our team


David Schwerd

Chief Operating Officer


David is the COO of Diamond Shores LLC and manages all the operations of the company including oversight of new development projects, acquisitions, site design, as well as financial and legal matters.

Prior to joining in 2021, David was most recently the Director of Planning for Horry County South Carolina which was listed as the one of the fastest growing counties in the United States over the last five years.  David has been involved in various capacities of planning and development over the last twenty-five years.  He has served in roles related to economic development, financial and capital planning, site design and review,  and traffic planning. He brings a wealth of knowledge on the governmental permitting, regulatory and entitlement systems.

David earned his Bachelor of Business Administration in Economics from East Tennessee State University and his M.A. in Urban Affairs and Public Policy from the University of Delaware.


Marcus E. Clore, PLS

Director of Land Development


Marcus serves as the Director of Land Development and has more than 25 years of land surveying, land development, and design experience with residential and commercial projects primarily in Horry and Georgetown counties. A licensed Professional Land Surveyor in South Carolina, Marcus has experience in all aspects of surveying and mapping. Before joining Diamond Shores in 2021, he worked for the South Carolina Department of Transportation in the Construction and Permits Offices for over 11 years.

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Dylan Andrew

Project Manager


Dylan is a lifelong resident of Horry County and came on to work with Diamond Shores in May of 2021.  In 2018, Dylan graduated from Horry Georgetown Technical College with an Associate’s Degree in Civil Engineering Technology.  He has since recently graduated from Coastal Carolina University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Science.  While attending HGTC and CCU, Dylan started his career as a Land Surveyor and AutoCAD technician where he has over 4 years of experience. 


Aaron Norris

Financial Analyst


Aaron Norris, financial analyst, is local to Conway. Aaron attended Conway High School where he graduated in 2016. He then went to Horry Georgetown Technical College where in 2017 he graduated with an Associates of Science. Afterwards, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps Reserves. Recently, Aaron graduated from Coastal Carolina University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Economics.


Dave Thomas

Project Manager


Dave Thomas serves as a Project Manager for Diamond Shores. He joined the team in November of 2021 and brings with him 3.5 years of experience in Land Planning. He has helped design several parcels within Horry & Georgetown County ranging from Commercial, Residential, and Industrial. He aims to help in expanding the local infrastructure to support the rapidly growing population by applying sustainable land management practices to ensure safe & efficient growth. Dave graduated from Millersville University of Pennsylvania in May of 2018 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, Safety, and Technology. 


Kylie Moore

Transaction Coordinator & Marketing Specialist


Kylie Moore serves as the Transaction Coordinator and Marketing Specialist for Diamond Shores. She has years of experience within the legal community as well as the public sector. She graduated from Millersville University of Pennsylvania in December 2018 with a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science and Governmental Affairs and a minor in Interdisciplinary Studies. Kylie is also a Realtor as well as a Notary Public in the state of South Carolina. 

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Hunter Alford

Land Surveying Coordinator


Hunter has joined the team as our Land Surveying Coordinator. He received his A.A.S in Civil Engineering Technology from Horry Georgetown Technical College. He has 5 years of experience with surveying full-time. After graduating, he began as a CAD Technician and worked his way up to a Surveying Manager with his previous employer. He was born and raised in Aynor, where he still resides.