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Corie Hipp knew at a young age that she was a natural communicator. Her favorite work is focused on a cause that benefits the community and she is constantly evolving and seeking new ways to lend her expertise. 

Corie is a South Carolina native with more than 20 years of experience in marketing + communications and community advocacy including effective nonprofit branding and messaging; graphic design; web design; social media marketing; press and public relations; advocacy, community, and historic preservation; hospitality management, events, and production coordination. Her client base is a mix of both profit and non-profit clients, in addition to having worked with many organizations through serving on various committees and boards throughout the South Carolina area. 

During her involvement in the restoration of the Seashore Farmers Lodge at Sol Legare (http://bit.ly/1LfVd6E), she happened upon an immense love for Charleston’s history with a special affinity for the preservation of African American cultural sites. Over the course of the past fifteen years Corie has been instrumental in several projects that have successfully brought this story full-circle and she continues to advise on many similar efforts throughout the lowcountry.

Corie won an honor award from the National Trust for Historic Preservation for her work on the Seashore Farmers Lodge and is a 2014 Forty under 40 award recipient. In early 2021, she teamed up with the International African American Museum to create a virtual exhibit detailing the work on the Seashore Farmers Lodge

Clients, partnerships, and civic work include: Town of James Island Board of Zoning Commissioner, Association of Fundraising Professionals, Trident United Way, Preservation Society of Charleston, Sea Island Habitat for Humanity, Operation Home, Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor Commission and Foundation, Trident Technical College – Palmer Campus, College of Charleston, The Progressive Club-Johns Island, Concerned Citizens of Sol Legare and the Seashore Farmers Lodge, Friends of McLeod and McLeod Plantation Historic Site, The Slave Dwelling Project, NAACP – Charleston Branch, KIND of the Upstate, Lowcountry Land Trust, City of Charleston Office of Cultural Affairs, Jazz Artists of Charleston and Charleston Jazz Festival, International African American Museum, SC Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, Yo Art Inc., JMC Charleston, Richardson Patrick Westbrook and Brickman Law Firm, CDA Group LLC, SC Community Health Worker Association, American Jr. Golf Association, National Society of Colonial Dames of America in South Carolina, One80 Place, SC PTA, and Trademark Properties (Flip this House and The Real Estate Pros.)

Please contact Corie at 843.327.2213 or corie@coriehipp.com.