Real Estate Company

Standing Pines Resort


Funding Goal $1,000,000
Funding Raised So Far $175,000
Funding Commitments $20,000
Funding Remaining $805,000
Funding Type Convertible Debt
Pre-Money Valuation
Investor Ownership
Interest / Dividend
Previous Funding

Company Overview

Standing Pines is an upscale resort currently under construction near Hartsville, South Carolina. The 80+ acres of natural beauty will give guests a new regional option for luxury camping experiences upon opening in 2024.

Building on the success of luxury RV resorts in other parts of the state, Standing Pines is designed as the first upscale camping resort in the Pee Dee. Phase 1 includes 100+ campsites with amenities designed to encourage guests to Discover Memories Together. The large resort-style pool, clubhouse with dining, wooded hiking trails, recreation courts, pond, mini golf and sport courts provide variety for exploration. Offering accommodations from tent camping to glamping to full hook up RVs to cabins invites guests with different travel tastes.

Standing Pines focuses on creating an exceptional family-friendly destination that is comfortably county yet far from remote. This compelling launch of a differentiated RV resort experience in South Carolina’s growing market represents an opportunity for investors and guests alike. Standing Pines is poised for success with a talented team, strong community support and early indications of high demand.

Standing Pines is offering an attractive investment opportunity through a convertible promissory note with 10% annual interest. and additional upside through equity ownership of the resort.

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Outdoor Hospitality

At Standing Pines, the experience is the product. This upscale camping resort encourages guests to Discover Memories Together. The 108 thoughtfully designed sites offer inclusive hospitality. From large RV sites with private outdoor living areas to cozy cabins to serene tent spots, Standing Pines is designed to indulge the different tastes and stages of life.

This meticulous attention to the guest experience permeates planning for Standing Pines as the beautiful backdrop to adventure. Guests may challenge friends to mini golf or try mining for gems. Or perhaps savor delicious eats from the snack bar as children splash in the stunning lagoon pool. Guests might choose to hike a nature trail on the acres of long leaf pine or meander peacefully along the pond.

These thoughtfully curated possibilities combine to reconnect guests with the joy of life. Seamlessly designed to blend comfort and connectively, Standing Pines will enable guests to Discover Memories Together.


Amy Bashor
President Executive Officer
Amy B......

As Founder and General Manager of Standing Pines RV Resort, Amy brings over 20 years of leadership experience to deliver on the vision of an upscale camping destination. With extensive expertise in business strategy and leading high-performing teams, Amy previously served in executive roles with Fortune 500 companies including International Paper and Weyerhaeuser. She holds an MHR from the University of South Carolina. Her published books combine her passions for writing and camping. Amy’s lifelong love of the outdoors led her to conceptualize Standing Pines as an upscale camping experience where families Discover Memories Together.

Craig Walton
Vice President Executive Officer
Craig W......

As Co-Founder of Standing Pines RV Resort, Craig lends decades of experience in construction, business leadership, and client service to bring the upscale camping vision to life. Previously owning a home appraisal firm and serving in executive roles like VP of an upscale painting business, Craig pairs builder's expertise with a passion for creating exceptional experiences. From building custom homes to leading teams and running a small business, he possesses the well-rounded acumen needed to manage day-to-day operations. An avid camper and outdoor enthusiast, Craig's insight into guest needs helps craft every detail for an unforgettable yet comfortable connection to nature at Standing Pines.

Scott Mace
Consulting Marketing
Scott M......

Scott M...... brings over 30 years of business experience to Standing Pines. He spent 7 years in national sales roles before founding a company focused on marketing and performance improvement.

Scott is passionate about helping businesses succeed. He enjoys providing guidance on business management, marketing, accounting, and implementing effective processes.

As a consultant with the South Carolina Small Business Development Center, Scott has assisted numerous startups and growing companies. He finds it very rewarding to help clients achieve early success and smart growth.

Scott holds a BA in Business Economics from Wofford College and an MBA from Emory University. With his well-rounded business background, Scott offers Standing Pines excellent strategic and practical expertise. He is focused on setting up Standing Pines for sustainable growth and profitability.

Josh Lilly
Managing/Manager Engineering
Josh L......

Josh L...... is an accomplished civil engineer with over 20 years of experience managing complex projects. He has been with Stantec since 2014 and currently serves as a Project Manager.

Previously, Josh held roles as a Project Engineer at URS Corporation, BP Barber, and Jones and Beach Engineers. In these positions, he oversaw key engineering initiatives from start to finish.

Josh brings extensive expertise in civil engineering design, planning, permitting, and construction management. He has successfully led teams and delivered major projects on schedule and within budget.

At Standing Pines, Josh is managing the development of roads, utility systems, site grading, stormwater management, and other infrastructure elements. His technical knowledge and project management skills will be invaluable in bringing the full master plan to life.

Josh holds a degree in Civil Engineering from Northeastern University. He is a licensed PE in South Carolina. With his strong record of engineering

Windi Dempsey
Managing/Manager Development
Windi D......

Windi D...... is the General Contractor for Standing Pines. He brings over 20 years of construction industry experience to Standing Pines. As owner and VP of D...... Construction Company, Windi oversees all aspects of projects from concept to completion.

Founded in 1949, D...... Construction is a reputable, local Hartsville firm providing design/build services. They handle sitework, paving, metal buildings, interior finishes, and more. The company has completed many notable projects across the region.

Windi has been with D...... Construction since 1989, starting as Vice President. He took over leadership in 2002. Under his direction, the company has continued its longstanding tradition of quality workmanship and customer satisfaction.

Windi holds a Bachelor's in Business Administration from Francis Marion University. He brings critical oversight and general contracting expertise to Standing Pines. His local knowledge and hands-on approach will help drive progress from groundbreaki

Donna Bordeaux
Managing/Manager Accounting
Donna B......

Donna B...... brings over 30 years of accounting expertise to her role overseeing the finances of Standing Pines. As a Certified Public Accountant, Donna provides critical insight into financial planning, tax minimization, and profit optimization.

Donna is a founding partner of Campground Accounting, a firm focused on helping RV parks and campgrounds succeed. She leverages her passion for camping and extensive experience working with diverse small businesses.

Previously, Donna served as a financial accountant and public accountant earlier in her career. She holds a BS in Accounting from Youngstown State University and obtained her CPA license in 1992.

At Standing Pines, Donna monitors cash flow, ensures accurate financial reporting, handles taxes and compliance, and provides strategic business advice. Her specialized knowledge of campground finances makes her perfectly suited to steer Standing Pines towards profitability..

Homer Staves
Consulting Design
Homer S......

With over 50 years of experience in the campground industry, Homer S...... lends unmatched expertise to the Standing Pines team. As founder of S...... Consulting, Homer lead the team for the initial feasibility study, assisted in identifying the ideal location and designed the original layout for Standing Pines to maximize success.

Previously, Homer served 33 years with Kampgrounds of America, Inc. rising to Vice President of International Development. He subsequently owned his own campground for over a decade.

This depth of first-hand experience enables Homer to provide invaluable guidance on campground design, construction, and operational best practices. His insight protects against pitfalls and helps optimize every aspect of the project. Homer's lifetime immersion in the camping business is an incredible asset for bringing the Standing Pines vision to fruition.


Funding Goal $1,000,000
Funding Raised So Far $175,000
Funding Commitments $20,000
Funding Remaining $805,000
Funding Type Convertible Debt
Pre-Money Valuation
Investor Ownership
Interest / Dividend
Previous Funding



Standing Pines Resort

Hartsville, SC 29550, US

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