Debbie Nelson

Debbie Nelson

Debbie Nelson is the president and founder of DNA Creative Communications, a woman-owned public relations and inspirational marketing firm for nonprofit organizations. Under Debbie’s leadership, in 2010 DNA founded Shine the Light Nonprofit Forums, an annual training program for Greenville nonprofits in partnership with the Community Foundation of Greenville County, the United Way of Greenville County, the Hollingsworth Funds, the Jolley Foundation and The Graham Foundation. To support other nonprofits across the state, she also manages professional development for Together SC. As an advocate for the nonprofit community, regularly Debbie shares nonprofit stories in her Shine the Light columns in the Greenville Business Magazine. Debbie is a graduate of Leadership Greenville, Leadership South Carolina and the Riley Institute’s Diversity Leadership Initiative. She has served on the boards of the Greenville Area Development Corporation, the South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities, the United Way of Greenville County and the United Way Association of South Carolina.