our crew



Lynn Bowley

Executive Director

(843) 843-203-4021 


Lynn Bowley joined Habitat for Humanity as a Women Build volunteer in 2011, followed by six years of service on the Charleston Habitat Board of Directors as vice president. In addition, Lynn has been a volunteer on the Builder Bash committee since its inception in 2015. In October 2017, Lynn stepped away from the practice of law at Taylor & Bowley, LLC to lead CHFH as Interim Executive Director and became permanent ED in April 2018.  Prior to leading the affiliate, Lynn and her law partners opened the first all-female Broad Street law firm.  She has a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from UNC-Chapel Hill and a J.D. degree from Campbell University School of Law. Lynn has been married for 22 years and has 2 sons, one a junior at the U.S. Naval Academy, and the other a senior at Porter Gaud.


Kristen Williams

Director of Development

(704) 678-0137


Kristen moved from Charlotte, NC to join the Habitat Crew in January 2018. For over a decade she has assisted nonprofits of all sizes in their fundraising efforts, including American Cancer Society, Holy Angels, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Gaston, and Hospice & Palliative Care Charlotte Region.  She has served on several nonprofit boards and is a Past President of the Junior League of Gaston County.  Kristen received a Bachelor of Arts in English from Elon University and a Master of Public Administration from Villanova University, specializing in nonprofit management. She believes that Habitat encompasses her love for helping others, as well as rehabbing old furniture, and has made it her personal mission to become the first Restore VIP shopper.  Kristen lives in Johns Island with her husband and 1-year-old daughter. 


Nancy Lee

Special Events Consultant

(843) 203-4025


Nancy has worked in the nonprofit field for 12 years, joining the Charleston Habitat for Humanity team in 2016. Prior to moving to Charleston, her career included providing national fundraising support for Easter Seals Dixon Center for Military and Veteran Services in Washington DC, resource development leadership for the Richmond Habitat for Humanity affiliate in Virginia, and event coordination and management of the BI-LO Charity Classic in Greenville, SC. She has served on several nonprofit committees and boards, and assisted a local organization to become a nationally certified Child Advocacy Center. She served on the board of directors for the Julie Valentine Center for five years, with two as an executive leader. She was honored to speak before the Joint Leadership Council and at the Virginia War Memorial in 2012 in response to the Habitat for Heroes program she helped create in Central Virginia. Lee received her undergraduate degree in psychology from Furman University in Greenville, SC.


Candice Sims


(843) 722-7145, Ext. 107


A lifetime Long Islander, Candice moved to sunny Charleston to escape the snow. She has been Habitat’s Accountant since late 2015 and says her favorite part of the job is managing homeowners’ mortgages because she is able to build relationships with the families. Candice is a graduate of SUNY Binghamton, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. She has previously worked as a staff accountant for a public accounting firm, as well as an office manager and bookkeeper for a high end furniture retailer. She lives in Mount Pleasant with her husband, Chris, and their Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, Charlie & Maxie.

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Shylo Oakley

Volunteer Coordinator

(843) 345- 7209


Originally from Arizona, Shylo spent her childhood in northern Alabama.  She studied Computer Information Systems at Calhoun Community College and Business Marketing at Trident Tech.  Shylo came to Charleston Habitat as the Assistant Restore Manager in 2016, where she began promoting sale items on social media and has helped the store soar to new heights! She now serves as Volunteer Coordinator and unofficial marketing guru. Shylo lives in the ‘burbs with her 2 boys - Sylus (7) and Jayce (5).  She enjoys spending the weekends with her boys and their German Shepherd puppy, front porch sitting while sipping coffee, and doing various DIY projects.


Jon Hull

Construction Manager

(843) 452-7743


Jon has been with Charleston Habitat for Humanity since 2012 starting as the Assistant Restore Manager.  He spent the year of 2014 as the Truck Driver picking up donations from the community to supply the Restore.  From January 2015 to current, he moved to our construction team and has been acting as our Site Supervisor/Volunteer Coordinator.  Hull received a BS in Physical Education with a Recreation emphasis and a Minor in Bible in 2007 from Lee University in Cleveland, TN.  Born and raised in Erie, Pennsylvania, Hull has lived in Charleston since 2012.


Dave Neher

Veteran Build Construction Manager

(843) 452-7452


David was born and raised in South Jersey and joined the Charleston Habitat crew in 2017 as the Veteran Build Construction Manager. He studied business at Delaware County College and attended the US Navy’s Builder A&C School. David has worked in construction since 1987, renovating historical homes, as well as building everything from custom homes and hotels to churches and schools. He later joined the U.S. Navy Seabees, where he was able to build structures around the world. Having been a Habitat for Humanity volunteer, he is excited for the opportunity to build homes for other veterans. David is also a 25-year volunteer firefighter and certified sky and scuba diver. He met his wife, Rochelle, while on active duty and they have 3 children – Zach, Jessica and Hailey, 3 dogs and a cat.


Frank Frazier

Construction Site Supervisor

(843) 557-9590
















Neal Beckman

ReStore Manager

(843) 579-0777, Ext. 203


Neal is an 8th generation Charlestonian and studied Architectural Engineering at Trident Technical College. He came to Charleston Habitat in 2012 as a driver, then the Assistant Restore Manager, and has served as the Restore Manager since 2014. Neal takes pride in his work because he knows Habitat is making a difference in the lives of deserving families in the Charleston area. He is a talented artist and skilled builder, having handcrafted the Restore register desk. Neal has been married to Cynthia for 32 years and they have two sons, Patrick and DJ, as well as three furry children – Cooper, Ashepoo and Sadie.


Eric Johnson

 ReStore Assistant Manager

(843) 579-0777, Ext. 201



Randy Cook

ReStore Driver

(843) 345-7796


Randy migrated south from Connecticut to be closer to his grandkids and bask in sunnier weather.  He came out of retirement to join Habitat in 2017 because he wanted to give back to the community. In his past life he was a Greyhound driver and worked in route sales. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from University of Connecticut.  He once restored a 1971 Triumph Bonneville with his son and is amazed he survived the 60s. Randy lives in Summerville with his wife, Denise, and their 2 dogs: a Scottie named Gus and a Westie name Lil.