In June 2017, Mary Tilton joined Bamberg County as the Keep Bamberg County

Beautiful Coordinator. Ms. Tilton also serves as the County's Public Information Officer.


Prior to working for Bamberg County, Ms. Tilton's professional experience included education and non-profit administration. Ms. Tilton was a science teacher for fifth grade through community college. She was also the Executive Director of Back Bay Restoration Foundation in Virginia Beach, VA, where she worked to protect and preserve the Back Bay watershed through stewardship, education, and outreach.


Ms. Tilton has a B.S. in Biology from the University of New Hampshire and an M.S. in Fisheries and Wildlife Science from Virginia Tech.


In 2015, Ms. Tilton and her family moved to her husband's family's property in Denmark, SC. They love living in Bamberg County! Ms. Tilton is married to her husband, David Bishop, and they have two daughters, two dogs, three cats, three beehives, a big vegetable garden, and a growing flock of chickens!