Keener, Cady Nell

Executive Director, GGC Foundation

Keener, Cady Nell

Cady Nell joined the Greenwood Genetic Center (GGC) Foundation in 2022 as the Executive Director. She oversees the day-to-day operations of the foundation, the fundraising arm of the Greenwood Genetic Center. Cady Nell works collaboratively across the GGC campus and externally with philanthropists who are eager to support the mission of the GGC. She comes to the GGC after 9.5 years in higher education development, most recently serving as the Associate Vice President for Development & Special Gifts at Charleston Southern University. Cady Nell became a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) in 2020.

Contact Information

Office (864)388-1813
Email [email protected]


  • B.S., Business Administration, University of South Carolina, 2009
  • M.B.A., Charleston Southern University, 2015
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