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Outdoor Furniture Staff

Sarah Marie “Sam” Cox

The daughter of founders Carrol and Jane Holshouser, “Sam” is Chief Executive Officer of Custom Outdoor Furniture & Restrapping,

With a BS in Marketing from the University of South Carolina, she started her career in Advertising Sales with Peterson Outdoor Advertising and WWAY-TV, then as Marketing Director of Inlet Square Mall at their Grand Opening in 1990.

Miss “Sam” joined the family business, then called Furniture Restrapping, in 1994, and handles all of the financial business, purchasing from vendors and preparing estimates for customers. She also follows through with contract / commercial sales until the customer has received their order.

Her hobbies include singing in the Chancel Choir and playing in the Handbell Choir at Belin Memorial United Methodist Church, boating and working out.

 

Gregg Holshouser

Gregg is Chief Operating Officer of Custom Outdoor Furniture & Restrapping and the son of founders Carrol and Jane Holshouser.

Gregg wears many hats for Custom Outdoor Furniture but his main focus is overseeing the restrapping and re-slinging workshop, and coordinating pick-ups and deliveries.  While he has been involved with Custom Outdoor Furniture most years since his Dad established it in 1979, Gregg has been working with the business full-time since 1999.

Gregg is a 1984 graduate of the University of South Carolina with a BS degree in Journalism, and has a background as a sports writer for daily newspapers including the Northwest Florida Daily News in Ft. Walton Beach, Fla. He continues his journalistic roots as the Outdoors Writer for The Sun News – the daily newspaper in the Myrtle Beach area.

Gregg’s hobbies include fishing, boating, travel, walking/hiking, sightseeing and USC Gamecock athletics.

Olivia Cox

As Chief Marketing, Human Resources & Administration Officer, Olivia wears many hats at Custom Outdoor Furniture. After graduating cum laude from The University of South Carolina with a BS in hospitality management, she worked as an event coordinator for a few years before joining the family business full-time.

Born and raised in Murrells Inlet, Olivia is a true “creek rat” who enjoys boating and fishing with her boyfriend, Dennis, and their Chesapeake Bay Retriever, Hank (who is 110 pounds of love). In her spare time, she loves gardening, baking, painting, crafting and decorating her home. As a third-generation owner of Custom Outdoor Furniture & Restrapping, Olivia’s proud to help her grandparents’ legacy live on.

Happy Land

Happy has been with Custom Outdoor Furniture and Restrapping since 2012.

Happy has a combined 40+ years of experience in retail sales, independent sales and manufacturing in the casual furniture industry.  She is a current member of the Board of Directors of the International Casual Furnishings Association (ICFA) and past Board of Directors member of the Summer & Casual Furniture Manufacturers Association (SCFMA).

Happy loves to cook and spend time with her grandchildren who live in Seattle.

Debbie Melnikoff

Debbie is a Virginia native who happily relocated to the South Carolina coast in June of 2015. She brings over 35 years of retail management, merchandising and buying experience to her sales role at Custom Outdoor Furniture. Debbie has two sons, Brady and Luke. She enjoys the beach and spending time with her friends and family.

Angel Pham

From the moment she came aboard as an intern in May 2019, Angel has been an invaluable member of the COF family. Myrtle Beach-born and raised, Angel earned her bachelor’s in finance from Coastal Carolina University, graduated cum laude in 2020, and is now our office administrator and sales representative. A first-generation American, Angel speaks English and Vietnamese fluently. When she’s not at the store, you’ll find her spending time with her parents, younger brother, and friends.

Alex Uhas

As our logistics manager, Alex keeps tabs on the ins and outs of our (huge) warehouse. After graduating from the University of Mount Union, Alex joined us at the store and is now a key piece of our puzzle. When he’s not working, he loves to cook and go on beach walks — usually accompanied by his fiance, Hannah, and their dog, Nova.

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