World Affairs Council Hilton Head


Maureen Korzik, Executive Director

The organization has a lot of moving parts and the person who makes sure it all runs smoothly is our Executive Director, Maureen Korzik. As Executive Director of WACHH, Maureen is responsible for the overall administration of the organization, under the direction of the President and Board of Directors. She facilitates the affairs of the council (speaker programs, discussion groups and outreach) and membership at large.

Maureen is a graduate of Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI with a Bachelors in Biology. She has worked for Rhone-Poulenc Rorer Pharmaceuticals in sales and marketing, Matthews Free Health Clinic as Executive Director and most recently served as Executive Director for Second Helpings, a local non-profit organization. Maureen hails from New Jersey, but moved to Charlotte, NC in 1992 where she and her husband, Tom, worked and raised their two sons. She and her family frequently visited the island and moved here permanently in January 2013.

Laura McFadden, Administrative Assistant

Laura McFadden serves as the administrative assistant to Executive Director.  She has been with WACHH since 2022. Laura is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater with a Business Administration degree and an international marketing concentration.  She moved to Atlanta and worked for The Coca-Cola Company in the legal division, and later in their human resources division where she administered stock options and bonuses in the Pacific Rim countries.  She moved back to Madison, WI and served as senior energy planning analyst for fifteen years.  There she forecasted customer growth, sales growth and revenues for Madison Gas and Electric’s rate cases and future planning initiatives as well as served as company liaison for customer-owned solar installations.  Upon retiring from Madison Gas and Electric, Laura and her husband, Rick, a native of South Carolina, moved to Bluffton.  She has two sons and two grandsons.

World Affairs Council of Hilton Head

Office: 200 Main St. #201 M, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

Mail: PO Box 22523, Hilton Head Island, SC 29925

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