Bluffton Historical Preservation Society Executive Director
Anthony Barrett comes to the Bluffton Historical Preservation Society after having served more than thirty-seven years as a Town Manager, City Manager and County Manager in a number of communities in Virginia, North Carolina, Illinois, Florida and most recently as the Town Manager of Bluffton, South Carolina. Mr. Barrett also worked in the private sector as a commercial development consultant for five years prior to becoming the Town Manager of Bluffton and is a Vietnam Veteran. He is a graduate of Virginia Wesleyan College with an undergraduate degree in History and Political Science. His graduate studies at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina consisted of work in American History and he is also a graduate of the University of North Carolina School of Municipal Government in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Mr. Barret became the Executive Director of the Society on May 18, 2016.