T. Scott Wilds
Seaboard Properties of Florence, LLC
Phone: 843-665-8803 Ex. 103
Mr. Wilds joined Seaboard Properties of Florence, LLC in August 2007. A Hartsville native, Mr. Wilds returned to the region after living in Memphis, TN for over seven years.
After receiving his BA from Furman University, Mr. Wilds began work with NCNB in the management training program in Columbia and Charlotte. Following a brief stint in North Augusta, South Carolina, Mr. Wilds was named manager in Hartsville. While there, he managed a branch, coordinating sales efforts and operations in the banking center. The branch was recognized for outstanding service as one of the top 10 branches in South Carolina.
Mr. Wilds then left for Nashville, TN and Vanderbilt University. He received an MBA with a concentration in Finance and Marketing, and began work at International Paper upon graduation. His first assignment was as product manager in Alexandria, Louisiana where he learned the paper making process and was heavily involved in marketing and sales of strategic grades of paper. Two years later, he was named business analyst and moved to Memphis, where he worked with international sales managers to develop strategic and marketing plans.
Next, he was named sales manager/Asia for IP, and led the Asia sales for the world’s largest export supplier of containerboard. In this position, Mr. Wilds managed a network of agents throughout Asia, with responsibility for pricing, sales plans, sales negotiations, and marketing initiatives. He had the opportunity to travel extensively throughout Asia to maintain current business and develop new opportunities.
Mr. Wilds then worked with an associate in a consulting position in Memphis. In this capacity, he provided business planning and marketing to senior management of China’s largest containerboard supplier, which is one of the largest paper companies the world today.
Mr. Wilds is a board member of the Hartsville Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Florence Kiwanis Club, a member of the Leadership and Advisory Council at Coker College, and a former member of the Coker College Board of Visitors and the YMCA of Hartsville Board of Directors. Mr. Wilds played tennis at Furman, and is actively involved in USTA tennis.