While still enrolled in school, Mac began his career in the hospitality division of a resort property. Upon graduating, his role at the property continually grew and evolved, managing all departments from club membership, to sales, and construction. His career has led him through the southeast, the Caribbean, and Texas, where Mac served as the VP of Sales & Marketing for other renowned developers including The Cliffs Communities, Ginn Development, IMI, and Realtec Inc.
Mac has been married to his wife Catherine since 1982. Their three children have long since left the nest and reside in Charleston, Raleigh and Boston.