Matt Phifer, a Beaufort native, grew up on St. Helena Island. His childhood was spent with adventures along the creeks, rivers, and woods of the ACE Basin and Port Royal Sound, fostering a profound appreciation for the outdoors that continues to shape his life today. A passionate outdoorsman, Matt is dedicated to protecting the sprawling landscapes of the Lowcountry.
After earning his degree from Presbyterian College, Matt returned to his roots in Beaufort and eventually founded Phifer Contracting Services. Matt and his wife Katie reside on Lady’s Island with their two children, Riley and George.