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OUR TEAM

The Outside Hilton Head Team is made up of Captains, Guides, Educators and Visionaries all of whom share our core values of Safety, Passion, Excellence, Teamwork and Sustainability. We are dedicated to enrich lives by connecting people to exceptional places, products, and experiences!

USCG Captains

Anneliza “Pippi” Itkor Captain & Guide
Hometown: Richmond, Virginia
Passionate About: Learning, Teaching, Conservation, and Adventure!
Achievements: Master Naturalist, ACA Kayak and Paddle Board Certified, and USCG Master Captain
Experience: 5 years at Outside
Favorite Outside Trip: The Outback, Ultimate Days, and Beachcombing Excursions
Brian Kinard Captain
Hometown: Pasadena, Texas
Passionate About: Being on the water with our guests and sharing my knowledge and love of the Lowcountry with them!
Achievements: Guide and Captains License
Experience: USCG 1600 Ton Master License, Licensed Captain for 23 years, at Outside for 2 years
Favorite Outside Trip: The Ultimate Day and The Outback because they both utilize Page Island.
Dan Killian Captain
Hometown: Charleston, South Carolina
Passionate About: Getting on the water with passengers to show them what Hilton Head Island is all about!
Achievements: 100 Ton Captain License, 1996 Olympic Sailing Campaign
Experience: 2 years as a Captain
Favorite Outside Trip: Any trips on The Ohana, Dolphin Eco, and Family Ski Days
Doreen Kuenzler Captain
Hometown: Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Passionate About:  Being out on the water, meeting fun people, and creating an unforgettable experience for them!
Achievements: USCG Captain License
Experience: USCG Captain for 3 years, at Outside for 1 year.
Favorite Outside Trip: Daufuskie History and Artisans Excursion – It’s educational, yet FUN! I’m honored that I get to share it’s rich history with our guests.
JC McCune Director of Leisure and Programs
Hometown: Outside Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Passionate About: Family, boating, kayaking, and going to the beach as much as possible!
Achievements: USCG Licensed Captain since 1995, 2021 Outside Lifetime Achievement Award
Experience: 6 years at Outside
Favorite Outside Trip: Changes constantly, enjoys the diversity of trips!
Michael "Mick" Mayers Captain
Hometown: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Passionate About: The outdoors and being on the water.
Achievements: Guide and Captains License
Experience: Kayak Guide, USCG Master Captain, Certified Master SCUBA and Water Rescue Instructor
Favorite Outside Trip: My favorite trips involve kids: Having three daughters who grew up here on the island and also love being outside, I can relate to kids and enjoy making the trips fun, entertaining, and exciting. The Outback trips are great because you get the best of both worlds!
Michael Hodsdon Shelter Cove Marina Manager
Hometown: Hilton Head, South Carolina
Passionate About: Family and being outside
Achievements: USCG Licensed Captain since 2011, Outside Employee of the Year 2011, Outside Lifetime Achievement Award 2017
Experience: 13 years at Outside
Favorite Outside Trip: Sunset cruises
Michael Thomson Captain
Hometown: Bel Air, Maryland
Passionate About: Hunting and Fishing
Achievements: 25 Ton Master Captains License
Experience: 5 years at Outside
Favorite Outside Trip: Fishing Charters!
Mickey Price Director of Marine Operations
Hometown: Media, Pennsylvania
Passionate About: Being out on the water!
Achievements: USCG Licensed Captain since 1992
Experience: 17 years at Outside
Favorite Outside Trip: Love all the trips we offer… specialize in History, nature and culture.
Mike Overton CEO

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Palmer McMullen Captain & Guide
Hometown: Cumberland, Maryland
Passionate About: Fishing
Achievements: Guide and Captains License
Experience: 4 years at Outside
Favorite Outside Trip: Any trip to do with fishing!
Peter Pearson Captain
Hometown: Columbia, South Carolina
Passionate About: All outdoor activities
Achievements: Graduated from USC with a degree in History and Geography, USCG Master & Captains License since 1973
Experience: 2 years at Outside
Favorite Outside Trip: Savannah trips!
Wesley Hodges Captain
Hometown: Piedmont, South Carolina
Passionate About: Fishing and introducing people to new perspectives on the area and ecosystem.
Achievements: Conservation Management Degree from Clemson, Captains License
Experience: 4 years at Outside
Favorite Outside Trip: Any trip that provides people a completely new experience in the area, whether it’s a Fishing Charter or a Full Tide Discovery Tour!

