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

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

Julian J. Nexsen, Jr.

Retired | Greenwood Communities & Resorts | Greenwood, SC

Chris Przirembel, PhD

VP, Emeritus | Clemson University | Greenville, SC

Holisa Wharton, PhD, MS, RN, CNE, CNL

Dean, William Preston Turner School of Nursing | Lander University | Greenwood, SC

John W. McAlhany, PhD

Emeritus, Retired | Greenwood Capital Associates | Greenwood, SC

James McDonald

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

Meet Ella

Meet Ella

We will remember February 26th for the rest of our lives. On that day, we received the call from the Greenwood Genetic Center that they had discovered our daughter, Ella Marie, has Kleefstra syndrome. Very early on, my wife, Kelly, observed Ella being delayed in some of her milestones. Kelly monitored Ella’s progression and sought out testing in an effort to get Ella some assistance. Along the way, we were sent to GGC and met with Dr. Roger Stevenson ...

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