Dr. Nicole Dahlkemper: Water’s Edge Dentistry


Water's Edge Dentistry 1203 Two Island Court Mount Pleasant 843-884-6166 www.watersedgesc.com Dr. Nicole Dahlkemper is originally from Pennsylvania and enjoys the outdoors, whether it is in the mountains or on the beach. She loves spending time with her dogs – Kirby, Sully and Ditka – reading, yoga, kayaking and giving back to the community. She volunteers her time at the … [Read more...]

Gail Holdcraft: Bakies


Bakies 426 W. Coleman Blvd., Sweet C Mount Pleasant  843-881-2364 www.bakiessc.com Did you ever meet someone who is both left- and right-brained? Soon after finishing her degree in accounting, Gail Holdcraft started making cakes. While working for former Charleston Mayor Joe Riley’s father after graduation from college, Holdcraft had one of her first opportunities in … [Read more...]

Rachael Geib: SalonSalon


SalonSalon 897 Houston Northcutt Mount Pleasant 843-849-7005 www.salonsalonofcharleston.com Nine years ago, Rachael Geib’s dream came true when she opened SalonSalon of Charleston, located on Houston Northcutt Boulevard in Mount Pleasant. “I always wanted to be a hair dresser. My grandparents were barbers in the service,” Geib explained. “For my whole life, it has always … [Read more...]

Susie Molony: Southern Belles


Southern Belles 280 W. Coleman Blvd Mount Pleasant 843-881-1741 www.southernbelleschildren.com The path to a satisfying and successful career is not always straight or easy to navigate. Susie Molony, owner of Southern Belles: A Children’s Clothier, knows this all too well. After leaving her career in hospital pharmacy to get married, she became a stay-at-home mom who felt … [Read more...]

Tracy MacKellar: MODE of Mount Pleasant


MODE of Mount Pleasant 976 Houston Northcutt, Suite M Mount Pleasant 843-284-8977 www.shopmodestore.com/mtpleasant Back in 2008, Tracy MacKellar’s teenage daughter made an observation at her high school dance that would lead to a new life purpose – and a career in fashion – for the two of them. “She noticed some students hadn’t gone to the dance because they had nothing … [Read more...]

Nancy Swift: Swift Appliance


Swift Appliance 625 Johnnie Dodds Blvd Mount Pleasant 843-388-7283 www.swiftappliancesc.com Nancy Swift is quick to tell you that Swift Appliance is a family business. Her father was in the lumber business in New Jersey, and she learned the many different facets of running a business from him. With an associate degree in Fashion Merchandising plus a Marketing degree, she … [Read more...]

Dr. Cynthia Garner: Garner Family Dentistry


Garner Family Dentistry 1059 Chuck Dawley Blvd Mount Pleasant 843-884-6002 www.garnerfamilydentistry.com Dr. Cynthia Garner always wanted to be in the health care field. She chose dental school over medical school because she was drawn to the artistic aspect of cosmetic dentistry. “In my profession, you have to have an aesthetic vision for each patient. To make that … [Read more...]

Dr. Rachael Click: Preferred Eyecare Center

Preferred EyeCare Center
1118 Park West Blvd., Suite 5
Mount Pleasant, S.C. 29466

Preferred EyeCare Center 1118 Park West Blvd., Suite 5 Mount Pleasant 843-856-4775 www.preferredeyecarecenter.com Dr. Rachael Click knew opening her own practice was going to be a challenge, but she didn’t want to do it any other way. “I started from scratch because I had a lot of good ideas for patient care. I also knew that if I didn’t do it, someone else would,” she … [Read more...]

Windi McKeithan: The Ragamuffin Children’s


The Ragamuffin Children's Boutique Stride Rite Shoes Radical Rags 210 Coleman Blvd Mount Pleasant 843-884-4814 www.ragamuffinchildrensboutique.com When she was 23 years old, Charleston native Windi McKeithan took a leap of faith and decided to buy two children’s wear shops in Mount Pleasant. Armed with a fashion merchandizing degree, good taste, an eye for upcoming … [Read more...]

Dr. Gina Courson: Accurate Chiropractic


Accurate Chiropractic 3373 South Morgans Point Road, Suite 307 Mount Pleasant 426 W. Coleman Blvd. Mount Pleasant 843-971-8814 www.mtpleasantchiro.com Dr. Gina Courson is a chiropractor who received her undergraduate degree in business from the University of Georgia and her doctor of Chiropractic degree from Life University in Atlanta. Courson is certified in … [Read more...]

Meredith Nelson: PrimeTime Fitness


PrimeTime 1558 Ben Sawyer Blvd Mount Pleasant 843-883-0101 www.primetimefit.net Meredith Nelson has a varied and extensive history in the fitness industry. Starting in the 1980s and carrying 30 extra pounds, she gradually developed a love of all things active – especially running, weightlifting, yoga and cycling. She also gets her thrills putting others through a grueling … [Read more...]

Kathie Livingston: Adventures Outfitters


Nature Adventures Outfitters Shrimp Boat Lane Mount Pleasant 843-568-3222 www.kayakcharlestonsc.com Known locally as “Woods Woman” and “Kayak Lady,” Kathie Livingston not only loves what she does but shares that love with others. “ As a child, I lived outdoors. I was always on my horse, hiking in the woods, camping outside. My mother and sisters would literally pay me … [Read more...]

Dr. Casey Adkins: Advanced Hearing Care


Advanced Hearing Care 900 Johnnie Dodds Blvd Mount Pleasant 843-606-5658 www.advhearing.com Dr. Casey Adkins was happy to trade in cold, wet winters for the sunshine and warm temperatures prevalent in the Lowcountry, but there’s a more important reason she left Indiana for South Carolina – the opportunity to work in an audiology practice that is more about health care than … [Read more...]

Kimberly Powell: Woodhouse Day Spa


Woodhouse Day Spa Charleston 725 Johnnie Dodds Blvd. Mount Pleasant 843-203-1772 www.charleston.woodhousespas.com Woodhouse Day Spa Charleston is celebrating its first year anniversary, and owner and regional developer Kimberly Powell is feeling both reflective and inspired. “As I look in the rear view mirror, I’m so grateful and proud of my amazing team, who truly … [Read more...]

Amanda Rosen: Butterfly Women’s Consignment Boutique


Butterfly Women's Consignment Boutique 624-H Long Point Road Mount Pleasant 843-884-8577 www.butterflyconsignments.com Transformations occur daily at Butterfly Women’s Consignment Boutique – turning an outfit from drab to dramatic or turning expensive brands into affordable items. On a bright Thursday morning, the store in the Belle Hall Shopping Center bustles with … [Read more...]