Mr. Bobby Southerlin (B.A., University of South Carolina; M.A.,University of Georgia) has over 20 years experience in Southeastern archaeology. He has participated in and managed all phases of archaeological investigations for both research facilities and cultural resource management (CRM) firms. Mr. Southerlin served as Vice President for one of the largest CRM firms in the Southeast for eight years before establishing ACC, Inc. His research interests include prehistoric settlement patterns and technologies. He is a primitive technologist and produces museum quality reproductions of prehistoric ceramics and stone tools. Mr. Southerlin is CEO of ACC, Inc., and serves as Senior Archaeologist and Principal Investigator. Click here for detailed resume.
Ms. Dawn Reid (B.S., University of California; M.A., University of Georgia) has 20 years experience in archaeology. She has worked extensively in California, the Southwest, and Mesoamerica, but has focused on the Southeast for the last 10 years. She has conducted all levels of archaeological investigations in Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. Her research interests include prehistoric subsistence patterns and she specializes in the analyses of faunal remains recovered from prehistoric sites. Ms. Reid is President of ACC, Inc. and serves as Senior Archaeologist and Principal Investigator. Click here for detailed resume.
Mr. Michael O’Neal (B.A., Appalachian State University; M.A., University of Arkansas) has six years experience in southeastern archaeology. His master’s work focused on ground stone technology from the Middle Missouri Subarea in South Dakota. Mr. O’Neal has worked in Arkansas, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. Mr. O’Neal has participated in numerous survey and testing projects, as well as serving as Project Manager on several surveys in North Carolina, Virginia, and South Carolina. His interests include lithic technology, ceramics, and geographic information systems. Mr. O’Neal currently holds the position of Senior Archaeologist. Click here for detailed resume.
Ms. Rachel Tibbetts (B.A., Yale University; M.A., University of Southampton, England) is Vice President and Laboratory Director. She brings a wide breadth of experience to ACC, Inc. She has formal training in underwater archaeology, where her interests center on Phoenician trade in the western Mediterranean. In addition, she has experience both in the United States and Europe in conservation and preservation, fieldwork (both underwater and terrestrial), experimental archaeology, and cultural heritage management. She is particularly interested in historic archaeology and educational dissemination. Click here for detailed resume.
Ms. Brooke Brilliant (B.S., College of Charleston; M.A. University of South Carolina) has five years experience in southeastern archaeology and is an active member of the Archaeological Society of South Carolina. Her master’s work examined the colonial interactions between Native Americans and African Americans in the South Carolina Lowcountry through an analysis of colonoware. Ms. Brilliant has worked in South Carolina, North Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Alabama, and New Hampshire. She is interested in the African diaspora in the New World, colonial interactions, creolization and ethnogenesis. Click here for detailed resume.