A native of Maine who spent most of her professional career in Chicago, Carolyn Adams relocated to Hilton Head in 1995. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Wellesley College in Massachusettes and her MBA from Northwestern University in Chicago. After working as a marketing representative with IBM, she switched gears and became involved in the commercial real estate business, first with Jones, Lang LaSalle and then with A.C. Nielsen managing their North American real estate portfolio.
Carolyn has been a broker with Sea Pines Real Estate since 1996 and is a recipient of the Distinguished Sales Award. In 2009, she and a group of agents took over the Sea Pines Real Estate Company. Her office is in the Harbour Town Cottage where she is the managing partner. Carolyn and her family live in Sea Pines and she is on the board of CSA, the governing body of the community.