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The Wilderman Group Appoints James F. (Trey) Campbell III as General Manager
for Richmond Hill City Center in Richmond Hill, Georgia

(Charleston, SC) – February 22, 2013
– Kristin Kurie, President of the Charleston, SC-based The Wilderman Group announced the appointment of James F. (Trey) Campbell III as General Manager at Richmond Hill City Center, the popular 23,000 square-foot multi-use meeting and event facility in Georgia’s Coastal Region.

In making the announcement, Kurie noted, “Trey is a motivated, energetic and aggressive professional with a proven track record of outstanding sales growth, leadership, and the ability to adapt to almost every situation.  He is an ideal fit for the position of General Manager at Richmond Hill City Center.”

Campbell, a resident of Richmond Hill, GA, recently served as Marketing Associate and Foodservice Consultant for Sysco, a FORTUNE 100 company.  Kurie commented that during Trey’s experience with Sysco, “he excelled at being a ‘student of his market’ and of the industry.”  Kurie continued, “Trey maintains an acute sense of market trends, technology, and vision that is completely appropriate with the forward-thinking consumer experience offered at Richmond Hill City Center.”

Over the past few years with Sysco, Trey established and maintained the highest levels of enthusiastic professionalism among his clients in the Bryan County area and forged strong working relationships among local businesses and organizations.  Proficient in networking and relationship building, Trey commented, “I am proud to note that Richmond Hill City Center was among those with whom I shared a strong commitment to the unsurpassed consumer experience.   I am thrilled to be working with a group that is so dedicated to providing the best customer experience and to a strong commitment to the community.”

Trey has worked in the food service and hospitality industry in Mississippi, South Carolina, Georgia, and California.  During his five-year tenure with Sysco in North Florida and Coastal Georgia, Trey developed menu engineering and design, menu analysis, culinary and operational reviews as well as inventory management, food/operating cost consulting, and managed long-term relationships with clients.  Trey consistently looks for a creative approach to business operations, noting: “I like to build excitement around cutting-edge initiatives so we can all work toward success.”

As a marketing and finance student at East Mississippi Community College, Trey held numerous leadership positions while attending on both academic and athletic scholarships.  He was awarded the Community Leadership Scholarship and received The Hope Scholarship for peer leadership and support.

About Richmond Hill City Center
RICHMOND HILL CITY CENTER is a gracious and sophisticated multi-purpose event venue nestled in JF Gregory Park in Richmond Hill, Georgia.  The facility, built and owned by the city of Richmond Hill, is set along a pristine wetlands wilderness that includes hiking trails and a dense tree canopy.  The facility is designed to host a variety of events including large conferences with simultaneous break-outs sessions, as well as weddings and special events.  Deep porches and glass-filled walls allow guests to enjoy the area’s scenic beauty.  The 4,000-square foot Great Ogeechee Ballroom can host up to 400 guests for receptions and 250 for banquet events and meetings. Richmond Hill City Center is LEED-certified by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC), which means we follow the stringent standards for sustainable site development, water savings, energy efficiency, materials selection, indoor environmental quality and innovative design.   For more information or to book an event at Richmond Hill City Center, call 912.445.0043 or visit

About The Wilderman Group
THE WILDERMAN GROUP is a woman-owned hospitality management company that specializes in operating meeting and event venues, and civic and community developments throughout the Southeast. Based in Charleston, South Carolina, The Wilderman Group is a full-service management firm with a team of industry experts in all areas of hospitality including, operations, sales and marketing management, food and beverage, environmental programs and an emphasis on supporting local economies and strengthening communities. Their “sleeves-rolled-up” style of management focuses on success – from the owner’s perspective. For details on the capabilities and services offered by The Wilderman Group, visit the website at or call 843.670.5056.

THE WILDERMAN GROUP is committed to environmental stewardship and is a proud and active member of the US Green Building Council’s South Carolina Chapter, Georgia Chapter, Charlotte Regional Chapter, and the International Association of Conference Centers.

James M. Mahon
914 548 5835


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