Paddlesport Guides

Arthur Roberts Guide
Hometown: Savannah, Georgia
Passionate About: The wonders of nature (land, water, animals)
Achievements: Guide and Captains License
Experience: 1 year at Outside, Guiding in the Lowcountry for 60 years
Favorite Outside Trip: There is nothing I’ve done during my tenure here that doesn’t rate five stars!
Charmaine Saulsbury Guide
Hometown: Gray, Tennessee
Passionate About: Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Yoga and Teaching SUP
Achievements: E500RYT Yogi, Paddleboard Instructor
Experience: 12 years as a SUP Yogi and 4 years with Outside
Favorite Outside Trip: Hilton Head Electric Bike Tours
Harriet Pollitzer Guide
Hometown: Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
Passionate About: Being outside and sharing my enthusiasm about the amazing Lowcountry with others. I love creating lasting memories for customers outside on and off the water!
Achievements: ACA SUP certified, T4 UP1
Experience: 2 years at Outside
Favorite Outside Trip: It’s hard to pick one but… Palmetto Bluff Pedegos!
Helen Ashton Guide
Hometown: Charleston, South Carolina
Passionate About: Environmental Education
Achievements: Lowcountry Master Naturalist and Elementary School Teacher
Experience: 2 years at Outside
Favorite Outside Trip: Exploring the beauty of the salt marsh ecosystem in her kayak and sharing her knowledge with others during kayak tours!
Jean Fruh Guide
Hometown: East Greenbush, New York
Passionate About: Being outside and connecting with nature, especially exploring the salt marsh!
Achievements: Lowcountry Master Naturalist, ACA L-2 SUP Instructor, 2009 Outside Employee of the Year, 2013 Outside Lifetime Achievement Award
Experience: 17 years at Outside
Favorite Outside Trip: Anywhere and Everywhere in a kayak
Jill Kombrink Guide
Hometown: St.Charles, Illinois
Passionate About: Sharing information on the low country from the oysters to the spanish moss!
Achievements: Master Naturalist Certification
Experience: Master Naturalist for 14 years, Guide at Outside for 2 years
Favorite Outside Trip: Anything outdoors…I love the variety we offer; all unique and to hard to choose just one!
Patte Ranney Guide, Guide Education Leader
Hometown: Rocky River, Ohio
Passionate About:Training an exceptional guiding staff!
Achievements: USCG Licensed Master Captain, NAI Certified Interpretive Guide, Lowcountry Master Naturalist, Outside Lifetime Achievement Award 2007
Experience: 20 years at Outside; Leads the Outside Interpretive Guide Training Program for over 15 years.
Favorite Outside Trip: The Outback because it includes boating, back-water kayaking and exploring on Page Island.

Leadership

Mike Overton CEO

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Mickey Price Director of Marine Operations
Hometown: Media, Pennsylvania
Passionate About: Being out on the water!
Achievements: USCG Licensed Captain since 1992
Experience: 17 years at Outside
Favorite Outside Trip: Love all the trips we offer… specialize in History, nature and culture.
JC McCune Director of Leisure and Programs
Hometown: Outside Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Passionate About: Family, boating, kayaking, and going to the beach as much as possible!
Achievements: USCG Licensed Captain since 1995, 2021 Outside Lifetime Achievement Award
Experience: 6 years at Outside
Favorite Outside Trip: Changes constantly, enjoys the diversity of trips!
Michael Hodsdon Shelter Cove Marina Manager
Hometown: Hilton Head, South Carolina
Passionate About: Family and being outside
Achievements: USCG Licensed Captain since 2011, Outside Employee of the Year 2011, Outside Lifetime Achievement Award 2017
Experience: 13 years at Outside
Favorite Outside Trip: Sunset cruises
Patte Ranney Guide, Guide Education Leader
Hometown: Rocky River, Ohio
Passionate About:Training an exceptional guiding staff!
Achievements: USCG Licensed Master Captain, NAI Certified Interpretive Guide, Lowcountry Master Naturalist, Outside Lifetime Achievement Award 2007
Experience: 20 years at Outside; Leads the Outside Interpretive Guide Training Program for over 15 years.
Favorite Outside Trip: The Outback because it includes boating, back-water kayaking and exploring on Page Island.

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