Alex Brown filed for candidacy as the Ward 1 Town Council Representative:
- A native islander, Brown was born and raised on Hilton Head. He has worked as vice president of operations at Resort Retail Associates for 30 years.
- He is the assistant boys varsity basketball coach at Hilton Head High School.
- He has served as chair of the Town Planning Commission, treasurer of the Martin Luther King Celebration Planning Committee, a member of the Town of Hilton Head Island Vision Project Management Team and is the former chair of the Greater Island Council Vision Steering Committee.
- His top issues: Gullah Geechee Land and Cultural preservation, controlling short term rental capacity on the island, promoting cultural tourism to island historic sites and revising the town’s relationship with the Chamber of Commerce, where he thinks the town should take back more responsibility for leading the business community.