As flowers bloom and trees show off new leaves, we’re reminded of the power of nature. In this issue, we also celebrate some of the powerful, kind and diverse people who make Hilton Head Island and Bluffton great places to live. John McCann, the new mayor of Hilton Head, shares his plans and prior- ities. Female business leaders and others answer questions about their lives and careers in our Leading Ladies special section. And fashion and tennis icon Stan Smith reveals his new book about his life and the shoe that the whole world loves.