President / COO IMI Resort Holdings, Inc.
Darrell Whitaker comes from a varied business background and has held several executive positions in nationwide companies for over 35 years, focusing on areas such as finance and operations. Prior to joining IMI in January 2004, he served as Chief Operating Officer at The Cliffs Communities, Inc. As Chief Operating Officer for IMI Resort Holdings, Inc. Darrell is responsible for the overall financial aspects of IMI and its subsidiaries, their current and future business initiatives and long-term strategic planning.
Darrell has been a member of the Board of Directors of World Acceptance Corporation since 2008. A graduate of the University of South Carolina-Spartanburg, Darrell received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant, Chartered Global Management Accountant and holds a South Carolina real estate brokers license.
Darrell currently resides in Greenville, SC with his wife, Teresa. He has a son and his family that reside in Greenville, SC and a daughter residing in Charleston, SC. During his spare time, Darrell enjoys playing the guitar and exploring the great outdoors backpacking, camping, and golfing.