Laurel Maultsby – Publisher
Fifteen years ago she started Focus on the Coast in hopes of bringing local businesses and readers together to explore all that our coastal community has to offer. Now she’s sharing the beautiful venues, vendors and brides of the coast.
Drewe Smith – Editor-in-Chief
As a Wilmington native, Drewe loves showing others the best of what Wilmington has to offer. She is a big fan of farmers’ markets, iced coffee, and taking her camera with her everywhere she goes.
Becky Starkey – Managing Editor
After moving to Wilmington from her home state of Virginia to pursue a writing degree, Becky surprisingly found a second home here. As an editor and writer, she brings a keen eye and poet’s sensibility to the magazine.
Haley Halford – Creative Director
Dana Laymon – Sales & Contributor
Dana Laymon is a portrait and boudoir photographer and owner/founder of Wilmington Weddings and Events. Her passion is building up the wedding community and getting the word out to brides about Wilmington and why it’s THE best place to get married. As a Wilmington bride herself, she wants to help other brides to have as magical of a wedding as she did. When she’s not working, you can find her renovating her new house with her husband and trying out the latest donut shop.
Adrian Risk – Intern
Kate Supa – Staff Photographer