A forty-year plus veteran of the investment industry, Mac was an officer in the Marine Corps before accepting an opportunity as a financial advisor with Merrill Lynch. He was then offered a leadership position with one of the most storied and respected investment firms, The Robinson Humphrey Company, where he would ultimately serve on the Board of Directors. Mac spent the next several years and many mergers and acquisitions in various leadership roles with Robinson Humphrey [became] Smith Barney [became] Morgan Stanley. Most recently Mac was the Eastern Division Manager for Stephens, a private investment banking and wealth management firm.
Mac and his wife, Beverly, have a home in Columbia, South Carolina, and a farm north of there. Mac and Beverly have two children and five grandchildren. When Mac is not working in the business, he is playing the mandolin and singing in his bluegrass band or competing in bird hunting trials.