Our Board of Directors

The Greenwood Genetic Center is fortunate to benefit from the vast knowledge and experience of an accomplished board of directors. With eleven voting members and a representative from the Department of Disabilities and Special Needs, this group brings their diverse areas of expertise to bear on the governing of the Center. Past directors with exemplary service to our organization are eligible to be named Director Emeritus.

We are grateful for their unwavering support of our mission.


Dell Baker, Chairman

Bradshaw, Gordon & Clinkscales, LLC | Greenville, SC

John R. Hunt, MD, Vice Chairman/Secretary

Anderson Surgical Associates | Anderson, SC

John A. Miller, Jr., Treasurer

President Emeritus | The AnMed Health System | Anderson, SC

Michael Beckish, MD

Greenville Health System | Greenville, SC

Dan Cooper

Chief of Staff | TriCounty Technical College | Pendleton, SC

Dan Dennis, PE, PLS

President | Dennis Corporation | Columbia, SC

David Fleming, PhD

Associate Dean | Clemson University | Clemson, SC

Kristin Manske, PT, DPT, CWS

CEO | Greenwood Regional Rehabilitation Hospital | Greenwood, SC

Edward Massey

President | Patriot Healthcare | Greenville, SC

Julian J. Nexsen, Jr.

Retired | Greenwood Communities & Resorts | Greenwood, SC

Chris Przirembel, PhD

VP, Emeritus | Clemson University | Greenville, SC

John W. McAlhany, PhD

Emeritus, Retired | Greenwood Capital Associates | Greenwood, SC

James McDonald

Emeritus | McDonald Patrick Poston Hemphill & Roper, LLC | Greenwood, SC

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