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Meet the Kingfish Bay Team

Eric Smith / CFO

Kingfish Bay Development LLC

Eric joins the Kingfish Bay Development team as our head accountant. A community development project is built with wood and bricks, but it is also built on spreadsheets and ledgers. Eric brings 25 years of experience in the field of accounting. Working for a real estate investment firm for over a decade, Eric is a specialist in community development projects. While Eric has a passion for the accounting aspect of real estate, his first love is his family.  Married for 30 years with 5 children, Eric is quick to tell you how blessed he has been.


Tyler Warren / VP, Construction

Kingfish Bay Development LLC

Originally from Grand Island, NE, Tyler resides in North Myrtle Beach with his 3 teenage sons and his wife of 20+ years. He has served in the construction industry in various capacities for over 35 years. After working for a custom home builder through high school, Tye studied architecture at Arizona State University. He put his design skills to use back in Nebraska where he designed custom homes and began a custom framing company. As the industry slowed in the Midwest, he was attracted to the booming Myrtle Beach area in the mid 90’s where he again designed/built many custom homes. His passion for building aligns with the Kingfish team’s vision, striving to deliver a 5 star product.


Bethany Berardi / Office Manager

Kingfish Bay Development LLC

Bethany, originally from Maryland, has been calling the Carolinas home since 2010. She has a background in financial services and hospitality. When she’s not assisting the team at Kingfish Bay, Bethany enjoys time with her husband, daughter and black lab.


Tamara Warren / Director of Selections & Design

Kingfish Bay Development LLC

Tamara C. Warren is an award winning, imaginative, and passionate interior designer with extensive experience in residential and commercial projects for over 30 years.  She is a member of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) and earned a general design degree from North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC and an interior design certification from the former Hillcrest Institute in High Point, NC. She began her career designing furniture showrooms for the furniture market in High Point before moving to South Carolina to concentrate on residential design.
  Clients are always her main focus whether it is a multi-million dollar home or a starter home beginning at the plan stage.  Tamara explains that  “It is important as a professional to make my clients’ visions become real while taking away the stress that often comes with all the selections required to build a home. My clients feel more confident and excited about their project when I’m there to guide them through the process.” 
  She resides in North Myrtle Beach along with her husband, Tye, and their three sons. Believing in community support, she spends most of her extra time organizing events and fundraisers for the North Myrtle Beach High School Football and Lacrosse programs. “A busy mom knows how to multitask because she has to, and this only makes me better at my job” she states. Tamara is proud to be part of such a great team here at Kingfish Bay Development as the Selections Director.

Sharon Mathis / Sales Agent

Kingfish Bay Development LLC

My husband and I have lived in the Carolinas for over 35 years and love the warm climate and friendly smiles in this area. My background in Sales started over 25 years ago and I think meeting and working with wonderful new people and the excitement of this beautiful property are what keeps it fresh for me. When I am not at work I enjoy traveling and spending time with my family and Grand-dogs.

Haley Corbett / Sales Agent

Kingfish Bay Development LLC

Being a South Carolina native and small-town girl from Hartsville, South Carolina, I moved to Myrtle Beach in 2011 to attend Coastal Carolina University. My parents have had our beach house in Surfside Beach, SC since I was 11 years old. Growing up, my parents, brother Ryan and I spent most weekends and summers here. I always knew I wanted to attend college and settle down in this beautiful, exciting, and growing area.
My husband, Patrick, and I reside in Market Common with our golden-doodle/fur-baby Layla. We enjoy spending time with our families and friends, traveling, eating delicious food, sporting events, and being outdoors!
I majored in Communications and double minored in Public Relations and Business Administration, but have always had a passion for people and houses! I have always been a people person, and thoroughly enjoy helping families, while genuinely getting to know them and their views on life in general!
My career is more like a hobby to me and gives me the chance to showcase my work ethic and have the ability to be a part of making families and individuals dream home purchase a reality!

Jesse Keane / Director of Construction & Safety Officer

Kingfish Bay Development LLC

Jesse comes to Kingfish with 28 years of experience in the construction field. Originally from Northeast Ohio, moving to Charleston in 2000 and to the Myrtle Beach area in 2004, he is glad to be here on the coast. Jesse enjoys being outside and spending time with his wife and three children. He is proud to be part of a team that strives for the same goal of building great homes for the residents of KFB that they can enjoy for years to come.

Dennis Cyrus / Director of Construction Compliance

Kingfish Bay Development LLC

A third-generation home builder with over 50 years of home building experience, Dennis has artfully crafted over 3,300 homes, putting his distinctive touch on every project. His vast experience is not just limited to home building but extends to the intricate nuances of developing 19 subdivisions and executing multiple renovation projects.

Dennis’s proficiency is not just about numbers but also about the depth of his involvement in each project. He has been instrumental in the management and procurement of raw land, ensuring that each project starts on a solid foundation. As a testament to his hands-on approach, Dennis has directly overseen job builds, ensuring that each construction project not only meets but exceeds the standard benchmarks. Further, his expertise encompasses home design and feasibility, ensuring that every home is not only aesthetically pleasing but also functional and sustainable. With his visionary leadership, Dennis has always emphasized the significance of the proper construction process, ensuring quality and longevity in every project.

His accomplishments speak volume:
– Winner of over 50 Parade of Homes Awards across 8 counties in two
– President of the Franklin County Home Builders Association
– Lifetime SPIKE honoree with the National Association of Home Builders
– Winner of 3 Residential Design & Build Excellence Awards