As a native of Beaufort, Cooter is dedicated to maintaining, preserving, and enhancing what the community already has and will soon offer its residents. Cooter has over 20 years experience with multi-discipline engineering and construction firms and has handled a variety of both public and private sector projects. His work experience includes single and multi-family residential, light commercial, warehouse, industrial, and historical & religious projects.
Cooter has also been instrumental in coordinating neighborhood development consultation, implementation, and town planning services for many new urbanist developments. Some of the many successful neighborhoods that Cooter actively participated in are Newpoint (SC), Habersham (SC), Hammond’s Ferry (SC), Lake Carolina (SC),WaterSound and WaterColor (FL), Cumberland Harbour (GA), Summerville (GA), East Beach (VA) and the award-winning I’On development. He also serves as Town Architect for The Town of Port Royal (SC), Saluda River Club (SC), Wright’s Point (SC), and Battery Point (SC). Additionally, he participates in several community services including Project Shelter (a local United Way organization), Historic Beaufort Foundation, and the Society of St.Vincent De Paul’s Food Pantry, a local organization providing food for the needy.