Our Board of Directors

The Greenwood Genetic Center is fortunate to benefit from the vast knowledge and experience of an accomplished board of directors. The twelve-member voting body includes six members appointed by the Greenwood Genetic Center and six members appointed by Mainsail, a subsidiary of the Medical University of South Carolina. A representative from the Department of Disabilities and Special Needs also sits on the board as a non-voting member. This group brings their diverse areas of expertise to bear on the governing of the Center.

The Greenwood Genetic Center Holdings Board is responsible for appointing the six GGC members to the Board of Directors and exercising other defined powers under the GGC/MUSC Membership Agreement. The eleven-member Holdings Board is comprised of the six GGC appointees of the Board of Directors along with five additional members.

We are grateful for their unwavering support of our mission.



Dell Baker, Chair

Accountant | Bradshaw, Gordon & Clinkscales, LLC | Greenville, SC | GGC appointee

John A. Miller, Jr., Treasurer

President Emeritus | The AnMed Health System | Anderson, SC | GGC appointee

Terri Barnes

VP and Co-founder | Applied Data Technologies | Rock Hill, SC | MUSC appointee

Henry “Fritz” Butehorn, MD

Physician | Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System | Greer, SC | MUSC appointee

Richard Christian, MD

Physician | Orthopaedic Associates of the Lakelands | Greenwood, SC | MUSC appointee

Howell Clyborne

Retired VP | Greenville Health System | Greenville, SC | GGC appointee

Reid Conrad

Entrepreneur | Enterprise Software and Technology Industry | Ninety Six, SC | MUSC appointee

Julian J. Nexsen, Jr.

Retired Attorney and President | Greenwood Communities & Resorts | Greenwood, SC | GGC appointee

Chris Przirembel, PhD

VP, Emeritus | Clemson University | Greenville, SC | GGC appointee

Charles Schulze

Accountant | Charles W. Schulze, CPA | Greenwood, SC | MUSC appointee

William “Bill” Stevens

Retired | Banking Industry | Greenwood, SC | MUSC appointee

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

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

Robin Blackwood

Commissioner | Department of Disabilities and Special Needs | Greenville, SC | DDSN representative

Dan Cooper

Chief of Staff | TriCounty Technical College | Pendleton, SC | GGC Holdings Board

Matt Logan, MD

President and CEO | Self Regional Healthcare | Greenwood, SC | GGC Holdings Board

Bubba Self

President and CEO | Greenwood Communities & Resorts | Greenwood, SC | GGC Holdings Board

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 LEARN MORE

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