Will Brennan, Chairman


1737 Main Street
Columbia, SC 29201


Phone:  803-876-4919

Years of Service:  January 1, 2020 – December 31, 2023

Profession:         Brennan Works, Owner             Carolina Sky Development, LLC, Owner


Will Brennan grew up in the Shandon neighborhood in Columbia. He is a graduate of A.C. Moore Elementary, Hand Middle School, and Dreher High School (Class of ’98).  Mr. Brennan graduated from North Carolina State University with a Degree in Economics and a minor in Operations Management.  He interned for the River Alliance in the summers and after college.


Mr. Brennan lives in the Hollywood-Rosehill neighborhood with his wife, Lauren, and their daughter, Thompson, and son, Joseph.


Mr. Brennan owns Brennan Works, a design and construction company and serves as director of Project Management and Project Development. His responsibilities include design coordination, construction management, and owner representation.


In addition to owning Brennan Works, Mr. Brennan owns a Commercial Real Estate Development firm, Carolina Sky Development LLC.  Mr. Brennan’s commercial real estate development firm focuses on historic preservation through adaptive reuse. His latest adaptive reuse developments include the Curtiss-Wright Hangar in Columbia (the home of Hunter-Gatherer Brewery), the Waikiki Village Motel, and the Holiday Shores (retro hotels) in Myrtle Beach. Mr. Brennan’s real estate, design, and construction experience assists with his Project Management and Project Development initiatives.


Service Activities:

Arts, Historic Preservation & Philanthropy Committee Chair

Economic Development & Infrastructure Committee Member

Community Development Committee Member

Central Midlands Council of Governments Board of Directors’ Chair

Animal Mission

The River Alliance

River Banks Zoo Society Board

City of Columbia Tree and Appearance Commission

Member Shandon Presbyterian Church

Richland District 1 Foundation