Executive Director Robert S. Hervey has been with East Cooper Habitat for Humanity since 2008. A retired Certified Public Accountant (CPA) of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, he previously served as financial executive of Polaroid Corporation in Cambridge, Mass. Prior to that, he worked as senior accountant for Price Waterhouse & Co. and served in the United States Army as first lieutenant and as a special weapons officer. Notably, he received the Army Commendation Medal for Meritorious Service in 1972. Hervey holds a Master of Business Administration in finance from Babson College in Wellesley, Mass., where he graduated cum laude. He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the same school, where he studied accounting. For the past five years, he has been involved in homebuilding church mission trips to Honduras. Born in Pearl River, N.Y., Hervey grew up in River Edge, N.J. He currently lives in Mt. Pleasant.