Terry Jenkins, a Summerville native, is a recently retired Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing for Kapstone Paper and Packaging (formally Westvaco and MeadWestvaco) after 44 years of service. Terry previously served on Town Council for 11 years (1992-1999 and 2011-2015) and also served as Mayor Pro Tempore during his last four years on Town Council.
Terry joined the United States Marine Corps in February of 1965. Terry served on active duty for 6 months at Parris Island and Camp Lejeune before transferring to the reserves. He served in the Marine Corp Reserves for 5 1/2 years while he attended the University of South Carolina where he earned a B.S. Degree in Business Administration with a concentration on Sales, Marketing and Insurance.
Terry and his wife Helen Cuthbert Jenkins are members of Christ-St. Paul Church on Yonges Island, SC where Terry has served as a Vestry Member and Senior Warden. Terry and Helen have two adult children, son, Terence T. Jenkins III, and daughter, Callie Jenkins Lalich and three grandchildren, Grace, Cotsey, and Waties.