MS in Management and extensive executive-level experience with Fortune 500 Companies, both as a Vice President of National Sales and Retail Marketing with Coca-Cola USA and as President and Principal of The Resource Group, a marketing services agency serving clients such as Oscar Mayer, M&M/Mars, Uncle Ben's, Tropicana, Kraft, Quaker Foods, and Life University. TRG's consulting practice focuses primarily within the Foodservice Industry providing market leaders with strategic initiatives and value-added programs for accelerating profitable growth.

In addition, he is an adjunct professor of management with the University of South Carolina - Beaufort, Park University, and Kaplan University. Courses include:

Management and Leadership Principles, Strategic Management, Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management, Compensation Management, Interpersonal Communication, Corporate Training & Development, Services Marketing, Marketing Leadership, Hospitality Management, Strategic Management in the Hospitality Industry, Organizational Theory, Entrepreneurship, Organizational Development, and Small Business Management.

Mr. Stuart is also a volunteer coach with the men's basketball team at Hilton Head High School. He and his wife Jane reside in the Leamington area of Palmetto Dunes.