Steve Riley Steve Riley has served as town manager for Hilton Head Island, S.C., since 1994. He spent years planning for the possibility of a catastrophic storm, making him uniquely prepared to guide the recovery after Hurricane Matthew.
Steve Riley has served as town manager for the Town of Hilton Head Island, SC with distinction since 1994. Along with overseeing daily operations of governing a town that triples its population every summer, Riley was critical in steering the town’s reentry and recovery processes in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. Having spent years planning Hilton Head Island for such an event, Riley was uniquely prepared to manage 244 staff and dozens of private contractors shortly after the devastation of the storm.