Warren was born and raised on James Island, and in 2000 Warren went into business with his family in the property management company where he successfully guided the company from managing 50 properties to more than 275 throughout the Charleston tri-county area.
Warren graduated from Presbyterian College with a degree in History, after which he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. He trained at Parris Island near Beaufort and in Virginia as an Intelligence Analyst. He was stationed in Okinawa, Japan in the 3rd Marine division and later served with the 12th Marine regiment. Warren was then transferred to Tampa, FL to work with CENTCOM.
Since entering the field of Real Estate, Warren has been active in professional business associations, especially promoting the high ethical standards of REALTORS®. He served as the chair of Professional Standards Committee, which enforces the REALTOR® Code of Ethics, leads the Property Managers’ Association and served as a board member of the Charleston Trident Multiple Listing Service, all connected with the Charleston Trident Association of REALTORS®.
Warren was also a founding member of the Charleston Chapter of NARPM which is the National Association of Residential Property Managers. He has served the on the Chapter Board in multiple positions including 2 years as President. Warren is also one of less than a dozen property managers in SC to have obtained his RMP which is a designation offered by NARPM and is earned through service to the association and significant amounts of additional education.
His leadership has not been limited to business; Warren has served as PTA president of the James Island Elementary School and served on the District 3 Constituent School Board. Warren has stayed active in local politics and once served as the 2nd Vice-Chair of the Charleston County Republican Party.
Warren has also dedicated 7 years to James Island Youth Soccer club servicing as President. Under his leadership the privately run soccer club has grown by 400% and is considered one of the premier youth soccer organizations in SC. Warren also oversaw the growth of the club's 2 spotlight tournaments bring over 375 out of town teams to Charleston each year.
Warren, his wife Rieko, and their three children – Kenneth, Samuel, and Yuria, reside on James Island in the home he grew up in off Ft. Johnson Rd. Kenneth is studying engineering at Clemson University while Samuel and Yuria are currently in high school where they are both playing varsity soccer for their respective teams.
In his free time, Warren and his family take advantage of the wonderful nature around Charleston and can often be found in the water near Morris Island and Folly Beach.