Darren is the owner of Oliver Pluff and Company, a local business that creates early American tea, coffee, and spice blends for historical and gourmet markets and sells via wholesale and on-line retail. Darren is a retired US Air Force Brigadier General, whose 28 year career included tours as the 437 Airlift Wing Commander at Joint Base Charleston, and as the Commandant of the National War College. He and his wife Tina have settled into Charleston life with their two teenagers.