Zach King, Owner
Zack King is a business major from the University of South Carolina and holds an unlimited general contractor’s license in the state of South Carolina. He has lived in Charleston since 2004 with his wife Virginia, son Andrew, and daughter Leah. With over 20 years of experience in the construction industry, his background consists of residential and commercial management. His career started learning the ropes with a local builder Palmetto Traditional Homes as a project superintendent, moving on to other builders, KB Homes, and First Coast Homes, managing the construction of over 200 homes.
In 2008 Zack joined Sand Creek Construction which was a small local general contractor who specialized in tenant upfits. As construction manager, he oversaw all aspects of the business, from sales to construction management, ultimately leading to the purchase of the business in 2011. As the owner of Sand Creek Construction, Zack led the company to steady growth annually, leading to over 20 million dollars in sales in commercial and residential renovation.
In 2021 Zack purchased Palmetto Craftsmen and had maintained its founding principles and values of Service, Quality, Honesty, and Safety while also making modern changes to help improve its already steady reputation.
John B. (Demi) Howard, Founder
Demi has over 30 years in Construction Management in Mechanical and General Contracting. He holds his Unlimited General Contractors License in South Carolina and has also held a South Carolina Residential Homebuilders License as well as a South Carolina Plumbing License. Demi is committed to applying and maintaining our founding principles to all activities of Palmetto Craftsmen, Inc.
Barbie Plummer, Controller
As Controller, Barbie Plummer brings nearly three decades of financial management and job cost accounting experience to the Palmetto Craftsmen Team. Her experience is in new home residential construction, commercial and civil construction, as well as home remodeling. She attended Elon College in North Carolina.