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Collins Group Realty Welcomes New Staff Members and Moves Another



Growing real estate business covering Hilton Head and Bluffton expands team-based staff/specialists

HILTON HEAD, SC, March 9, 2017– Collins Group Realty welcomes two new staff members (and moves another) to meet growing client and business opportunities.  This latest expansion – bringing the Group to a total of 23 members – stems from the company’s culture and drive to set the bar for exceptional service and professionalism in Lowcountry real estate.

“The cornerstone of success in real estate is service…and the addition of two new staff members to our Group expands our service-platform to an unprecedented level in the local market. We have one staff member for every two real estate agents, creating an exciting level of support, communication and responsiveness for our agents and our clients. I’ve never felt more confident and enthusiastic about what we bring to the table as I am today!” Chip Collins, Broker / Owner

Dawn Hoffman, current Bluffton Office Manager for Collins Group Realty, will move to the Group’s main office to support the Island-based Listings Team as Listings Manager. Dawn’s extensive knowledge and experience in real estate administration combined with her energy and drive will add tremendous value, structure and efficiency in the important arena of seller-services.

Dawn Hoffman

Vicki Collins (no relation to the Collins family) will take over the role of Bluffton Office Manager where she will offer comprehensive support to the Group’s Mainland Specialists, while also serving as assistant to the company’s Marketing Manager, Ashley Smith.  Vicki and her husband, Scott, are new residents to Bluffton, just recently relocating to Bluffton from the Chicago area, where she spent the last 14 years working in the Student Activities department of the #1 Nationally Ranked high school in America!   Collins Group is excited to put Vicki’s stellar organizational and innovative planning skills to work for our Lowcountry real estate clients.

Vicki Collins

Taylor Standen, a rare Hilton Head Island native, joins the Hilton Head Listings Team as a full-time Listing Coordinator. Taylor will focus her efforts on the processing, logistics and marketing of properties listed for sale on Hilton Head Island.  Taylor graduated from the University of South Carolina in 2016 with a B.A. in Hospitality Management. In her free time, Taylor enjoys discovering new restaurants and antique shops throughout the Lowcountry, as well as decorating her recently-purchased new home.  Taylor’s energy and work ethic are sure to impress fellow team members and clients alike!

Taylor Standen

Collins Group Realty is a leading real estate firm with offices in Hilton Head Island and Bluffton in South Carolina’s Lowcountry. The firm specializes in residential real estate sales of homes, villas and homesites in the Hilton Head Island and Bluffton market area closing 2016 with $100 Million in sales. Collins Group is a member of Who’s Who is Luxury Real Estate® and has been awarded the Million Dollar Guild® by The Institute for Luxury Home Marketing®.

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If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Ashley Smith, Marketing Manager, Collins Group Realty at 843-837-6700 or email at